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Student Recruitment

Connect your company's hiring efforts with our students seeking employment at every level, from internships to full-time, post-graduate employment. There are many opportunities to help you successfully recruit among our more than 1,000 students. Contact us to explore these options and find what might work best for your company.

ME Networking Reception

One of our biggest annual events is the ME Networking Reception held in the fall. The reception coincides with the Penn State’s Fall Career Days and is attended by hundreds of our juniors, seniors, and graduate students. We invite our students to come with resumes to network with you in a social setting. Cost: $300 per company

Information Sessions

Information sessions allow your company to present on career opportunities in mechanical engineering. To arrange an information session, contact the student president(s) of our main organization: The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). Contact information for the officers can be found on the group websites. Cost: Food provided to the students

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With more than 60 faculty members, 330 graduate students, and 800 undergraduate students, the Penn State Department of Mechanical Engineering embraces a culture that welcomes individuals with a diversity of backgrounds and expertise. Our faculty and students are innovating today what will impact tomorrow’s solutions to meeting our energy needs, homeland security, biomedical devices, and transportation systems. We offer B.S. degrees in mechanical engineering as well as resident (M.S., Ph.D.) and online (M.S.) graduate degrees in mechanical engineering. See how we’re inspiring change and impacting tomorrow at

Department of Mechanical Engineering

137 Reber Building

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802-4400

Phone: 814-865-2519