Careers and Internships

Careers and Internships

Our Grads Go Places - Accounting

Caroline Zhao discusses how her education at Penn State Behrend prepared her for her future. Penn State Behrend graduates go places!

Accounting Jobs

Graduates of Penn State Behrend’s accounting program hold positions such as personal financial adviser, staff accountant, internal auditor, financial analyst, financial management trainee, auditor, cost accountant, and international tax associate.
Employers of Penn State Behrend graduates include: American Express Financial Advisors; Deloitte (CPAs); Erie Insurance Group; Ernst & Young (CPAs); Estee Lauder; GE; IBM; International Paper; KPMG LLP (CPAs); Pricewaterhousecoopers PWC (CPAs); Schaffner, Knight, Minnaugh & Company (CPAs), The Plastek Group; U.S. Dept. of HUD; Weiser Mazards (CPAs).

Career Planning

The Academic and Career Planning Center (ACPC) assists students with career and life planning. You may schedule appointments with the ACPC staff to discuss career interests, skills, values, and goal setting, as well as how to find career information, internships, full-time jobs, and graduate schools. Students are encouraged to utilize the services of the ACPC.

Internships and Co-ops

Students in the School of Business can incorporate an internship experience into their academic program. These professional, career-related experiences in an organizational setting are valuable for a student's professional career development, and students may receive academic credit that applies to their degree program.

If you are a student looking for more information on co-op and internship listings and how to apply, please contact your advisor or the Academic and Career Planning Center.