Career Services

Career Services

Penn State Altoona's Career Services Office supports and challenges students and alumni to achieve their goals through the development of life-long career planning and job search skills. The office also provides employment information, experiential education resources, and programming in a customer-oriented environment.

Specific components include career counseling using assessment instruments; explaining occupations and how they relate to academic majors; utilizing career planning resources in the Career Resource Library and using various online resources; gaining experience in your major through summer work experiences and shadowing; interviewing skills; resume preparation; job search strategies; employment opportunities; and assistance with applying to graduate and professional school.