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Job Search Tools

Nittany Lion Alumni Career Network

Connecting alumni talent with employer needs through the power of the Penn State family is the purpose of Nittany Lion Alumni Career Network; Alumni Career Services is proud to include this Internet-based job board in our portfolio of services. Alumni can create accounts, browse employer profiles and job postings, post their résumés for employer consideration, and apply for available positions. Employers can create accounts, post job openings, review applicant credentials, browse alumni résumés (for direct hires), and invite qualified applicants to interview.

Nittany Lion Alumni Career Network accounts are password protected. All employers and job postings are reviewed by the Alumni Career Services office. The service is free of charge and alumni and employers can access the system at any time.

Alumni click here to setup your Nittany Lion Alumni Career Network account.

Employers click here to setup your Nittany Lion Alumni Career Network account.

Alumni JOBSearch

Searching for a new job can be challenging. Penn State alumni can gain the tools they need through this four-session online program.

Alumni JOBSearch will include information on résumé writing, interviewing, and networking. During the four sessions, alumni will explore the tools necessary to find a new job in the current job market.

The fee for the four-session Alumni JOBSearch program is free for Penn State Alumni Association members and $75 for non-members. To learn more about Alumni JOBSearch or to register, visit or
e-mail .

Career Fairs

Alumni have a standing invitation to all career fairs. No registration is required. But if Penn Staters would like to prepare for the fair, they should contact the Alumni Career Services office for information and advice at or 814-865-LINK. Career Fair information can be found at

Alumni are welcome to use On-Campus Interviewing offered through Penn State Career Services.

Online Resources

Penn State Career Services Guide to Job Searching
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Penn State Career Services Guide to Résumé Writing
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Penn State Career Services Guide to Cover Letter Writing (requires Acrobat Reader )

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