Events

12:00 pm - 12:45 pm

The College of IST is dedicated to providing all students with the necessary resources and assistance to be successful, including workshops throughout the semester on relevant topics. These student development opportunities are focused on improving students’ proficiencies in study and time management.

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join GE on September 23 from noon - 1pm!  Get to know the team, learn about their open positions (full-time and internship), and hear from IST alumni. 

4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

This event is presented by the Penn State (Smeal) Business Career Center.  You will learn about career strategies for international students; beginning with a 30-minute panel to talk about trends in career strategies.  Hear from Penn State Alumni in the field and discuss resources/next steps. Following the panel will be a presentation by DISSA (Directorate of International Student & Scholar Advising) to discuss more about OPT, visas, sponsorships, and working in the U.S.

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Have worries about showing your true self to others? You’re not alone. Find the courage to own and highlight your authentic brand.

11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Fall Career Days is one of the largest collegiate career fairs in the entire country, even online! Register for whichever combination of days works for you, but note that you must register for each day separately.

  • September 21: Non-Technical Full-Time Day
  • September 24: Internship and Co-Op Day
  • September 25: Technical Full-Time Day
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Join us for a virtual panel discussion to explore how Deloitte uses technology. You can ask questions and gain insight from Deloitte professionals on their journey in Risk and Financial Advisory at one of the largest professional services firms in the world.

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Hear directly from Capital One Software Engineers about the differences between writing code for school projects and writing efficient code for long-standing products and services.

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

At bp, we are reimagining energy for our people and our planet, reinventing the company, and performing as we transform. Have fun while testing your knowledge!

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Sign up for a coffee chat with a Capital One campus ambassador to ask questions about intern and rotation programs in the Technology Development Program.

11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Fall Career Days is one of the largest collegiate career fairs in the entire country, even online! Register for whichever combination of days works for you, but note that you must register for each day separately.

  • September 21: Non-Technical Full-Time Day
  • September 24: Internship and Co-Op Day
  • September 25: Technical Full-Time Day
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

During this workshop you will walk through practice interview questions and a case with Capital One professionals trained in our interview process. A recruiter will also be on the call to answer any questions you may have.

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us for the conclusion of another Nittany AI Challenge as we celebrate the successful 8-month journey of the student teams who are using AI for Good to address the world’s challenges. See an overview of the top Minimum Viable Product demonstrations and learn how the remaining $25,000 in funds will be distributed among the teams.

7:00 pm - 8:15 pm

An intermediate Python course and CMPSC 132 refresher. Covers Functions, Classes & Objects, Error Handling, and Modules/Libraries. Students should be familiar with Python basics (Workshop 1 attendance or CMPSC 131 suggested).

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join us for the Diversity Round Table to discuss topics related to employment, diversity, equality, and inclusion (DEI) at the National Security Agency. Participants will engage in dialogue with a diverse panel of NSA representatives from various Employee Resource Groups, DEI and Recruitment in an effort to share their personal thoughts, insights, and experiences as an employee of the agency.

8:00 pm - 8:45 pm

Do you have questions about our recruitment process? Grab a cup of coffee and connect with our recruiters to ask any questions you may have.

11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Every Wednesday we will highlight a new “featured employer” organization.  Attend these events to learn more about these organizations, their open career opportunities, and network with current employees (some of whom are IST alumni!).

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

We invite you to interact with Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc! We will be online to share insight into the company, unique culture, potential career paths, and internship/co-op opportunities.

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

As our world rapidly changes, technology consulting is becoming increasingly important to ensure the future growth of organizations globally. IST Alumni play an integral role in many such organizations and they want to share what they’ve learned with you! Hear from recruiters and alumni who work for EY, Deloitte, PwC, and KPMG to get insider tips on what recruiters are looking for, what opportunities are available to you, and what’s coming next in the world of tech consulting!

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Are you comfortable with stepping outside of your comfort zone? Do not limit yourself by challenging the status quo and make the best move for your future.

8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Have you ever asked how an academic major relates to work? This is an opportunity for you to discover workplaces that you might not have thought about. Join a panel of representatives from various industries to learn about their companies and find out the diverse majors they seek to hire. This panel discussion is for students of all majors.

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

At bp, we are reimagining energy for our people and our planet, reinventing the company, and performing as we transform. Have fun while testing your knowledge!

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

During this workshop you will walk through practice interview questions and a case with Capital One professionals trained in our interview process. A recruiter will also be on the call to answer any questions you may have.

10:00 am - 11:30 am

Parents and families are invited to join College of IST faculty and staff as part of Penn State's Parents and Families Weekend. During this virtual event, we encourage you to share your IST experience with those closest to you, get answers to your questions, and connect with others across the IST community.

No registration is required.

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Interested in learning more about Challenge, our case competition?! Join us for a PwC Pop In! Connect with #TeamPwC professionals to learn more about our case competition this fall!

12:00 pm - 12:45 pm

The College of IST is dedicated to providing all students with the necessary resources and assistance to be successful, including workshops throughout the semester on relevant topics. These student development opportunities are focused on improving students’ proficiencies in study and time management.