Three Penn State Lehigh Valley sophomores were recently accepted into the Smeal College of Business Integrated Undergraduate-Graduate Master of Accounting (MAcc) Program. The MAcc program gives students the work hours and tools to become a licensed CPA while earning an undergraduate degree.
Akash Kaneria, a sophomore information sciences and technology major at Penn State Lehigh Valley, interned at PPL in Allentown. "This internship makes it easier to understand what I am learning in classes because now I have a real example to compare it to," said Kaneria.
New innovation hubs in 13 Penn State campus communities are successfully supporting early-stage startups. In the process, they have discovered an unanticipated benefit to the program: an abundant source of hands-on student internships that enhance success for startups and students.
The Penn State Lehigh Valley Blue and White Society and the Business Society collaborated on the first annual Career Café on Nov. 15. Students, faculty and staff who attended the session learned how to sell themselves using resumes. The Career Café consisted of multiple panelists who offered advice on self-marketing and professional resume construction.
Penn State Lehigh Valley senior Jordan Young, a Freedom High School graduate, is currently interning in Liberty High School's athletic department. Young will graduate in the spring with a rehabilitation and human services degree.
Penn State Lehigh Valley offers preparation for a new SHRM certification SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP™) and SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP™) supported with the SHRM Learning System®, a proven program designed to help HR professionals earn their HR credentials.