Growing to Appreciate Trial & Error in STEM

Anisa Robinson, COL ’25, Jersey City, NJ

In my junior year of high school, I finally got to experience the practicalities of my passion: biological research. It was my first time in a certified lab, so I didn’t know what …

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Curtain Up on Performing Arts Summer Internship and Apprenticeships

Oh the weather outside is frightful…but it’s time to be thinking about the summer! NOW is the time when theaters and performing arts centers around the country begin the application process for their summer internships, fellowships, and apprenticeships. Whether you’re …

By J. Michael DeAngelis
J. Michael DeAngelis Senior Digital Resources Manager, co-host CS Radio
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3 Essential Differences Between a Resume and a LinkedIn Profile

You’ve likely heard that your resume and LinkedIn profile should mimic each other.

For instance, the position titles and years you held them should be the same on both mediums. If they don’t correspond, employers will wonder if you’re hiding …

By Ivy Exec
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Advancing Equity and Opportunity at the White House

Navraj Singh, COL ’24, Fredericksburg, VA

This summer, I completed an internship with the White House Initiative on Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders (WHIAANHPI). In this role, I had the opportunity to support the Biden administration in advancing …

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Quantitative analysis, social norms, and policy-making – Researching to combat dissonance in Argentine public debate.

Ian Mijael Zhang, COL ’25, Buenos Aires City, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Has the Argentine public sector’s size gone out of control in the last two decades? Is Argentina heading to a labor market dominated by public employment? It sure seems …

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How to Build Confidence at Work, According to Experts

At one point or another in our professional lives, we’re likely to face moments of self-doubt and imposter syndrome. As a result, we may feel at a loss for how to build our confidence. Gen Z’ers are even more likely …

By Zoe Kaplan - Forage
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Setting Professional Goals for 2023

A new year is upon us! The new year offers an ideal time to reflect upon the successes and failures of the past year, using these lessons to help redirect your energy and focus for the upcoming year.

The new …

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A Very Edited Summer

Elijah Ritz Baet, COL ’24, Philadelphia, PA

Thanks to the grant given to me through Career Services, I was able to continue my internship at Olive Street Publishing, a new and upcoming publishing company focused on books for women made …

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Rural Medicine: Go Small to Win Big

Walking into a four-bed emergency department for the first time, I was greeted with an ambulance call. The paramedic excitedly reported two people were ejected from a vehicle and in critical condition – ETA 10 minutes. As I turned to greet …

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Striking a balance between working and being a graduate student

Welcome to the spring 2023 semester! Many of the master’s students at Penn are part-time students who work full-time as well. Whether you are new to your master’s program, or your studies are well underway, you area aware that striking …

By Dianne Hull
Dianne Hull Senior Associate Director, Graduate Students & Postdocs
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