Corporate Connections

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

Connecting with 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 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 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

Companies Recruiting Smeal MBAs

The Penn State Smeal MBA Program partners with organizations in a variety of industries to create career opportunities for students. We are also constantly working to expand our corporate network. The companies below have hired Smeal MBAs for internships or permanent positions in recent years.

List of Recruiting Companies
A.T. Kearney, Inc. ExxonMobil OrderUp LLC
AB Volvo EY, LLP Pfizer Inc.
AccuWeather, Inc. Facebook, Inc. Pittsburgh Corning
Actuant Corporation Ford Motor Company PolyOne Corporation
ADI Analytics LLC General Electric PPG Industries, Inc.
Agilent Technologies, Inc. GlaxoSmithKline PLC PPL Corporation
Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. Hedgeye Risk Management, LLC Procter & Gamble Company
Airgas, Inc. Hertz Corporation Raytheon Company
Alcoa Inc. Hewlett-Packard Company Reading Royals, Inc. Honeywell International Reckitt Benckiser
AmerisourceBergen Corp. IBM Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Apple Inc. iGATE Corporation Rolls-Royce North America Inc.
ArcelorMittal Inspirage, LLC Samsung Electronics
ARRIS Group, Inc. Intel Corporation SanDisk Corporation
AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP IntelliQ Research, Inc. Sanofi Pasteur
Baker Hughes Incorporated Johnson & Johnson Schneider Electric
BB&T Corporation JPMorgan Chase & Co. Sears Holdings Corporation
BJ's Wholesale Club, Inc. Kennametal Inc. Space Exploration Technologies
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company Kimberly-Clark Corporation Standard Steel, LLC
Capital One Financial Corporation KPMG L.L.P. TE Connectivity Inc.
Chesapeake Energy Corp. L'Oreal USA, Inc. The Dow Chemical Company
Chevron Corporation Lutron Electronics Co., Inc. The Home Depot
Chrysler Mars, Inc. The Walt Disney Company
Citigroup, Inc. McKesson Corporation TOTALogistix
Colgate-Palmolive Company Michelin North America, Inc. Tyco International
Corning Inc. Milliken & Company United Services Automobile Association
Cummins Inc. Moody's Corp. United Technologies Corporation
Dell Inc. Motiva Enterprises LLC USG Corporation
Deloitte Consulting LLP NBC Sports Group Vanguard Group Inc.
Die Tech Metal Stamping NetJets, Inc. Verizon Communications Inc.
DuPont New World Pasta Co. Videon Central
Eastman Chemical Company NIKE Inc. VWR International, LLC
Eaton Corporation Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp. Wells Fargo & Company
Eli Lilly and Company Novus International, Inc. Westinghouse Electric
Environmental Credit Corp. Office Depot Inc. Williams-Sonoma, Inc.