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Job/Internship Resources

Before you start applying for internships and full-time positions, it is essential that you have a resume, cover letter, and list of references prepared. It is recommended that you begin your job and internship search several months in advance so donít wait until the last minute!

Even if they are not required by your major, internships are a great way to explore a potential career, gain experience and obtain professional contacts for post-graduation. Be sure to register on Nittany Lion Career Network to check out available jobs and internships both locally and nationwide!

If you need help preparing for your job or internship search, please contact the Advising and Career Center at 717-771-4053 to schedule an appointment with a career counselor.

The Advising and Career Center will provide you with job and internship resources

Job and Internship Fair Information
See a listing of upcoming local and regional job and internship fairs.

Featured Local Internship Sites
Companies in the local area providing internship opportunities.


Résumé Writing Advice (PDF)
Build a Better Résumé
Quintessential Résumé Examples and Advice
JobStar Résumé Examples and Advice

Cover Letters

Cover Letter Advice (PDF)
Quintessential Careers Cover Letter Examples

Interview Resources

Interviewing Advice (PDF)
Salary Calculator Tool from NACE

Penn State Career Guide(PDF)

Salary surveys from the National Association of Colleges and Employers - are published quarterly and housed in the Advising and Career Center library. These surveys compile data from over 250 college and university career offices across the United States. The reports consist of starting salary offers made to new graduates.

Jobs / Internships

Networking for a Job Search (PDF)
The Job Search (PDF)

"Featured" Local Internship Sites

Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts
Hershey Entertainment and Resorts

Employers, if you would like your organization’s internship site posted on this page please contact Andrew Cladwell at

Penn State Career Web Sites and Internship Documents

Nittany Lion RecruitingPenn State Nittany Lion Career Network - job postings, on-campus recruiting, resume books
Penn State University Bank of America Career Services Center
Penn State Alumni Association
Penn State Post-Graduation Activities
Penn State University College Internship Documentation - Student (PDF)
Penn State University College Internship Documentation - Work-Site Supervisor (PDF)
Penn State York's IST Internship Web page
Penn State Engineering Co-op and Internship Office
Penn State Undergraduate Research Opportunities
Harrisburg Semester: Policymaking in Harrisburg – Internships and Seminar

Local, State, and Regional Web sites

York Chamber of Commerce
York County Economic Development Corporation
Economic Development Company of Lancaster
York County
Lancaster Chamber of Commerce
Lancaster Young Professionals
Harrisburg Chamber of Commerce
Harrisburg Young Professionals
Hanover Chamber of Commerce
Baltimore County Chamber of Commerce
Nationwide Directory of Chambers of Commerce
York Daily Record
The Patriot-News
The Baltimore Sun
The Washington Post
Jobs in York
Technology Council of Central PA
Veterans Resource Central Career Center
PA Job Source
PA Association of Nonprofit Organizations
PA CareerLink
PA State Civil Service Commission
PA Department of Community & Economic Development
Best Places to Work in PA
Central Penn Business Journal - Check out the Daily News online or read the weekly subscription available in the Advising and Career Center. Make sure you know what's happening with companies in Central PA.

Internship, Employment and All-Purpose Web sites

Action Without Borders
Career Builder
Career Jet
Cool Jobs
Federal Government Job Bank
Green Careers Guide
Job Hunters Bible
MonsterTRAK (Monster's entry-level job search site)
Nonprofit Careers
Nonprofit Jobs
Pennsylvania Job Network
Quintessential Careers
Rising Star Internships
Simply Hired
Volunteering Jobs

Job Posting/Company Verification Disclaimer

Read the full disclaimer which describes the shared responsibility among Penn State Career Services (including University Park and Commonwealth Campus career offices) and internship/job seekers in researching and identifying potential concerns about the legitimacy of employers and their respective postings.


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