Career Enrichment Network
The Liberal Arts Career Enrichment Network is a resource for Liberal Arts majors who are seeking opportunities to engage in career-related, international, and professional development activities. Liberal Arts majors interested in internship opportunities, study abroad programs, alumni mentoring, undergraduate research experiences, or funding sources to help support an enrichment activity should visit the Liberal Arts Career Enrichment Network for more information.
Liberal Arts majors should use their Nittany Lion Careers accounts to search and apply for internship and job opportunities, upload resumes for review, view important announcements or upcoming events, and schedule appointments with a Network staff member to talk about resumes, specific career interests, or funding opportunities to support enrichment experiences.
Liberal Arts majors are encouraged to visit the Liberal Arts Career Enrichment Network for more information about internship opportunities, career-related activities, and professional development events. In particular, by using their Nittany Lion Careers accounts, Liberal Arts majors can search for internships, upload resumes for review, RSVP for upcoming events, and schedule appointments with a Network staff member to talk about resumes, specific career interests, or funding opportunities to support enrichment experiences.
An important goal of the College of the Liberal Arts is to involve undergraduates in appropriate enrichment activities. Accordingly, the College has modest funds available to assist students participating in activities such as internships, education abroad, or undergraduate research. Liberal Arts majors seeking financial support for an enrichment activity are encouraged to apply online for enrichment funds. Details about the enrichment application process, including eligibility and application requirements, can be found on the Network website.
Liberal Arts majors are encouraged to visit the Global Penn State site for more information about study abroad and international opportunities. The Career Enrichment Network also features a step-by-step guide to studying abroad, including information about researching programs, meeting with academic and education abroad adviser(s), and funding opportunities to support international experiences. Liberal Arts majors can also schedule appointments with a Network staff member to discuss enrichment funding, College and University-wide resources, or to talk about incorporating education abroad experiences into resumes and career planning.
Alumni Mentor Program
The Liberal Arts Alumni Mentor Program is an opportunity for students to leverage the influence of the Penn State Alumni Network. The program pairs students with liberal arts alumni working in fields related to the student’s major. Some students work with their mentor in person, others over the phone, and others simply through email. Applications are open throughout the year and students can learn more information and apply at the Alumni Mentor Program website.