There’s no better way to explore future career options and make yourself marketable than time on the job. In fact, more than one-third of our students who have full-time jobs secured prior to graduation have previously interned with their future employer. We can help you find the perfect internships to explore career paths and help you put your best foot forward to get your professional life rolling.

Tony Rice (Agribusiness Management, 2019) interned at the White House and in the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative in 2019.

Tony Rice (Agribusiness Management, 2019) interned at the White House and in the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative in 2019.

Know what you want. Know where to look.

Internships are for exploring career possibilities and gaining real-world experience in advance of landing your first full-time gig. Penn State has a host of resources to help you find both as you prepare for your ag sciences future. 

Getting started

Set goals. Make plans. What does your future look like?

Advisers, faculty mentors, and career service professionals are here to help you set goals and think about what you want out of your Penn State experience and beyond. They will help you take charge of your future. (For credit-based internships, see your adviser first.) Be sure to plan early! Recruiting season for jobs and internships begins in the fall.

Nittany Lion Careers

Opportunities await at Nittany Lion Careers.

Nittany Lion Careers is Penn State's single-service recruiting platform, available only to Penn State students and alumni who want to find jobs and internships and connect with prospective employers. Nittany Lion Careers also provides information about development opportunities and recruiter information sessions. Log in and start exploring the possibilities. 

Additional search tools

Where else to look for more ag science opportunities.

Nittany Lion Careers isn't the only place for finding jobs and internships. Ask your adviser about resources related to your specific academic field, and check out these websites:

Current Students: Report your internship to Career Services

Did you recently have an internship or externship experience? We want to know! Tell us about it by completing this brief survey.

Contact

Lori Connelly
  • Director of Experiential Learning and Career Services
Jenny Storch
  • Administrative Support Assistant

Contact

Lori Connelly
  • Director of Experiential Learning and Career Services
Jenny Storch
  • Administrative Support Assistant