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Career and Major Exploration

MyPlan.com

  • Interactive program students can use to explore information on majors and careers
  • Penn State students can gain free access to all assessments and resource information available on this system
  • Come to Career Services to get the code to access this useful tool

Advising at PSU

  • Provides links to each Penn State undergraduate college’s home page
  • Provides lists of Penn State majors
  • Provides advising information

 Major Quest

  • Explore majors at Penn State by area of interest.

Occupational Outlook Handbook

  • Developed by the U.S. Department of Labor
  • Nationally recognized source of career information containing thousands of occupations

O*NET

  • Serves as the nation’s primary source of occupational information and is continually updated
  • Provides comprehensive information on key attributes and characteristics of workers and occupations

 Wet Feet Career Resource Library

  • Comprehensive information related to careers, industries, salaries, and more
  • Videos of career topics and employers
  • Create an account using your @psu.edu email address

 Vault Online Career Library (Career Insider)

  • Comprehensive information related to careers, industries, salaries, and more; also includes employee surveys
  • Create an account using your @psu.edu email address
  • Download 60+ free career, industry, and employer guides

Job/Internship Search

  • Monster.com
  • The Riley Guide

    • Online job search listing many useful websites and services
    • Comprehensive Internet guide with explanations about each website profiled
  • Internships.com
  • Internships-Usa.com
    Internship opportunities for non-technical majors (i.e. Liberal Arts, Communications, Arts, etc.)
    • Select “Student Login” on the right
    • Login: PennState
    • Password: NittanyLions
    • Select “Internships for Undergraduates” on the right
  • Lime Connect, Inc.

    A not-for-profit organization that’s re-branding disability by attracting, preparing and connecting high-potential students and alumni who happen to have disabilities for scholarships, internships, The Lime Connect Fellowship Program and full-time careers with our corporate partners – the world’s leading corporations.

  •  Going Global Career Country Guides

    • Premier website for the international job or internship search with accurate and up-to-date country-specific information on hot industries, in-demand careers, visa restrictions
    • Employment information for major U.S. cities and states, including internship and job postings
    • Access the site by logging in with your Penn State userid and password

     


Other Resources

InterviewStream

Interview Stream is a self-paced online interview practice tool that allows you to build and customize an interview based on your major or area of interest. The system also has best-practice videos from experts.

  • Click “Create an Account”
  • Fill in the fields as prompted and then click “Register”
  • Come to Career Services to get an instruction sheet on how to use InterviewStream

LinkedIn

  • Build your professional identity online and stay in touch with colleagues and classmates
  • Discover professional opportunities, business deals, and new ventures
  • Get the latest news, inspiration, and insights you need to be great at what you do
Career Information Center

Visit the Career Information Center at University Park for additional resources.

Graduate School Information

 

Career Services
Struthers Family Career Services Center
Penn State Wilkes-Barre
Lehman, PA 18627

Contact:
Karen Ford
klf19@psu.edu
(570) 675-9208