Last year, Penn State Smeal Alumni Career Services helped alumni enhance their skills and make meaningful connections. Here’s how:

4,557 alumni users and 1,032 job postings on nittanylionCAREERS, 16 webinars and 14 podcast episodes, career transitions fully supports at 158, 35 digital executive group coaching participants, 437, 214 social media interactions, and 9,450 LinkedIn alumni group members

Lifelong Learning Programs

Webinars and Podcasts

Monthly live webinars and podcast episodes feature alumni, executive recruiters, and Penn State Smeal professors with advice and knowledge on trending topics in business. A robust library of more than 100 on-demand programs is available for busy professionals and encore careerists. Upcoming programs include “Strategy and Negotiation: Tips from Smeal ACS Coaches” on Sept. 8.

Job Search Resources

Nittany Lion Careers

Penn State’s free job portal for student and alumni job seekers and employers looking to hire. Opportunities include part-time, full-time, contract, gig, and remote positions. Alumni, employers, and recruiters can create a profile to search, apply, and post high-profile jobs. Recent examples include:

  • Bureau of Securities Compliance & Examinations Director
  • Financial Planning & Analysis Director
  • Marketing Project Manager
  • Risk & Financial Advisory Cyber Analyst
  • Senior Brand Business Development Manager
  • Senior Procurement Manager

Making Connections

Alumni to Alumni Career Support Group

A new LinkedIn alumni group welcomes career discussions and timely connections in an ever-growing pool of talent. Alumni members Kenny Allen II ’15 R M, Halie Ellis ’16 MKTG, and Rachel McGarry ’18 MBA manage the group and encourage their peers to join the online conversations.

Alumni Career Tips

Every Friday, Smeal ACS features an Alumni Career Tip on the LinkedIn network.

Program information and registration can be found on the Smeal Alumni Career Services website: