Career and Professional Development

Careers in Criminology

A Bachelor’s degree in Criminology prepares students for a wide variety of careers related to crime and justice. Here is a sampling of the areas of employment open to graduates of the Criminology program

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Careers in Sociology

The field of sociology involves exploring and analyzing issues vital to our personal lives, our communities, our nation, and our world. Graduates with a Bachelor's degree in Sociology can pursue employment in a wide range of areas.

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Career Enrichment Network

The Career Enrichment Network has a wide variety of resources and ideas to help identify your strengths and interests, personal consultants to talk things over, help with resumes, applications and cover letters, the Alumni Mentor program, internship information, and tips for funding your enrichment activities outside the classroom like study abroad or internships.

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Planning for Life After Penn State

What Happens Post PSU? We know that leaving Penn State can be both an exciting and scary time in your life. Many students feel unprepared in making the transition to life after graduation, particularly in terms of finances, debt, employment, and employer expectations. We’ve heard your questions and hope that this document will help address some of the concerns you have about these topics.

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Finding a Job

Taking time to find the right job for you is one of the most important and worthwhile ways you can spend your time. Doing work you think is valuable and that you enjoy doing is an important part of building a great life after Penn State.

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