Advising and Career Services Events & Fairs

Advising and Career Services Events & Fairs


student talking to employer at job fair

Student attending career fair.

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Brandywine Events

University Park Events

Regional Events

Virtual Events


Prepare for October 11th Career Fair
(see preparation events and details below shown in date order)

Brandywine Events

Walk-in Resume Assistance
Most Mondays all semester plus Thursdays in September
12:00 – 1:30 p.m.
104 Main 

How to Find a Job/Internship: Effective Methods and Amazing Resources
September 6 (Wednesday)

11:15 – 12:05 p.m.
203 Tomezsko 

Meet the Interns
September 13 (Wednesday)

12:15 – 1:15 p.m.
Tomezsko Lounge

All students encouraged to browse and learn. Come and go as you are able.
Learn from Brandywine Interns in Business, IST and Communications
(Organized by Internship Coordinators of these 3 programs)

Speed Networking with Alumni
September 27 (Wednesday)

12:15 – 1:15 p.m.
Tomezsko Lounge
Co-Sponsored by SGA, Blue & White Society, Career Services & Alumni office

Career Fair Prep – “Making a Great First Impression  / Writing an Effective Resume”
October 5 (Thursday) 

205 Main
12:15 – 1:15 p.m.
All students welcome!

Mock Career Fair
October 6 (Friday)

Commons Building Gymnasium
12:15 – 1:15 p.m. (come and go as you are able)
All students welcome!

Ears on Engineering Careers
October 11 (Wednesday morning)

103 Tomezsko

  • 8:00 – 8:50 a.m. Employer Presentations
  • 8:50– 9:20 a.m. Informal Networking with Engineering Professionals

All engineering students are encouraged to attend!

Career Fair for All Majors
October 11 (Wednesday)

Commons Building Gymnasium

  • Employer / Alumni Presentations (except human services employers)
    11:15 a.m.-12:05 p.m. in the gym
  • Networking with Employers - All Majors
    12:15 - 1:15 p.m. in the gym
  • Employer / Alumni Presentations (human services employers)
    1:25 – 2:15 p.m. in the gym

Attend Career Fair Prep Oct. 5 and Mock Career Fair on Oct. 6 (see above)
All students are encouraged to attend

Advice & A Slice (delicious snacks!)
October 18 (Wednesday)

Advice on how to follow-up after the Career Fair
104 Main
noon – 1:30 p.m. * Come and go as you are able.

Applying to Graduate School w/focus on Human Services
October 30 (Monday)

6:00 – 6:45 p.m.
218 Main

Smeal Info Session:
“What Students with a Smeal Business Degree Goal Need to Know NOW”
November 1 (Wednesday)

  • Smeal Presentation
    12:15-1:15 p.m.
    216 Main
  • Individual 15 min. Appointments with Smeal Career Coach
    1:30-3:30 p.m.
    106 Main (enter conference room through Admissions)

Must schedule an appointment online.  
(you can schedule a meeting even if you cannot attend the presentation)

Smeal-bound students won’t want to miss Lauren Watson’s tips to help you succeed at University Park and beyond. Lauren is a Career Coach from University Park Smeal College.

Mock Interviews
Various dates/times/locations and by appointment

Through Intern Prep classes: BA 297, BA 420, CNED 280, HDFS 490
If not enrolled in a prep class, schedule an appointment in 104 Main or call 610-892-1390 

University Park Events

Partial listing of career fairs at University Park
(see additional listings below which may not be included here)

IST Pro Expo (for Internships and Jobs)
September 11 (Monday)

10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Westgate Building, University Park

Career Days at University Park
September 12, 13, 14 

All Majors Welcome!
11 a.m. – 4 p.m., Bryce Jordan Center

September 12 (Tue.) – F/T jobs non-technical
September 13 (Wed.) – Internships/Co-Op
September 14 (Thu.) – F/T jobs technical

Nursing Career Fair
November 6 (Monday)

11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
HUB Robeson Center @ University Park

Business Career Events through Smeal
Various dates at University Park

Communications JobExpo.Comm
For internships and jobs
Date TBD
9 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.,
HUB Robeson Center @ University Park 

Engineering Career Week
Date TBD
The Nittany Lion Inn

Regional Events

Veterans Job Fair
Open to Veterans Only
Various Dates (some events are virtual)

Veterans Job Search Site

Regional Job Fair (held several times a year)
Crowne Plaza, King of Prussia
Check the website for specific dates and times  

Regional Job Fair (held several times a year)
Crowne Plaza, City Avenue, Philadelphia
Check the website for specific dates and times

Virtual Fairs

For a listing of all upcoming online fairs through Penn State, visit:
Includes the following (check the website to see which fairs recruit interns):

  • Hire Big 10+ Virtual Career Fair
  • Working in PA Online Fair
  • High-Tech Recruitment Day
  • Hire Penn State with Experience
  • Public Service Recruitment
  • Major Cities, Major Opportunities