Jan 24

Engineering Career Fair

Nittany Lion Inn
1:00-6:00 p.m.

Representatives from a wide variety of companies and government agencies from around the country attend the Fair to recruit Penn State engineering students for co-op, internship, and entry-level full-time positions.


Jan 30-31

Spring 2018 Supply Chain Career Fair

Smeal College of Business Atrium
11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

The Center for Supply Chain Research along with the Supply Chain and Information Systems Department in the Smeal College of Business host the Supply Chain Career Fair during both fall and spring semesters at the University Park campus. The fair connects companies with students from supply chain, management information systems, industrial engineering, and information systems and technology seeking permanent employment, co-ops, and internships in the supply chain field.


Feb 08-10

Graduate Visitation Weekend

Potential graduate students and their families will be visiting Penn State, the College of Engineering, and the Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering as they consider their options to further their education.


Feb 09

IEGA | IME Research Poster Competition

311 Leonhard Building
1:00 p.m.

Current Ph.D. students in the Harold and Inge Marcus Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering (IME) are invited to prepare a research poster to be judged by the Industrial Engineering Graduate Association (IEGA) and visitors to the IME Graduate Recruitment Event for 2018.


Feb 16-18

THON Weekend

Bryce Jordan Center

The Penn State IFC/Panhellenic Dance Marathon, affectionately known as THON, is a yearlong effort to raise funds and awareness for the fight against pediatric cancer.


Feb 22

Metal Casting Industry Job Fair

Leonhard Building lobby

Companies will be conducting informal interviews in the lobby of the Leonhard Building for summer internships and full-time positions. Dress is casual; bring your resume.


Mar 04-10

Spring Break - No classes

Apr 06

Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering Banquet

Atherton Hotel
6:00 p.m.

Presented by the Penn State student chapter of the Institute of Industrial & Systems Engineers, the banquet is an annual event that recognizes the outstanding students, faculty, and staff within the IME department.


Apr 07

Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering Family Day

Leonhard Building
12:00-3:00 p.m.

Hosted by the Penn State student chapter of the Institute of Industrial & Systems Engineers, IE students and their families are invited to the Leonhard Building for a building tour, laboratory tours, a panel discussion, and student project showcases.


Apr 10

College of Engineering Research Symposium

Nittany Lion Inn
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

The College of Engineering Research Symposium showcases graduate and undergraduate research results via paper and poster presentations. Furthermore, CERS provides an in-house peer review network for students who are currently working towards completing a research project.


Apr 26

Engineering Design Showcase

Bryce Jordan Center
1:00-3:30 p.m.

The Design Showcase is an exhibit of engineering design projects—from first-year design to senior capstone—created by students with the support of Penn State engineering faculty members and industry sponsors.


Apr 30-May 04

Finals Week

No classes


May 04

Undergraduate Commencement

Bryce Jordan Center
8:00 p.m.


May 06

Graduate School Commencement

Bryce Jordan Center
6:30 p.m.


May 19-22

2018 IISE Annual Conference & Expo

Loews Royal Pacific Resort at Universal Orlando
Orlando, FL


Jul 12-15

Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts

The 2018 Festival will be July 12-15, 2017, with Children and Youth Day on July 11.


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Home of the first established industrial engineering program in the world, the Harold and Inge Marcus Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering (IME) at Penn State has made a name for itself in the engineering industry through its storied tradition of unparalleled excellence and innovation in research, education, and outreach.

We are Innovators. We are Makers. We are Excellence in Engineering. We are Penn State IME.

The Harold and Inge Marcus Department of
Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering

310 Leonhard Building

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802-4400

Phone: 814-865-7601

FAX: 814-863-4745