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Penn State Career Services

Penn State Career Services offers a variety of programs and services that supports and facilitates career development for all students. These include: physical & online resource libraries, drop-in and individual career counseling, workshops, resume building, and mock-interviews.

Going Global Career Country Guides

Learn more about what industries, employers, and opportunities exist abroad in other countries by visiting the Going Global website. You can also find information about work permits and visa requirements for employment in other countries.

Nittany Lion Career Network

The Nittany Lion Career Network offers an online database of job postings and job leads/prospects. They also hold information sessions, career fairs, and on-campus interviewing (OCI).

AgSci Career Network

The AgSci Career Network offers similar services as the Nittany Lion Career Network. While this network is smaller, it is specifically tailored to students and alumni in the College of Agricultural Sciences.

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Departments, bureaus, and agencies within the US government use USAJOBS to post many of their position openings. However, it is important to check directly with the department, bureau, or agency of interest, as sometimes positions are not posted on the site.

USAJOBS for Students & Recent Graduates

USAJOBS for Students & Recent Graduates includes positions related to co-ops, internships, entry-level employee programs, and others.


Idealist allows you to search not only jobs, but also organizations, volunteer opportunities, internships, events, programs, resources, and people. You can refine your searches by location, area of focus, job function, employment type, professional level and more. Businesses, NGOs, non-profits, community organizations, and even some government employers all post on Idealist.


Similar to Idealist, DEVEX provides a searchable database of people, organizations, projects, and jobs related to international development. Searches are highly customizable. Viewing certain sections of information may require you to sign up with DEVEX, which is free.