Penn State Smeal MBA Corporate Connections

Information on how the Penn State Smeal MBA Program connects students with an array of companies.

Recruiters from a diverse array of companies, non-profits, and governmental agencies annually turn to the Penn State Smeal MBA Program for talent. Over the past five years, hundreds of organizations have hired Smeal MBAs for internships or full-time opportunities.

Our MBA Employer Relations team works to provide the infrastructure and opportunities for you to position yourself for the future.

  • Recruitment Management System: Access job openings, post your resume, email with recruiters, schedule interviews, and find out when recruiters will be on campus for information sessions.
  • On-Campus Recruiting: We arrange for recruiters to come to campus to meet with you whether you are pre-selected as a candidate or wish to attend an open interview session.
  • On-Site Interviews: With service by three major airlines and located within four hours drive of major metropolitan hubs such as New York City, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C., we can often coordinate interviews at the recruiter’s site.
  • Phone and Video Conference Interviews: With in-house videoconferencing equipment and private interview rooms, we can help connect you to recruiters for phone, teleconference, or videoconference interviews.

“Our mission is to make it as easy as possible for leading companies to connect with Penn State Smeal MBAs. Because of the size of our program, we have the ability to work with individual companies in highly tailored ways, providing an environment where organizations are to get what they need and students are ideally positioned to stand out.”
- Paul Poissant, Director of Employer Relations, Penn State Smeal MBA