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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How—and When—to Include Projects on Your Resume (Plus Examples!)

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If you’ve completed a project you’re especially proud of, it’s natural to want to show it off on your resume—and it might even help you land your next job. Projects that potentially belong on your resume can come from your …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
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PhD Questions of the Month: February 2021

PhD Questions of the Month for February 2021

Welcome to the seventh installment of our blog series, PhD Questions of the Month, where the Grad Student/Postdoc Team at Career Services answers the top 3 questions that we have been asked in our individual PhD career advising appointments. This …

By Helen Pho
Helen Pho Associate Director, Graduate Students & Postdocs Helen Pho
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How to Make an ATS-Compatible Resume [INFOGRAPHIC]

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The search for a job can seem like a full-time position itself. With research, networking, and endless job applications, the process can be extensive and sometimes overwhelming. Even after all of the hard work, you still receive little to no …

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How to Make Your Voice Heard in the Workplace (Especially as a Woman or Minority)

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Have you ever sat silently as a coworker talked for 47 of the 50 minutes allotted for a meeting? Have you mentioned an idea only to be ignored or have someone else say it later and get credit? It can …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
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Healthcare Leaders Can Convert Mistakes Into Opportunities

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As a leader, you will encounter times when the people that you lead make mistakes. How you respond to the mistakes that your team makes will have a far-reaching influence on your organization’s culture, the morale of your team, …

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Allyship at Work | How to Turn Intentions into Actions

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We’ve all heard the term ally, used most often to describe an alignment between those who have shared beliefs and who seek the same goal. Up until about 30 years ago, the term was almost exclusively used …

By Dr. Waajida L. Small - Idealist Careers
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Are We There Yet?

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by Nolan D. Henry, WH MBA ’08

“Are we there yet”?  – Every kid who has ever lived.

Many of us have had a moment – usually on a long road trip – where we’ve asked that question.  We are going somewhere …

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CS Radio – Episode 127: “Introverts in the Spotlight”

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Are you an introvert and worried about how you might succeed in a bustling, extroverted industry? Michael and Mylene explore ways to find the role that is right for you even if it doesn’t appear to be at first glance.

By Michael DeAngelis
Michael DeAngelis Senior Digital Resources Manager Michael DeAngelis
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Starting a New Job Remotely Can Be Scary—Here’s How to Impress Everyone Right Off the Bat

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As if starting a new job wasn’t already daunting enough, you may now be faced with the challenge of starting a new job remotely, without ever meeting your colleagues in person. This might be happening during the coronavirus pandemic—and hey, …

By Kate Bratskeir - The Muse
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Introverted? Why Not Try Showbiz!

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I recently came across this excellent short over on the Indeed.com blog about various careers in the film industry that are great fits for introverted people. I myself am an introvert – yes, even as the host of a podcast …

By Michael DeAngelis
Michael DeAngelis Senior Digital Resources Manager Michael DeAngelis
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