The in-person BioSciences Career Fair is today

Make the most of the BioSciences Career Fairs by setting aside some time today (in-person) and tomorrow (virtual) to focus on your professional and career development.

If you are looking to explore career options in fields that value a STEM …

By Joseph Barber
Joseph Barber Director, Graduate Career Initiatives
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Why You Should Join Your Graduate Student Organization

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 Director, Graduate Career Initiatives
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What makes an effective Resume & Cover Letter?

Overall Takeawaya good resume and cover is specific to the skills / qualifications of a particular opportunity or field.

Remember to highlight related experiences & transferable skills that you may have used in a different context. Consider things from across …

By Emily Barrale
Emily Barrale Data Visualizations & Analytics Manager and Associate Director, The College
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It’s Getting Hot in Here

Katelyn Jones, COL ’24, Fayetteville, PA

Climate change – one problem that will undoubtably plague the future of the planet. Among other global issues, rising global ocean temperatures feels like an out-of-control train car that just can’t seem to be stopped. …

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Career Services
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CS Radio – Episode 162: Your First In Person Interview

Interviews, Interviews, Interviews! Join the CS Radio squad as they discuss the return of IN-PERSON interviews. Michael and Natty discuss a way to approach body language, comparisons to virtual interviews, and one essential item that you might need to have …

By J. Michael DeAngelis
J. Michael DeAngelis Senior Digital Resources Manager, co-host CS Radio
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Investigating Missense Mutations in silico vs. in vivo

Aleena Alex, COL ’24, Philadelphia, PA

This summer I got the opportunity to conduct research with the Paralkar Lab. The Paralkar Lab studies how transcription factors and other related proteins affect normal hematopoiesis or blood cell development. The lab focuses …

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Career Services
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Prophet Models Made Financial Modeling Fun!

Alexandra Vlasenkova, WH ’24, Moscow, Russia

Startups are fun, tight-knit and bring so much learning experience. The work that you do is very impactful and valued by your colleagues. You also get to make great friends and truly get to …

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Career Services
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Making the Most of Handshake

Penn students have tons of career development opportunities. Handshake is Penn Career Services’ platform that helps you combine those opportunities including access to employers, job and internship postings, events and workshops, network with peers, or appointments with a career advisor …

By Natty Leach
Natty Leach Senior Associate Director, Wharton Undergrad / Co-host, CS Radio
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From Fish Tank to Lab

Marcella Soewignjo, COL ’25, Bayside, NY

When I was eleven, I was obsessed with my pet goldfish: Sassy and Flippie. So, when they started to grow white freckles panic ensued. After a frantic google search, I found that my goldfish …

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Career Services
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Introducing the Negotiation Guide for Graduate Students and Postdocs!

Receiving a job or internship offer is an exciting time, but it can also feel a little overwhelming if you are unsure of the next steps.  The graduate student and postdoc team at Career Services is happy to share our …

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