Welcome to Spring 2021!  Updates from Career Services

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It’s wonderful that we will have more students back in Philadelphia this spring.  We hope that with the vaccines more readily available our staff will be fully back on campus by the summer or fall. In the meantime, we wanted …

By Barbara Hewitt
Barbara Hewitt Executive Director Barbara Hewitt
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Erasing Any Ounce of Doubt

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This is the final part of series of posts by recipients of the 2020 Career Services Summer Funding Grant. We’ve asked funding recipients to reflect on their summer experiences and talk about the industries in which they spent their summer.

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CS Radio – Episode 120: “Gloria Kim, Pre-Med PCA”

CS Radio Episode 120: Gloria Kim, Pre-Med PCA

We welcome Gloria Kim, our Pre-Med Peer Career Adviser, to discuss what it’s like to be pre-med during a pandemic and what questions her fellow pre-med Penn students have been asking.

Show Notes:

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By Michael DeAngelis
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Curating Your Law School Application List

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While you will be obtaining a general Juris Doctorate (JD) degree, the institution you attend and the complexity of your experience can be anything but ordinary.  Law schools offer opportunities and resources attuned to their vision, mission and values.  I …

By Ariana Alexander
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First-Generation Fireside Chat: Legal Insights featuring Fordham Law School 2L, Tatiana Hyman ’17

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In honor of National First Gen Day on November 8th, 2020, Career Services is highlighting experiences, perspectives and advice from first gen professionals in various career fields.

Join us for a LIVE Fireside Chat Zoom Conversation with Fordham Law School, …

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First-Generation Fireside Chat: Medical Insights featuring Perelman SOM, Dr. Meghan Lane-Fall

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In honor of National First Gen Day on November 8th, 2020, Career Services is highlighting experiences, perspectives and advice from first gen professionals in various career fields.

Register HERE to receive a link to our pre-recorded conversation with Dr. Meghan …

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Applying to Medical School with a Disability

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Check out “Tips for Medical School Applicants with Disabilities,” by Dr. Kathleen Franco as well as the DocsWithDisabilities Podcast hosted by Dr. Lisa Meeks of the University of Michigan.

By Carol Hagan
Carol Hagan Senior Associate Director, Graduate School Advising Carol Hagan
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New Penn FGLI Law School Application Fee Waiver Program

New Penn FGLI Law School Application Fee Waiver Program

Penn Career Services supports first-generation low-income law school applicants through partnerships with 12 law schools to eliminate financial barriers.
Completion and submission of the Penn First-Generation Low-Income Law School Application Fee Waiver Request Form allows applicants to be considered for …

By Ariana Alexander
Ariana Alexander Associate Director, Graduate School Advising Ariana Alexander
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“Original Antigenic Sin”

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This is part of series of posts by recipients of the 2020 Career Services Summer Funding Grant. We’ve asked funding recipients to reflect on their summer experiences and talk about the industries in which they spent their summer. You can …

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Pre-Law Advising Appointment Options This Fall

Pre-Law Advising Appointment Options This Fall

Dear Pre-law Students and Alumni,

Warm greetings from your pre-law advising team.

We want to remind you that we are available for 30min. advising appointments by phone or video, which you can schedule through Handshake. We will resume telephone “drop-in …

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Interviewing: Answers for “Do You Have Any Questions for Us?”  During Covid-19

Interviewing: Answers for “Do You Have Any Questions for Us?”  During Covid-19

by Dr. Esther H. Ra

Often interviewees will forget that an interview is ultimately a two-way street.  As much as an employer is taking a deeper look at your skill sets and experience during an interview, as the interviewee, it …

By Esther Ra
Esther Ra Career Advisor, Nursing/Education/Social Work Esther Ra
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