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IST Parents & Families Day

Share your Penn State experience with those closest to you during IST Parents & Families Day on Oct. 3

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Creating Leaders for the Information Age

We are about solving problems—not those found only in textbooks, but real-world problems that impact everyday lives. Our interdisciplinary programs position students and scholars to take on the complex challenges that exist at the intersection of information, technology, and people.

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Creating Leaders for the Information Age

IST students are in high demand.

100%

of undergraduates complete an internship before graduation

300+

companies actively recruit IST students each year

84%

of undergraduates receive a job offer from their internship provider

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Research in IST is transformative. Through diverse collaborations, thoughtful approaches, and innovative solutions we are changing the way we live, work, and engage with the world.

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Penn State Forever

We are more than a University. We are a network of 700,000 alumni that share a common connection to support the past, present, and future of Dear Old State.

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