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Academic and Student Resources

Resources including links to the Schreyer Business Library, internship opportunities, student organizations, Penn State Learning, CAPS, and Penn State Career Services.

Smeal College Resources

There are a variety of resources available to current students at Smeal College to enhance your educational experience and help guide you on the path to success. Consult these resources for help with your academic and career planning.

Smeal College of Business Building Tour

Schreyer Business Library

Access e-resources, business directories, academic journals, and other publications to conduct business research and prepare for your career.

  • Free online access to top journals and magazines: Students can access full-text publications such as The Wall Street Journal for free which is included on the list of databases on the Business Library site. Click 'Publications' in the upper right corner of the ABI/Inform landing page to access the master list of publications available.

Faculty Advising

Smeal faculty are available to discuss career issues and course selection related to your interests in a specific major. As experts in their field, they are a valuable resource both inside and outside of class.

Student Organizations

More than 40 business student clubs and organizations are coordinated through Smeal. From business fraternities to advisory organizations, there is something for everyone.

Diversity Enhancement Programs

The Smeal Diversity Enhancement Program levels the playing field for students of all backgrounds and beliefs. From advising to leadership development, you are prepared for the rigors of the academic community and an eventual career in business.

Internship and Job Search Resources

Smeal students can access internship and job opportunities through Nittany Lion Careers, Penn State’s single-system recruiting platform for students and alumni. Almost 4,000 internship, job, co-op, and externship opportunities were posted specifically for Smeal students during the 18/19 academic year. Students should visit the Business Career Center  to get help with their resuming, interview prep, and more.

Academic and Student Resources at the University Level

Penn State Learning

Services are free to students and include tutoring, time management, presentation preparation, and enhancing computing and learning skills.

Counseling & Psychological Services 

Services available through CAPS are designed to enhance students' ability to fully benefit from the University environment and academic experience. The CAPS staff offers students individual counseling, group therapy, crisis intervention, and psychiatric services as well as prevention, outreach, and consultation services.

Penn State Career Services

Penn State Career Services assists students of all academic programs and class years with identifying and achieving their individual career goals. Programs and resources are provided to help students specify their career goals, expand knowledge of career alternatives, and acquire appropriate strategies to achieve their goals.