Careers and Internships

Careers and Internships

Our Grads Go Places - Economics

Chris Collins and Brianne Palmer discuss how their education at Penn State Behrend prepared them for their future. Penn State Behrend graduates go places!

​Economics Jobs

The National Association of Business Economists (NABE) conducts a biennial salary survey. Entry level salary information from the 2010 survey indicates a median base salary of $120,000 for members as of April 2010.
Employers of Penn State Behrend graduates include: U.S. Senate, Federal Reserve Banks, Duquesne University, American Express Financial Advisors, AT&T, Fleet Bank of New York, Mellon Bank, MBNA Marketing Systems, Price Waterhouse Coopers Consulting, SAS Institute, and GSA Global Supply Chain Sourcing.

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.