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Support The Penn State Beaver Career Closet

Send Penn State Beaver Career Services suits and business apparel that you no longer use. Help a Student joining the world of work gain employment and journey towards self-sufficiency!

What would you wear to a job interview? That is exactly the type of clothing we are looking for to distribute to our students. Suits and other professional apparel could furnish our male and female students with the confidence to enter or return to the workplace, make a great first impression and land a job that could change his or her life.

What to donate

To suit our Student’s needs, the Penn State Beaver Career Closet is collecting the following gently used and clean business professional or business casual items for both men and women:

  • Skirt Suits
  • Pant Suits
  • Blouses
  • Blazers
  • Dress Slacks
  • Dress Slacks
  • Jackets
  • Dress Shirts
  • Oxford Shirts
  • Ties
  • Solid Color Polo Shirts
  • Appropriate Length Skirts
  • Dress Shoes
  • Belts
  • Briefcases

To be sure that suits or accessories you wish to give to The Penn State Beaver Career Closet are appropriate, ask yourself whether you would feel comfortable wearing them on a job interview. Think coordinated, conservative, contemporary, and interview-appropriate. If the answer is yes, then the clothing would be perfect for us!

What not to donate

Sorry, due to storage limitations, we cannot use:

  • Suits and dresses that are not interview appropriate
  • Sportswear or casual clothes
  • Evening wear
  • Jewelry
  • Used Cosmetics
  • Party Dresses
  • Socks and Nylons

Our permanent collection locations are:

  • Student Development Center, 101 Student Union Building
  • Student Activities Suite Office, 115 A Student Union Building

If you have any questions, please contact CareerServicesBeaver@psu.edu, (724) 773 3961.