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Academic and Student Resources

There are a variety of resources available to current students at Smeal 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.

Academic and Student Resources in Smeal

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 Program

In addition to internships available through the University's Office of Career Services, Smeal students can access dozens of internship opportunities via the Career & Corporate Connections office. Annually, more than 750 Smeal students participate in internships nationwide.

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.

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.