Educational Outreach

  • Edu Outreach 2Career Fairs
    A number of career fairs are held throughout the year to help connect students with potential employers.
  • Center for Service
    Provides meaningful volunteer experiences for students.
  • Chemistry Day
    Gives high school students an opportunity to gain educational enrichment and to showcase their knowledge and abilities in chemistry.
  • College for Kids
    A summer enrichment program that offers a diverse selection of one week, age-appropriate classes for children and teenagers from 6 through 16 years of age.
  • Continuing Education
    Provides non-degree training programs to businesses, organizations and individuals.
  • Engineering K-12 Outreach Center
    Coordinates the school's Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) outreach activities to school-aged youth.
  • Greener Behrend
    Develops and implements strategies and programs that further ecological sustainability within the college community.
  • Internships/Co-Ops
    Penn State Behrend helps its students secure internship and co-op positions with organizations to gain professional, career-related experience.
  • Math Options
    A day-long program that provides information on careers in mathematics, engineering, technology, and the sciences to girls in grades 7 and 8.
    Minority College Experience and Women In Science and Engineering are free summer programs designed for academically talented high school students to enroll in a university credit course with regularly enrolled college students the summer before their senior year in high school.
  • Penn State Educational Partnership Program (PEPP)
    An after-school academic and social enrichment program that supports at-risk students at Wayne Elementary School, Wilson Middle School, and Central Tech High School. PEPP students meet with teachers, community mentors, and tutors in a structured setting, providing them with an opportunity to improve academically, develop leadership skills, and receive college and career guidance.
  • 21st Century Kids
    Daylong program targeting youth from rural populations that strives to combat the geographical and economic isolation that is prevalent among students in these areas.
  • Youth Education Outreach
    Penn State Behrend has established a Youth Education Outreach Office to coordinate the development, implementation, and assessment of the college's outreach programs for area youth.