​​​​​​​​​We prepare the talent that powers our economy by cultivating strong cross-sector partnerships to help advance equity, expand opportunities, and increase educational attainment.​

Shippensburg University and The Giant Company

 Frontline​ Leadership Credentialing Program

​Why Partner with the State System Foundation?

Ways to Engage with Us

With over 400,000 students seeking degrees or enrolled in certificate and other career-development programs, affordable, career-relevant post-secondary education is an engine of social mobility and economic development, which is essential to the future of this Commonwealth.

We are:

  1. Building comprehensive pathways focused on emerging career options, student aspirations and the economic growth of the business - from scholarship and mentoring to internships and employment
  2. Cultivating public-private partnerships to create solutions that identify and elevate our student and alumni talent
  3. Accelerating industry-aligned employee pipelines in high-priority occupations in collaboration with system leadership


The State System ​is committed to providing our students outstanding educational opportunities, both in the classroom and in the real world.

Customizing impactful and relevant talent pipeline programs across multiple stakeholders and industries to meet the growing workforce needs across the Commonwealth

We welcome the opportunity for partners to leverage their expertise and assist in program design. Contact us to discuss customizing a pipeline plan.


Preparing Pennsylvania’s Workforce of the FutURE

The #Prepared4PA aligned competencies and skills needed for successful transitions in the workforce across six identified in-demand industries


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The Institute for Citizens & Scholars

Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellows: attracting talented, committed individuals with backgrounds in the STEM fields—science, technology, engineering, and mathematics—into teaching in high-need secondary schools in Pennsylvania.​

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The Washington Center

More than State System ​students have participated in the Washington Center’s internship programs since 2002.


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