Job and Internship Search

Job and Internship Search

Preparing to launch your job or internship search involves more than just thumbing through the classifieds or exploring mega search engines for jobs. A quality job search will involve networking and utilizing a variety of job search strategies and search tools. There are many ways to become focused.

See current listing of Career Services Events on the right for an updated list of workshops and career fairs. Attend a workshop, watch a prerecorded video, or schedule an individual meeting with the campus career counselor. Do something to help yourself move your search to the next level.

Nittany Lion Career Network

Nittany Lion Career Network (NLCN) is the portal for Penn State students and alumni to access job postings. You can upload a resume for employers to view as well as connect with hundreds of alumni via LionLink. Use your standard University user ID and password to access the site. This service is provided for Penn State students and alumni only.

Internship Search

Below are sites that target internships. Another useful way to locate internship or employment opportunities is by searching online. Many internship listings can be located simply by entering the word "internships" in a search engine. is the world’s largest internship marketplace, bringing students, employers and higher education institutions together in one centralized location. Recognized by Forbes as a Top 10 Careers Website, provides a wide variety of interactive, world-class tools and services designed to provide students, employers, and educators with a better understanding of how to optimize internship opportunities.

Penn State Job Boards by College (includes internship postings)

In addition to using the Nittany Lion Career Network, students are encouraged to search for jobs and internships through the following job boards: 

Other Resources

For more job search resources, please visit the Internet Job Search Resources.