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Photo of the Week: IST student intern, Robert Medina

Robert Medina, senior Information Sciences and Technology student at Penn State Lehigh Valley, interned recently at Fisher Clinical Services."The knowledge and skills I learned throughout my courses provided me a foundation for success during my internship," said Medina. "This experience allowed me to take away an understanding of real life daily issues that I can expect to confront in full-time Information Technology employment."

IST student at desk during internship

IST student interning at Dick's Sporting Goods

"Dick's Sporting Goods represents a culture of passion, commitment, drive and skill. I’m thrilled to be interning for a brand that is founded on these elements," said Saima Farooq, senior information sciences and technology student at Penn State Lehigh Valley.

Campers out of Lehigh Valley Health Network building

Teen Summer Pathway Program: Be the Change visited LVHN

Campers went to Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) to learn about public health and the community health services offered by LVHN.

Campers out of Lehigh Valley Health Network building

Teen Summer Pathway Program: Be the Change visited LVHN

Campers went to Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) to learn about public health and the community health services offered by LVHN.

Campers in front of Phoebe Home

Teen Summer Pathway Program: Be the Change visited Phoebe Home

Campers engaged residents of Phoebe Home in Allentown at their annual summer picnic last week.

Two students in front of Lion Shrine

Lehigh Valley students picked for Smeal integrated master of accounting program

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.
Student posing at his internship at PPL.

IST intern, Akash Kaneria

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.

Ethan Vasquez Penn State Lehigh Valley

Invent Penn State innovation hubs connect startups with student talent

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.
Jeff Beckman

Penn State Lehigh Valley and Lehigh Valley LaunchBox host GEW events

Global Entrepreneurship Week is celebrated at the Lehigh Valley campus
Career Cafe panel

Lehigh Valley Blue and White Society, Business Society hold first Career Café

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.

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