Events

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join Ashique KhudaBukhsh, Project Scientist at Carnegie Mellon University, for an upcoming talk in the AI for Social Impact Seminar Series. This lecture is free and open to the Penn State community.

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join Dr. Shyue Ping Ong, Associate Professor of NanoEngineering at the University of California, San Diego, for an upcoming talk in the AI and Materials Forum Distinguished Lecture Series. This lecture is free and open to the Penn State community.

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Over the course of the next few weeks, we will be hosting open office hours for two of our job families, our Business Analyst job family and our Technology job family. These sessions are intended to be casual, come and go opportunities for you to connect with our associates informally. You do not need to be on the entire hour and there is no specific presentation. 

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Drop in to learn about LinkedIn, how to network with alumni and companies, how to set up or strengthen your profile, and more!  This is your chance to learn from career professionals and ask questions.

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join William Nelson, staff data scientist at Spotify, for an upcoming talk in the GIST Alumni Talk Series. This lecture is free and open to the Penn State community.

4:00 pm - 5:15 pm

The IST Graduate Colloquium connects researchers and innovators from the information sciences and technology and related fields with the college’s graduate students and the IST community. Speakers encourage attendees to explore academic and professional context within IST and the larger research community; practice and enact research and professional skills that will contribute to their success; and discuss the multiple disciplines that are represented across IST faculty and students, and how this influences the way the college conducts research and graduate education. All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Get the inside scoop about living and working in Philadelphia from a panel of Penn State alumni and employers representing industries within Business, IST, Liberal Arts, and Science.

After the presentation, network with alumni and professionals within career fields you are interested in!

7:00 pm - 8:15 pm

An introductory React course to introduce students to a modern web framework. The course will cover, initial setup, components, JSX, and useState. Basic understanding of javascript and HTML is expected.

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Presented by the United States Office of Personnel Management, this workshop will provide participants with information on how best to write a federal resume that highlights strengths and accomplishments.

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

In this session, we will do a quick overview of the technical roles at Capital One, followed by an interactive technical interview workshop. The workshop will include information both on our technical case interview and our technical coding interview.

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Get the inside scoop about living and working in Seattle from a panel of Penn State alumni and employers representing industries within Business, IST, Liberal Arts, and Science.

After the presentation, network with alumni and professionals within career fields you are interested in!

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

During this event we will have Sky, a mindfulness practitioner and an Agile professional at Capital One, share how to cultivate spaces for yourself and enjoy the moment. Join this event to gain tips on how to cultivate a happier life through mindfulness.

11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Virtual sessions via Zoom capped at 10 minutes in length are available with IST's Career Solutions staff for quick questions that do not require a scheduled appointment.

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join IST Academic Services staff for a series of casual, virtual forums designed to help you find your best footing in navigating the sometimes rocky path toward your academic goals. Sessions are targeted primarily for first-year and 2+2 students, but all are welcome.

Topics covered in this session include:

  • Meeting with your adviser
  • Course registration
  • Enrollment controls
  • Declaring your major
  • Entrance to major
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Please join us for our Textron Networking Series! You will have the opportunity to learn about Textron, our products, and network with current employees who will share their experiences about what it’s like to work in IT across our organization.

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join Tom Dietterich, Distinguished Professor (Emeritus) and Director of Intelligent Systems at Oregon State University, for an upcoming talk in the AI for Social Impact Seminar Series. This lecture is free and open to the Penn State community.

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Over the course of the next few weeks, we will be hosting open office hours for two of our job families, our Business Analyst job family and our Technology job family. These sessions are intended to be casual, come and go opportunities for you to connect with our associates informally. You do not need to be on the entire hour and there is no specific presentation. 

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

If you have questions on how to apply for a Federal Job or are curious in working at the federal government, this webinar series is for you!

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join Alex Kirlik, Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, for an upcoming talk in the Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) Speaker Series. This lecture is free and open to the Penn State community.

4:00 pm - 5:15 pm

The IST Graduate Colloquium connects researchers and innovators from the information sciences and technology and related fields with the college’s graduate students and the IST community. Speakers encourage attendees to explore academic and professional context within IST and the larger research community; practice and enact research and professional skills that will contribute to their success; and discuss the multiple disciplines that are represented across IST faculty and students, and how this influences the way the college conducts research and graduate education. All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.

7:00 pm - 8:15 pm

An intermediate Python course and CMPSC 132 refresher. Covers Functions, Classes & Objects, Error Handling, and Modules/Libraries.

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join IST alumni as they share their diverse experiences and perspectives gained through their educational and professional journeys. Learn from the challenges and opportunities faced by these individuals from underrepresented backgrounds as they navigated the college experience and work to advance their careers and grow their professional networks. This event aims to inspire an open dialogue for students and alumni, and provide unique viewpoints to help all attendees be better prepared to thrive in diverse professional and personal communities.

11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Virtual sessions via Zoom capped at 10 minutes in length are available with IST's Career Solutions staff for quick questions that do not require a scheduled appointment.

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Interested in finding a job or internship across town or around the world?

  • Learn how to connect your career objectives with hiring opportunities by identifying key employers and industry contacts for informational interviews and professional networking. 
  • Get a realistic understanding of work permit and visa requirements, financial considerations and other prime factors critical to career success in a new location.  
  • Identify American employers seeking to hire international professionals for their U.S. operations through H-1B visa petitions - and learn how to connect this information to current job opportunities.  
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Are you interested in a career or internship in government? Connect with government employers on Thursday, March 18 from 1 - 4 p.m. at the G2U PGH Spring 2021 Government Virtual Career + Internship Fair, hosted by the University of Pittsburgh and sponsored by Volcker Alliance