Employer Highlight

Employer Highlight: Mount Nittany Health

Mount Nittany Health is an integrated multi-branch medical organization formed in 2011. Considered a leader in area health care and one of the region’s best places to work, it employs about 2,300 health care workers and support staff.
The organization is split into three groups: The Mount Nittany Medical Center, a 260-bed acute care hospital in State College, which offers medical, surgical and diagnostic services; The Mount Nittany Physician Group, a group of 150 health care providers across 30 specialties in 17 area locations; and the Mount Nittany Health Foundation, a fundraising entity for the parent organization’s new growth and development.

This collaboration means better health care for patients, assuring them the latest technology and expert medical professionals right in their own community. Not only is the group dedicated the quality of health...

Local Business Highlight: Sheetz

If you’re from the Mid-Atlantic region, it’s likely you’ve heard of Sheetz — the one-stop convenience store offering gas, made-to-order food, snacks and more.

With competitive pay and a hire-from-within strategy, this family-owned chain of gas stations is highly-ranked by customers and employees alike.

If you’re looking for a new job — or even a career — you may want to take a close look. The company aims to work directly with employees to develop skills that lead to a successful career within the company. In fact, over 90 percent of store managers have been hired from within.

Conveniently headquartered in nearby Altoona (about 45 minutes from State College), there are over 600 stores in six states across the U.S. 
In State College alone there are six...

Employer Highlight: Penn State University

The Pennsylvania State University is a state-related university with multiple campuses throughout Pennsylvania. Its main campus is right here in State College, Pennsylvania.

Founded as the Farmers’ High School of Pennsylvania in the mid-1850s, the school has a long history of research and public service. And, with a student population of more than 46,800 graduate and undergraduate students at its University Park campus in State College, it’s no surprise that it’s the largest employer in Centre County, with over 17,000 staff and faculty members.

Penn State is known as a great place to work, offering many excellent health-, financial- and...