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Information about Education Career Services available to all students and alumni of the Penn State College of Education

Education Career Services

 

Education Career Services
101 Bank of America Career Services Center
865-2377
865-5131

studentaffairs.psu.edu/career

The Education Career Services Office assists students and educators preparing for positions in private and public sectors. Some of the services include:

Career counseling focusing on career planning, career opportunities, employer characteristics, and employment trends. Offered on an individual basis, as well as regularly scheduled group sessions connected with education classes.

1. A library of occupational information.
2. An extended file of employment opportunities and job listings.
Candidates interested in Education positions in Pennsylvania must use the PA Standard Teaching Application.
3. A listing of summer jobs and internships appropriate to the student's career interests.
4. A professional credentials file service for graduates, which includes an academic transcript, résumé, and reference letters.
5. Workshops on résumé preparation, job seeking strategies, and interview skills, including a videotaped mock interview with visual and verbal feedback from a trained interviewer.
6. Scheduling interviews throughout the academic year with potential employers, including the annual  Education Career Day at careerfairs@psu.edu

All undergraduate students are encouraged to take advantage of these services, which also are available to alumni.