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Max Schmid of Penn State Brandywine

A quick look at one of Penn State’s most versatile degrees

When Brian Fairfield and Max Schmid couldn’t find Penn State degrees that matched their hopes, they created their own through a little-known University program: the bachelor of philosophy degree (BPHIL).
Joseph Longobardi

Planning ahead: Brandywine IST majors discuss benefits of interning early

Joseph Longobardi and Tisa Huynh, Penn State Brandywine seniors studying information sciences and technology, got a head start on their internship requirements. Today, they’re reaping the benefits of their foresight and face promising careers after graduation.
Yasmine Baroody, Penn State Brandywine Alumna

Unexpected opportunity leads former Brandywine student to success at J.P. Morgan

Yasmine Baroody, a J.P. Morgan employee and Penn State alumna, almost walked right past her future career.
Meg Wieger finished high school early to pursue her dream of becoming a country music singer. Now, she’s pursuing another dream: earning a college degree and beginning a career in the renewable energy industry.

For adult learners, study abroad one step toward realizing dreams

For adult learners, a study abroad component can pose unique challenges. But adult learners — many with full-time jobs, families or both — have found ways to successfully juggle the tasks to make studying abroad a reality.
Junior Erin Dolan secured a summer internship at ESPN

Broadcast journalism student earns summer internship with ESPN

Erin Dolan, a broadcast journalism major, has been named one of eight internship/scholarship winners nationally through a program conducted by the Association for Women in Sports Media (AWSM). She earned a $1,000 scholarship and will be a production intern for ESPN.
Penn State Brandywine's Christina Shoemaker

Brandywine business student turns classroom knowledge into real-world success

Like many students, Christina Shoemaker, a business major at Penn State Brandywine, used to wonder how her math and marketing courses would relate to the real world. Then she took a job at Communications Test Design Inc.
Penn State Brandywine faculty forum

Brandywine advisory board discusses internship opportunities at faculty forum

Five members of the Penn State Brandywine Advisory Board conducted a panel discussion with campus faculty and staff at a faculty forum meeting on Oct. 4. The discussion covered a variety of topics, but focused especially on the subject of student internships.
Sushrut Shringarputale

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Sushrut Shringarputale, who’s studying computer science, recently traveled to Arizona and California for an internship opportunity with Infineon Technologies. 

Sushrut Shringarputale

Becoming an IT pro

Computer science major Sushrut Shringarputale recently traveled to California and Arizona for a unique information technology internship opportunity.
Penn State alumna Miranda Biondi and Jodi Dickinson

Brandywine alumnae, former athletes find success at Nobel Learning Communities

Miranda Biondi, a 2016 Penn State graduate who attended the Brandywine campus, applied for a position at Nobel Learning Communities after hearing about the job opportunity through the Student Career Connection, an email provided by Brandywine’s career services office. She ended up accepting an unexpected role within the company and making an unexpected friend.

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