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What is Health and Human Development?

Diverse fields of study that share one
common goal: enriching the lives of others.

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Graduates of Penn State’s College of Health and Human Development are recruited by employers across a wide range of industries — from hospital systems to laboratories and insurance providers; to government, research, and academic institutions; to National Park systems, high-end restaurants, and next-generation adventure tourism outlets.

It’s never too early to start thinking about where and how you want to launch your career post-graduation, and how you can leverage the Penn State network to help you. Penn State's Division of Student Affairs Career Services is here to help you every step of the way by sponsoring a number of different events throughout the year that will introduce you to a variety of employers across many industries related to your degree. Events include:

  • Evening Programs

  • Daytime Seminars

  • Schedule of Mandatory On-Campus Orientation Sessions

  • On-Campus Recruiting Calendar

  • Fall Career Days

Visit the Penn State Career Services Events Calendar for the most current schedules.

Become a Protégé

As a junior, our Mentor Program allows you an opportunity to be matched with a professional in your field(s) of interest who can offer advice and information about career options and other related issues. The program allows you to explore internships, career choices, and plans after graduation with your mentor.