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Pennsylvania State University--University Park

University Park, PA
Careers

Penn State Students Say...

The typical Penn State graduate has a starting salary of around $50,600, and 50 percent report that their job has a great deal of meaning. Past that, students choose Penn State for its vast alumni network. How vast, you ask? Students boast of “access to an alumni network of over half a million, and ... More More

Visiting And Contact Information

201 Shields Building

University Park, PA 16802

United States

Phone: 814-865-5471

Fax: 814-863-7590

Website

Career Placement

  • Career Services
  • Alumni Network
    Alumni Services
    Classes
    Interest Inventory
    Internships
    Regional Alumni
On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes
  • Career Opportunities at School
  • Cooperative Learning
    Experiental Learning
    Internships

Graduation Rates

Freshman who graduate within 4 years
65.47%
Freshman who graduate within 5 years
83.88%
Freshman who graduate within 6 years
86.1%

PayScale

Median Starting Salary
$50,600
Mid-Career Salary
$84,500
Alumni who recommend school
85%
Alumni with high job meaning
50%
Alumni with high job satisfaction
66.67%
Prominent Alumni
Paul BergNobel Prize winner in Chemistry
Guion S. BlufordAmerica's first African American in space
Lisa SaltersJournalist for ESPN and Sports Emmy Award Nominee in 2008.
Thomas RidgeFormer Gov. of PA and Former Director of Homeland Security
Michael B. ReidGrammy winning musician and composer
Margaret CarlsonFirst female columnist for Time magazine
Web Linkhttp://alumni.psu.edu/images/famous-penn-staters?b_start:int=72

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Careers

  • ROE Rating:
    86
  • Career Services:
     
  • Alumni Network
    Alumni Services
    Classes
    Interest Inventory
    Internships
    Regional Alumni
  • On-Campus Job Interviews:
    Yes
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