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Student Recruitment

Connect your company's hiring efforts with our students seeking employment at every level, from internships to full-time, post-graduate employment. There are many opportunities to help you successfully recruit among our more than 1,000 students. Contact us to explore these options and find what might work best for your company.

MNE Networking Reception

One of our biggest annual events is the MNE Networking Reception held in the fall. The reception coincides with the Penn State’s Fall Career Days and is attended by hundreds of our juniors, seniors, and graduate students. We invite our students to come with resumes to network with you in a social setting. Cost: $300 per company

Information Sessions

Information sessions allow your company to present on career opportunities in mechanical or nuclear engineering. To arrange an information session, contact the student president(s) of our main organizations: The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) and the American Nuclear Society (ANS). Contact information for the officers can be found on the group websites. Cost: Food provided to the students

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The Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering at Penn State is one of the nation’s largest and most successful engineering departments. We serve more than 1,000 undergraduate students and more than 330 graduate students

We offer B.S. degrees in mechanical engineering and nuclear engineering as well as resident (M.S., Ph.D.) and online (M.S., M.Eng.) graduate degrees in nuclear engineering and mechanical engineering. MNE's strength is in offering hands-on experience in highly relevant research areas, such as energy, homeland security, biomedical devices, and transportation systems.

Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering

137 Reber Building

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802-4400

Phone: 814-865-2519