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Every year, IST's Office of Career Solutions and Corporate Engagement holds two career fairs specifically for IST students—Pro Expo in the fall and Future Forum in the spring. These events allow IST students to explore internship and career opportunities with employers seeking to hire professionals with their unique skills, while also giving employers exclusive access to the college's impressive pool of talented students.

By attending one of the College of IST's career fairs, employers can:

  • Gain the inside track on recruiting IST students
  • Leverage the skills and knowledge of our students to support your business and IT objectives
  • Connect with IST students who are interested in your organization's initiatives and employment opportunities
  • Shape tomorrow's leaders by giving our students indispensable learning opportunities
  • Strengthen your corporate relationship with the College of IST and Penn State


Monday, January 27, 2020
10:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
Nittany Lion Inn - University Park, PA

Employers can also participate in an optional Interview Day on Tuesday, January 28, at Bank of America Career Services Building.

Employer registration is required. Secure your spot at

If you have questions, contact the Office of Career Solutions and Corporate Engagement.


Plan to arrive between 8–9 a.m. to set up your table. Please go to the employer check-in table located in the Ballroom Atrium to get your nametag(s). If you shipped your materials, these will be at your table.

8–9:30 a.m. Company Breakfast and Booth Setup
10 a.m.–3 p.m. Recruiting Booths Open
12–2 p.m. Company Lunch
3 p.m. Career Fair ends. Booths must close promptly at this time.



Guest room blocks are available on Sunday, January 26, and Monday, January 27, 2020, at the standard group rate of $127 at the Nittany Lion Inn. Call central reservations at 800-233-7505 or visit by Friday, December 27, 2019, to reserve your room. Use Group Code: ISTF20A.

Nittany Lion Inn
200 W. Park Avenue
State College PA 16803

Parking Information

Recruiters may park at the Nittany Parking Deck adjacent to the Nittany Lion Inn. Upon entry, take a ticket to get into the deck and get it validated at the Nittany Lion Inn front desk before departing the hotel at the end of the day. Ovenight guests  will be given a permit to park in the lot in front of the hotel or the deck.

Shipping Materials

Boxes and displays must be shipped to the to the Nittany Lion Inn for arrival the week of January 19, 2020. Your shipping label must clearly identify the event.

IST Future Forum | Jan. 27, 2020 | COMPANY NAME

Mailing address
Nittany Lion Inn
200 W. Park Ave.
State College PA 16803


Upcoming Penn State Career Days

Penn State Career Services organizes Career Days each fall and spring that are open to any Penn State student.

Penn State Spring Career Days

February 4-5, 2020
Bryce Jordan Center – University Park, PA

Penn State Fall Career Days

September 15–18, 2020
Bryce Jordan Center – University Park, PA



Career Solutions & Corporate Engagement

E103 Westgate Building
Phone: (814) 865-4509

Schedule an appointment:

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