Final Exams & Winter Break at Career Services

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Career Services wishes you the very best during finals! Below is our schedule during final exams and winter break:

12/13: 9am-5pm; Last day for Peer Career Pop-Ins: 1pm-5pm

12/16: 9am-5pm

12/17: Abbreviated hours: 9am-12noon; 2pm-4pm

12/17-12/23: 9am-5pm

12/24: 9am-12noon

12/25/19/ …

By Michael DeAngelis
Michael DeAngelis Senior Digital Resources Manager Michael DeAngelis
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Ghosting an Employer is Bad For Your Professional Reputation – And Also Just Plain Bad Manners

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We get it….. between classes, extracurricular activities, and part-time campus jobs, students have busy lives and sometimes it’s hard to get everything done.  However, one thing you should definitely make time to do is maintain your professional reputation as it …

By Barbara Hewitt
Barbara Hewitt Executive Director Barbara Hewitt
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5 Thank-You Letters to Send to People in Your Network Who Matter

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Whether you’re job searching, working on your professional development, or building your career, you’ve probably been in a situation that warranted showing appreciation and gratitude. Perhaps you received a job lead and a pep talk from a former colleague. Maybe …

By Victoria Crispo - Idealist Careers
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How to harness the stress of job interviews and negotiation to your advantage

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Check out this post from the Carpe Careers blog published on the Inside Higher Ed website – written by PhD/postdoc career advisors for PhD students and postdocs:

By Joseph Barber
Joseph Barber Senior Associate Director, Graduate Students & Postdocs Joseph Barber
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CS Radio – Episode 104: “Self-Evaluation: What Not Why”

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It’s the last episode of 2019! Before the holiday break, is it time to do a quick check-in with yourself? Michael and Mylene take a dive into a recent New York Times article about when you should be considering a …

By Michael DeAngelis
Michael DeAngelis Senior Digital Resources Manager Michael DeAngelis
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Snapshot: A 3L’s Summer Experience in Public Interest Law

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Sabrina Merold is a third-year law student at Penn Law from New Jersey who plans to pursue a public interest legal career advocating for reproductive freedom and economic justice. Sabrina is currently working as a Part-Time 3L Pre-Law Advisor with …

By Mia Carpinello
Mia Carpinello Associate Director, Graduate School Advising Mia Carpinello
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How one common phrase often used by PhDs can undermine your job search

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Check out this post from the Carpe Careers blog published on the Inside Higher Ed website – written by PhD/postdoc career advisors for PhD students and postdocs:

By Joseph Barber
Joseph Barber Senior Associate Director, Graduate Students & Postdocs Joseph Barber
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Getting Into the Holiday Spirit…From a Career Perspective

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Reminders of the holiday season are everywhere. In addition to the Hallmark Channel kickoff of 24-hour per day of Christmas movies, images of freshly decorated trees and carefully displayed holiday lights appeared seemingly overnight in both my in-person and virtual …

By Claire Klieger
Claire Klieger Senior Associate Director, The College Claire Klieger
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CS Radio – Episode 103: “7 Things To Do Before College is Over”

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Have an adventure. Find your “five.” Learn a new skill. What are the seven things you should do before you leave college? Michael and Mylene discuss and debate advice from Penn alumna Liz Wessell, founder of WayUp.

Enjoy!

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By Michael DeAngelis
Michael DeAngelis Senior Digital Resources Manager Michael DeAngelis
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Using the STAR Technique to Answer Interview Questions

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Behavioral interview questions—the ones that usually start with “Tell me about a time when…”—can often be the hardest to answer. You have to recall a relevant experience and explain what happened in a way that shows you’re well-suited for the …

By Deborah Swerdlow - Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers | Helping you land, love, and grow in your social-impact career. And visit Idealist.org explore thousands of great jobs and social-impact organizations near you.
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