Kent State University and the Pittsburgh Penguins have a long-standing partnership that helps students in western Pennsylvania discover all that’s great about Kent State. It also offers our students unique opportunities to attend special events and have valuable experiences that apply to a number of careers.

Profile of Paul Steigerwald“The partnership between the Pittsburgh Penguins and Kent State began because of our joint commitment to help young people and have a positive impact in our communities. We support the university’s mission by offering opportunities for students to discover their passion and find their purpose.”

Paul Steigerwald
Kent State Alumnus,Radio/PensTV Broadcaster

Available Merit Scholarships Can Help Make Out-Of-State Tuition Equal To In-State Tuition.
Kent State Welcomed 371 New First-Year Students from Pennsylvania In Fall 2021.
Kent State Is The Highest-Ranked Public University In Northern Ohio - U.S. News & World Report.

The Penguins Internship

Here’s what some recent Kent State graduates said about their internship experience with the Penguins:

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“Making tremendous professional connections and building relationships is a really good jump start to anyone’s career.”
- Logan McCormick ‘21

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“I learned an incredible amount and it’s why I’m working in the industry today and why I know so much about it.”
- Leah Eberts ’21, ’22

Kailey Rayz Profile
“It wasn’t typical intern grunt work – I felt like I was part of the team – helping out and being included in meetings.”
- Kailey Rayz ‘20


Kent State Pittsburgh Penguins Event Photos