Some IST students go on to careers as business consultants, where they use technology to solve problems at businesses and make organizations run more smoothly. Others go to work as software and Web developers, creating IT solutions for businesses and government organizations. Still other students pursue jobs within a wide array of technology-oriented career options in marketing, research and development, and other areas where technology is used.
Students can choose from among several options, including: management, analysis, design, integration or networking career options.
College of IST graduates have been hired in many segments of the labor market such as consulting, defense contracting, government agencies, manufacturing, financial services, and insurance industries, to name just a few. Careers can include IT project manager, system analysts, human computer interaction designer, network administrator, and database designer to name only a few.
Penn State Resources
Visit the Nittany Lion Careers to access national, regional and local job listings. You may also post your resumes to the site once approved by Career Services. All students can access a free account using your PSU username and password.
Visit Penn State Mont Alto's Career Services office for additional assistance and resources.