Job Search Resources

Search for local, regional, or global career opportunities as a job seeker or post as a recruiter or employer in Penn State’s student and alumni recruiting platform nittanylionCAREERS.


Penn State’s collaborative, university-wide career system recruiting platform nittanylionCAREERS is available to all job-seeking students and alumni, as well as employers recruiting to hire. Alumni can create an applicant profile, upload a resume, and apply for positions directly through the platform. Organizations wanting to recruit at Penn State can post openings and immediately source candidate pools of experienced talent.

Once posted, relevant opportunities may be shared with active job-seeking clients in our one-to-one career coaching program, shared in our monthly newsletter, or featured in our LinkedIn #HotJobs posts. 


Smeal alumni also have exclusive access to the Smeal Alumni LinkedIn Group to connect with recruiters and post opportunities directly to their peers.


The LionLink Alumni Job Board is designed for Penn State alumni who want to share positions at their companies with fellow Penn State alumni. Either as a job seeker or job poster, you must create a profile in LionLink to become a group member. Select positions may be featured as an alumni "Hot Job."

Careers at Penn State

At Penn State, we think ideas and solutions come from bringing in a multitude of perspectives. The root of Penn State’s success is founded upon the ambition and determination of our talented and diverse faculty, staff, and students. Come work at Penn State, as we are not just a University, we are community-driven to make a difference.


*If you're an employer looking to recruit current undergraduate and graduate students, please see the Smeal Business Career Center's employer resources webpage