Career Resources

Career Resources

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Exploring Majors and Careers

How to explore major and career options and why you want to.


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Resumes and Cover Letters

Whether you have a resume that needs updated or you’re building your first one these resources will help. Do companies still want a cover letter? Find out how to write it.


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Looking for Internships and Jobs 

Are you making the most of your search? Use these resources to make sure you have the right plan.


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Career Fairs

Learn how to gain the most benefit from career fairs.


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What you need to know to succeed in presenting yourself well before, during, and after the interview. 


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Salaries and Negotiating Offers

As you look for that first full-time position, learn how and when to talk about these details.


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Personal Branding and Networking

Why network as a college student? Am I establishing the right image for myself? Learn how to begin developing professional relationships that can change your life!


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Graduate School

Thinking about applying to graduate school? Learn the Timelines and processes and questions to consider.


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Diversity Resources

Tailored resources for individual groups


Penn State Career Guide (PDF) | (ePub for phone/iPad)

This annual resource is used by undergraduate and graduate students as a comprehensive career reference to explore everything from career options and majors to searching for a full-time position. 

College Plan

Career Closet

Learn about ACPC's FREE Career Closet—open to all students,


Online Career Resources

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.