Bloomberg and GE Join Smeal Corporate Associates Program

The Penn State Smeal College of Business has announced the Bloomberg LP and General Electric Co. have joined the Penn State Smeal College of Business Corporate Associates Program. The two companies joined 26 others in the program, including the program’s corporate partner, Kohl’s Department Stores. The Smeal Corporate Associates Program provides companies with connections to Smeal’s top student body for recruiting purposes. Corporations can connect with students for a variety of recruiting options, including undergraduate internships and co-ops and MBA internships and full-time positions as well as full-time positions for Smeal alumni.

In addition to recruiting opportunities, Smeal also provides its Corporate Associates with support for solving business challenges with access to industry-specific research centers as well as its Student Consulting Programs. Penn State also offers a wide variety of Executive Education programs. Other companies that participate in the Smeal Corporate AssociatesProgram includes, Aldi, Altria, AT&T, Baker Tilly,  CohnReznick, Crowe Horwath, Delta, Deloitte, Dick’s, EY, Ferguson, First National Bank, Grant Thornton, Ingersoll Rand, Johnson & Johnson, KPMG, Macy’s, McGladrey, PLS Logistics, PNC, PPG Industries, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Shell Oil, UPMC, Volvo and Williams.

Companies will have the opportunity for student recruiting at Smeal’s various job fairs held on campus as well as case workshops, student association networking events, student visits to company sites and executives speaker events, Companies can also connect with a student consulting team through Smeal’s APEX Program. The Applied Professional Experience Program (APEX) at Smeal gives MBA students the opportunity to take on real business projects for an actual client during their final semester of their program.



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