Tuning into TUNE-In for Autism

Michelle Yoon, COL ’23, Daejeon, South Korea

This summer I was fortunate enough to receive funding to continue working in the Brodkin Lab, which I joined in the fall of 2020. I am part of the TUNE-In (Training to Understand and …

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Graduate Career Skills Series

This fall, graduate students are invited to join Career Services for a week of virtual programming geared just for graduate students – the Graduate Career Skills Series!

Join us for our series of virtual workshops and panels centered around helping graduate …

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Dianne Hull Senior Associate Director, Graduate Students & Postdocs
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Pathways to Purposeful Careers: The Unique Narratives of Penn’s Career Advisors

As part of an ongoing effort to explore the people that make University Life a diverse community of educators and humans, I sat down with an ordained minister, a chicken expert, a geographer, an actor, and a …

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The Most Fulfilling Work I’ve Done So Far at Penn

Brinn Gammer, COL ’24, Hazleton, PA

In my sophomore year, I switched from being prospectively pre-med to pre-law.

It sounds like quite the jump, but it wasn’t as unexpected as it may seem. I’ve always been interested in psychiatry and …

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A Summer with the Center for Psychotherapy Research

Cathryn Boga, COL ’23, Tampa, FL

This summer, I had the opportunity to work at the Center for Psychotherapy Research, a research department in Penn Medicine’s Department of Psychiatry. Having only preliminary psychology research experience, I was excited at the …

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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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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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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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Exploring STEM internships for PhD students

Over the summer, the graduate student and postdoc team at Career Services hosted a virtual panel, Exploring STEM doctoral student internships, for PhD students interested in learning more about internship opportunities.  PhD alumni and students who had worked for the …

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Dianne Hull Senior Associate Director, Graduate Students & Postdocs
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Exploring How Amino Acid Polymorphisms Affect Graft Survival

Yi-An Hsieh, SEAS ’23, Anaheim, CA

This summer I worked on a research team that spans the Kamoun Lab at Penn (HUP), the Urbanowicz (URBS) lab at Cedars Sinai, and the Gragert Lab at Tulane Cancer Center. Because the team …

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