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.

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.

1855 Capital Partners Equitrans Midstream MorganFranklin Consulting
A.T. Kearney, Inc. Ericsson Inc. NextEra Energy, Inc.
Abbott Laboratories ExxonMobil Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp.
Abercrombie & Fitch Co. EY LLP Pacific Gas & Electric
Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.

Fiserv, Inc.

Pacific Life Insurance Co., Inc. Flextronics International, LTD Penn State University
American Sugar Refining, Inc. Ford Motor Company PharmaACE
Amgen Inc. Forian Inc. Project Widgets Inc.
Apple Inc. Fresh Inc. Red Hat, Inc.
AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP GEP  Reef Technology Inc.
AT&T GlobalFoundries Sanofi Genzyme Corporation


Goertek Electronics Santander Bank, N.A.
AVIC Capital Investment Co., LTD Guidehouse Consulting Seko Logistics 
Bayer Corporation Hanesbrands Inc. South Jersey Industries, Inc.
BearingPoint Consulting Inc. Henkel Spaceflight
Bliley Technologies  Highmark Health Sysco Corporation
Bristol Myers Squibb Company Honeywell International, Inc. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
Capital Edge Consulting HP, Inc. TATA Consultancy Services
Caterpillar Inc.
IBM Corp
TE Connectivity
Chevron Corporation Infor (US), Inc. Tesla, Inc.
Chewy Inc. Intel Corp. The Hershey Company
Cigna Corporation Johnson & Johnson TPI Composites
Citigroup Inc. JP Morgan Chase & Company Under Armour, Inc
Clarkston Consulting Lenovo  Vail Resorts Inc.
CohnReznick Lockheed Martin Verizon Communications Inc.
Dell Technologies Inc. Logistics Management Institute Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Deloitte Consulting LLP L'Oreal USA Inc. Walmart
E & J Gallow Winery MaksActivewear LLC West Monroe Partners
Eastman Chemical Company Mattel, Inc. YLYK
Eaton Corp. Merck & Co. Yunxuetang
Edwards Lifesciences Corp. Microsoft Corporation ZS Associates