Welcome to LER!

For over 70 years, the mission of the School of Labor & Employment Relations has been to make workplaces better through teaching, research, outreach, and service.

From its beginnings as an extension program with a small, part-time staff of adult education specialists, the program has grown to an internationally recognized academic department with twenty-four full-time faculty, seven staff, 225 residential majors, 40 residential grad students, and over 1,700 part-time online students. The department also has more than 3,500 alumni working in a range of capacities for national and multinational corporations, small businesses, labor unions, government, and non-profits. Its Alumni Program Board was the first such group organized in the College of the Liberal Arts and has remained a leader among departmental alumni groups at Penn State.

 

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Upcoming Events
Feb 16, 2017 | 03:40 PM Alumni-Student Mixer
Feb 16, 2017 | 04:15 PM LER Graduation Reception
Feb 16, 2017 | 04:20 PM APG Alumni Board Meeting
Mar 05, 2017 | 12:00 AM Spring Break 2017
May 01, 2017 | 12:05 AM Final Exams
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Learn more about the LER major and the many career options available in human resources, law, government, and the labor movement!

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Welcome to LER!