Aug 20

Fall classes begin

Sep 03

Labor Day

No classes


Sep 06

ESM Mentoring Program Kickoff Event

Roon 117 Earth and Engineering Sciences Building
5:30-8:00 p.m.

ESM alumni from a variety of industries and backgrounds, as well as other students and individuals, will be on hand and available via video conferencing to help answer students' questions related to internships, resume writing, job interviews, and more.


Sep 11-14

Fall Career Days

Bryce Jordan Center
11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Connect with corporate, government, and industry representatives to talk about potential internships, co-ops, or full-time positions.


Sep 12

2018 ESM Career Fair

Earth and Engineering Sciences Building lobby
5:30-7:00 p.m.

Every fall semester, the Department of Engineering Science and Mechanics hosts its annual ESM Career Fair in conjunction with Penn State's Fall Career Days. Both undergraduate and graduate students have the opportunity to interact with a wide range of companies and secure interview sessions at Career Days for internships and co-ops opportunities.


Sep 15

College of Engineering Alumni Tailgate

Founders Lounge at Bryce Jordan Center
8:30-11:00 a.m.

Join us at the Bryce Jordan Center's Founders Lounge to enjoy fellowship with engineering alumni, faculty, students and staff before the Nittany Lions take on Kent State at Beaver Stadium. Attendance is limited; registration is required.


Nov 18-24

Thanksgiving Holiday

No classes


Dec 10-14

Finals Week



The Penn State Department of Engineering Science and Mechanics (ESM) is an internationally distinguished department that is recognized for its globally competitive excellence in engineering and scientific accomplishments, research, and educational leadership.

Our Engineering Science program is the official undergraduate honors program of the College of Engineering, attracting the University’s brightest engineering students. We also offer graduate degrees in ESM, engineering mechanics, engineering at the nano-scale, and an integrated undergraduate/graduate program.

Department of Engineering Science and Mechanics

212 Earth and Engineering Sciences Building

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802

Phone: 814-865-4523