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.

Who Hires Accounting Majors? 

Employers of recent Behrend Accounting graduates include Bank of America, BDK CPAs and Advisors, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Ernst & Young, GE Transportation, Hill Barth & King, John Deere, LORD Corporation, PNC Bank, U.S. Bank, Verizon Communications, and Westinghouse Electric. 

Career Planning

Penn State Behrend has a comprehensive support system to help you identify and achieve your goals for the classroom and beyond. Meet with your academic adviser often and also take advantage of the services offered by the Academic and Career Planning Center and by the Black School of Business’ Professional Development Program. You can do this beginning your first semester on campus.

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 adviser or the Academic and Career Planning Center.