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Quote from Justin, student "The GREAT program has given me an incredible opportunity to work with an international company and learn first-hand how projects go from planning to design to finished product. It has been so rewarding to see projects I have worked on be successfully completed."


Information for prospective students

Don't wait until your junior or senior year to start thinking about an internship in the fields of technology or engineering. 

Consider applying for the GREAT Program, where selected students have the opportunity to begin building professional skills and field experience as early as their first year at Penn State New Kensington.

Detailed information about the program is available in the GREAT Program brochure (pdf)


Eligibility Requirements:

In order to be considered for this opportunity, applicants must:

If accepted to the program, a student must earn a GPA of 3.0 or higher and follow all university judicial standards in order to remain eligible.

Application Information:

You must apply for admission to Penn State New Kensington before you may apply for the GREAT Program.  If you still need to apply to Penn State New Kensington, start your Penn State application today

Students who meet the eligibility requirements above must submit a GREAT Program application form (.docx)  in order to be considered for admission to the GREAT Program.


Contact us:

Office of Admissions
Penn State New Kensington
3550 Seventh Street Road, Rt. 780
Administration Building
New Kensington, PA 15068
724-334-LION or 888-968-PAWS


Quote from student Lynsie - a recommendation for all students to participate. "If it wasn't for GREAT, I would not have the amazing internship that I do today with a great opportunity for my future."