Workforce and Career Development

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Workforce and Professional Development Programs

We are committed to providing professional and personal development opportunities for individuals and companies—bringing the resources of Penn State to you.

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Career Services Office

The Career Services Office supports and challenges students and alumni to achieve their goals through the development of life-long career planning and job search skills. The office also provides employment information, experiential education resources, and programming in a customer-oriented environment.

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Kids' College

Penn State Altoona offers an array of Kids’ College camps during the summer for school-aged children featuring options in art, gaming, sports, STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math), and more. Kids' College also features the award-winning Sense-ational Endeavors program, providing sensory integration opportunities for children with autism spectrum disorder.

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Adult Learners Office

The Adult Learners Office is available to provide a range of services for adults considering first-time college enrollment or returning to the college classroom. The Adult Enrollment Coordinator is available to assist adult learners with the transition to college by working as a liaison with the admission counselors, financial aid, and academic advisers.

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Penn State Continuing Education and Workforce Development

Whether you're looking to advance in your current career, seeking employment, or simply learning something new, Penn State Continuing Education and Workforce Development has a program that can help you achieve your goals. With a focus on high-quality education, expert faculty, and flexible learning options, Penn State can help you find the right program to suit your needs!

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Center for Workforce and Career Development

The Center for Workforce and Career Development is responsible for all non-credit professional development and personal enrichment programs and courses in a five-county service area. The office also administers all off-campus credit courses, manages the Devorris Downtown Center, and delivers customized training on-site to businesses and industry.