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Professional and Career Development

Penn State Abington presents Summer Job Search Webinar Series

Check out these great programs for students and alumni hosted by the Penn State Abington Career & Professional Development team throughout the summer. Topics include: Resume and cover letter writing, how to ace the interview, graduate school planning and much more! View the entire program series

Virtual speaker series to focus on career development and leadership skills 

Career and Leadership Success series presented by the college of Liberal Arts


Building Your Professional Presence and Portfolio Online

Wednesday, July 15, 11:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m.

Writing Cover Letters and Interviewing

Wednesday, Aug. 19, 11:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m.

HHD Department Resources


Kinesiology Alumni Round Table Discussion on Careers

Interested in the personal training or physical therapy industries? 

Listen to Kinesiology Alumni, Giancarlo Marcelo Guizado and Jocelyn Connolly discuss their career journey, how Penn State helped contribute to their success, and the advice they want to share with undergraduate students. Listen to the conversation now


Applying to Health Professions School- Peer Panel

HHD students who have been accepted to various health professions schools discuss the application process, how to be a competitive candidate, and how to make the most of your time at Penn State.  Watch now 

Job / internship opportunities

The CDC Foundation 

The CDC Foundation is actively hiring for their COVID Response Corps for positions including contact tracers, epidemiologists, nurses, project managers, administrative assistants, and others – in locations around the country. Today there are many job postings on their COVID-19 Corps jobs website, and it is being updated with new opportunities daily. 

Strategies for Career Resilience

Learn what key attributes employers want when hiring candidates and create a plan of action for how to enhance your professional skills July 7th from 1-1:30 PM Register 


Penn State’s College of the Liberal Arts is hosting a virtual admissions event for students interested in learning about professional graduate programs in the School of Public Policy and the School of Labor and Employment Relations at noon on Thursday, July 9. Online registration is required; the streaming link will be provided upon registration. To learn more about professional graduate programs in the College of the Liberal Arts, visit or

Get Going on Nittany Lion Careers

As a Penn State student, you have an account on Nittany Lion Careers, an online tool that allows you to search for jobs/internships, RSVP for career fairs and workshops, have your resume reviewed, and more! Visit Nittany Lion Careers today to set up your profile! All students are asked to re-enter their GPA, graduation date, and major and agree to the terms each year before using the system.

Career Services