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Externship Program Info

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Job-shadow a College of Science alum for 1-4 days

Program Features

Observational: Experience a "day in the life" of your host's career and gain an understanding of the scope of their daily responsibilities.

Unpaid: No pay is provided for externships; students are responsible for transportation costs to/from extern host site.

Short-term: One to four days, depending on host availability, usually in the two-week span immediately following the spring semester.


First-year and sophomore students enrolled in the Eberly College of ScienceĀ 2.75 GPA or above

How to Apply

To participate in the externship program, follow these steps:

  1. Register for a SciOpps account, upload your resume, view opportunities in the "jobs" tab
  2. Contact CIE to set up an appointment to review your resume and learn more about the process
Upcoming Events
Workshop: How to Make and Present an Outstanding Poster 08 October 2015 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM — 112 Thomas Building
Fall Education Career Day 13 October 2015 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM — Penn Stater Hotel & Conference Center
Personal Statement Workshop 13 October 2015 04:00 PM - 05:00 PM — 103 Bank of America Career Services Center
PSU Master of Management and Organizational Leadership Information Session - Please RSVP by 10/11 13 October 2015 06:00 PM - 07:30 PM — 125 Business Building
Applying to Medical/Health Professions School 14 October 2015 04:00 PM - 05:00 PM — 103 Bank of America Career Services Center
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