Job Search Prep: Cleaning Up Your Online Presence

This post is part of the Graduate Assistant Blog Series featuring advice and perspectives from graduate students working in Career Services:

Undergraduates cannot underestimate the power of the Google Search button on their job hunt. For years, high school students …

By David Ross
David Ross Senior Associate Director, Wharton Undergrad David Ross
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Community Support for First-Generation Graduate Students

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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5 Ways Entry-Level Employees Can Advocate for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Work

Diversity and inclusion have long been buzzwords that companies parade—often for marketing purposes. But in the past few years, more and more job seekers and employees, particularly millennials and Gen Z, are vetting companies by their diversity and inclusion track …

By Anisa Purbasari Horton - The Muse
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Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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How to Tell If a Company Truly Values Diversity and Inclusion (or Is Just All Talk)

Employers talk a lot about diversity and inclusion. In fact, you’ll be hard-pressed to find a company that doesn’t say they’re diverse and inclusive. Companies make these claims on their web sites, in job descriptions, and at career fairs. But how …

By Victorio Duran III - Vault
Vault
A comprehensive resource for students and job seekers looking for career advice, job postings, company reviews from employees, and rankings of the best companies and industry employers.
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3 Ways To Network Internationally

Have you ever networked with people outside of the U.S.? Whether you’re an international student looking to work in your home country or a domestic student looking for an adventure abroad, it’s always helpful to make connections in your industry …

By Jillian Cener
Jillian Cener Jillian Cener
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How To Disclose Your Illness Or Disability To Your Employer

How To Disclose Your Illness Or Disability To Your Employer

By Hannah Olson

After graduating from college, Lyme disease nearly derailed my early career in Washington, DC. I was hooked up to an IV for 8 hours a day and …

By Guest Author - Symba
Symba
Symba is the leading program management platform powering thousands of workforce development programs, including internships, bootcamps, apprenticeships, and more!
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Why Celebrate Juneteenth?

Illustration by Marian Blair

Alongside a growing number of employers across the country, the Idealist office is closed on Friday June 18 in celebration of Juneteenth (which falls on a Saturday this year), in commemoration of the official ending of slavery …

By Elyse Franko-Filipasic - 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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The Push For Trans-Inclusive Name Change Policies in Academic Publications

I recently came across this article from February 2021 in Science Mag that discusses the push for trans-inclusive policies on name changes in academic publications. This article describes the fight led by a group of trans scientists and the publications …

By Kate Lawrence
Kate Lawrence Administrative Coordinator, Graduate Students, Post-Docs, and Nursing/Education/Social Work Kate Lawrence
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Making the Most of Your Summer Internship

By: David Ross, Senior Associate Director

Now that June is here, you may have started your summer experience (or will be starting soon). For those of you working this summer, here are some things to consider to make the most …

By David Ross
David Ross Senior Associate Director, Wharton Undergrad David Ross
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A Note to Incoming Students About Handshake

We’ve been hearing a lot from incoming Penn students – undergrads, grad students, and transfer students alike! We share your enthusiasm and we look forward to meeting and working with you in the fall!

Incoming students served by our office …

By Michael DeAngelis
Michael DeAngelis Senior Digital Resources Manager Michael DeAngelis
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