Preparing to launch your job or internship search involves more than opening a web browser and typing in search for job in a particular field. A quality job search will involve networking and utilizing a variety of job search strategies and search tools. There are many ways to become focused. Meet with Career Services to develop your job or internship search plan.
Current students enrolled at Penn State Greater Allegheny have access to career services resources You will find information on:
Career Services workshops, career fairs and other career related events
Major and career exploration
Creating your professional brand (resume, cover letter, LinkedIn and more)
Job/internships, professional organizations, special populations
Graduate and professional school planning and exploration
MyPlan is a four-part career assessment that looks at your personality, interests, skills, and values. It is a great tool for both traditional students interested in career/major options and professionals considering a career change. MyPlan will provide a list of occupations that match your results.
Take the career assessments to identify your personal interests, skills, and values
Explore majors and career options
Use MyPlan.com to help figure out what is right for you; follow up with Career Services to discuss your results and further develop your career action plan
Visit http://psuga.myplan.com and click on "Create Free Account" to complete your registration.
Enter license code MURYG8GQ to take your career assessments free of charge. Arrange an appointment with the Career Services to discuss your results and develop your career action plan (code changes on August 8, 2022). Follow up with the Program Coordinator for more information.
Nittany Lion Careers
Use Nittany Lion Careers to view job postings, post your resume in online resume books, find out about on-campus interviewing at several Penn State campuses, and more! You can upload a resume for employers to view. You also have access to hundreds of alumni to connect with via LionLink. To access the system, use your standard Penn State User ID and password. Review the Job Posting/Company Verification Disclaimer.
Lion Link is a professional networking program that links Penn State students and alumni with alumni volunteer Career Coaches. Career Coaches provide valuable information and advice on jobs and careers to Career Explorers, who are alumni or students looking for a job or seeking career-related information. Students can access Lion Link on the Lion Link site.
Learn more about companies and jobs that are available. To find out more about upcoming information sessions or to sign up, visit or call Career Services.
While the following career resources are utilized by many Penn State students and alumni, they are not directly affiliated with Penn State and the University cannot control their security. It is recommended that users NOT create accounts for these resources using the same credentials (username and password) that they use for their Penn State access accounts.