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Alumni Bond Proves Valuable at Spring Career and Internship Fair

More than 850 students attended this year's Spring Career and Internship Fair at Penn State Behrend.Mackenzie Yoho had one goal going into this year’s spring Career and Internship Fair at Penn State Behrend.

“I’m really looking for a summer internship, something in the supply chain field,” the junior project and supply chain management major said. “I haven’t had an internship yet, so the pressure is on.”

April 7: Graduate Programs' Admissions Information Sessions

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Graduate Information Sessions ArtPenn State Behrend will host two information sessions this spring for prospective graduate students.

The meetings will take place at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, March 29, and Thursday, April 7, in room 180 of the Jack Burke Research and Economic Development Center, 5101 Jordan Road. Parking will be available in the deck located behind Burke Center, off Technology Drive.

April 5: Pittsburgh M.B.A. Admissions Information Session

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Pittsburgh M.B.A. graduatePenn State’s part-time Master of Business Administration degree program in Pittsburgh will host three spring events for prospective students.

Senior Zane Hackett Embraces Leadership Role with Men’s Basketball Team

Senior Zane Hackett leads the Behrend Lions in points (17.2), rebounds (10.5) and blocks (1.3) per game.The Penn State Behrend men’s basketball team is ranked No. 24 in the nation and made up mostly of freshmen. Given that, the team’s future seems very bright.

But head coach Dave Niland is not taking the recent success for granted. He’s focused on the present. A big reason for that, both literally and figuratively, is Zane Hackett.

Mechanical Engineering Approved Electives

School-Approved Electives for Mechanical Engineering—Program Year Fall 2015

ME BD students are required to take four 3-credit courses and one 1-credit lab (13 credits) of technical electives. The courses must be selected from one of the following two thematic areas:

 

Technical

Take one Lab Course:

Students Push Limits, Develop Video Games in 48 Hours

A total of 22 students across four teams competed in Global Game Jam 2016 at Penn State Behrend.Adam Winterbottom sat detached from his surroundings, blankly staring ahead at the wall in the Game Development Lab of the Jack Burke Research and Economic Development Center.

“Uh, maybe you should go get some sleep,” said Peter Kalmar, a senior computer science major and one of Winterbottom’s partners for Global Game Jam 2016.

Penn State President Eric Barron Dedicates Innovation Commons

Penn State Behrend’s Innovation Commons – an idea laboratory, maker space, technology playground, legal office, marketing agency and entrepreneurs’ gathering spot rolled under one roof – has opened to support small businesses and start-ups.

Student Research Opportunities

We offer students the opportunity to conduct research for industry sponsors, work with award-winning faculty, and be recruited by companies around the world.

Our students gain valuable experience to position them well for employment opportunities after graduation while developing relationships with industry and references at a renowned institution.

Students work part-time on a variety of research projects. The hourly rate is based on experience and semester standing, typically $10.00-$14.00 per hour.

Students Honored at 15th Annual Endowed Scholarship Luncheon

Nearly 240 students were honored Oct. 24 as part of Penn State Behrend's annual Endowed Scholarship LuncheonStudents, parents, philanthropists and members of the Penn State Behrend community convened upon the college’s Junker Center on Oct. 24 for a celebration of academic excellence and generosity.