July 15, 2014

Career services ranked No. 2 in the country

Penn State's career services programming and the commitment of advisers to practice a student-centered approach were a large part of the reason the University ranked second in the nation among "colleges with the best career services," according to an independent, student-published guide to college.

College Magazine noted the powerful combination of Penn State's size -- making it regular stop for recruiters seeking a big, talented pool of potential employees -- and the personal attention provded by advisers to students. 

Top 10 Colleges with the Best Career Services (Link)

In addition, for students in the College of Communications, a dedicated, three-person staff in the Office of Internships and Career Services complements University-wide efforts that make Penn State a top school that helps students get a job. Efforts to benefit students in the College include two communications-specific job fairs each year and a notification system that makes students aware of internship openings as they happen. Those notifications are sent to students by email.

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