Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities

Software Engineering Jobs

The Software Engineering major prepares students for both industry and graduate school while building sound business management, technical consulting, and systems analysis skills.

Who Hires Software Engineering Majors?

Recent employers of Behrend Software Engineering graduates include Erie Insurance, First Energy, GE, IBM, Intel, Lockheed Martin, Microsoft, Northrop Grumman, and Progressive Insurance.

School of Engineering students also were accepted into challenging graduate programs at Case Western Reserve University, Georgia Institute of Technology, University of Massachusetts, University of Michigan, University of North Carolina, Penn State, and Purdue University. 

Career Planning

Penn State Behrend has a comprehensive support system that will help you to identify and achieve your goals for the college classroom and beyond. Meet with your academic adviser often and take advantage of the services offered by the Academic and Career Planning Center beginning in your first semester.

Internships and Co-ops

Students in the Computer, Electrical, or Software Engineering programs can incorporate a cooperative educational or 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 refer to the School of Engineering Student Handbook.