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Nittany Lion Career Network (NLCN) is Penn State's career database containing internship postings, and job opportunities (both part-time and full-time positions) for students and alumni.



Use the NLCN system to:

  • View internship and job opportunities by major, industry, or location

  • Research industries and organizations within the system

  • Post your resume for employers to view (requires Career Services approval)

  • Apply for internship and job opportunities of interest to you

  • Request on-campus interviewing opportunities

Current students

Nittany Lion Career Network database access is free for students. If interested in adding On-Campus Interviewing to your NLCN account, a $15.00 annual fee will be billed to your student account.

Access NLCN: Log-in to Nittany Lion Career Network via webaccess (using your PSU access ID and password)


New Alumni Users

Alumni who have never had a Nittany Lion Alumni Recruiting account may request an account by entering your Friends of Penn State (FPS) user ID and password.*

*If you graduated after May 2004, your FPS account is your PSU Access Account user ID (xyz123) and password. All other graduates must request a FPS account.

Registered Alumni

Log-in to Nittany Lion Alumni Recruiting

For alumni who have previously registered for NLCN (or NLR), you can continue to use the account established as an undergraduate. Initially you will need to log-in with the user ID and password that was emailed to you. Please remember to update your email address since your @psu.edu will expire 6 months after graduation.

Job Posting/Company Verification Disclaimer

Read the full disclaimer which describes the shared responsibility among Penn State Career Services (including University Park and Commonwealth Campus career offices) and internship/job seekers in researching and identifying potential concerns about the legitimacy of employers and their respective postings.

On-Campus Interviewing (OCI) - Special Feature For Seniors

This feature is automatically provided to ALL SENIORS at the start of the fall semester. You do not need to take any additional steps to register/add OCI to your account. Seniors, log-in to your account any time after August 18, 2014 to begin applying to OCI jobs.

All other students (Non-Seniors) please preview the system through the Guest Account to determine if the OCI feature is right for you.

OCI Information & Policies