From Founder to Executive Coach: How to Change Careers at 32

by Nathan Parcells (COL ’09) Nathan is a former founder and current executive coach at Sharpend Coaching. Nathan focuses on “Co-Founder Communication” and works with startup founders backed by Andreessen Horowitz, Learn Capital, Struck Capital, and more. Outside of work, …

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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 …

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How to prepare for consulting case interviews

For those of you interested in consulting, summer is a great time to prep for the case interview process. Case interviews are unique to consulting and consulting adjacent industries. In the interview, you are presented with a typical business problem …

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Next week! 2021 Job Search Prep Camp for PhDs in the Humanities & Social Sciences

Are you a PhD or postdoc in the humanities and social sciences (or an alum of a PhD program!) who is interested in learning more about careers outside of academia?   Then you will want to check out all of part …

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Looking Back…. And Forward

Whew… we’ve almost made it through this incredibly strange 2020-2021 academic year.  Congrats to all of you, especially graduating students. We’ve muddled through zoom fatigue, social distancing, and have been faced with significant challenges throughout the pandemic.  For many, there …

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CS Radio – Episode 128: “Consulting Detectives”

Thinking about a career in consulting, but not exactly sure what that entails or how to prepare? Mylene and Michael share insights from current MBAs who have experience in the field.

Show Notes:

Case Interview Guide
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Oh The Places You’ll Go!

by Leslie Reyes, WH MBA ’08

“Oh, the Places You’ll Go!” – Dr. Seuss

I could never have imagined the experiences that would shape me into the professional that I am today. From the excitement of my first business trip …

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6 Summer Programs at Penn Still Accepting Applications

It’s been cold, windy, and snowy this week in Philadelphia, and the question on everyone’s mind at Career Services is, “Is summer here yet?” Wherever in the world you find yourself this semester, you might also be wishing for longer …

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How to Ace ‘Guesstimate’ Interview Questions

Guesstimates such as How many ping-pong balls fit in a 747? are among the most unnerving interview questions you can receive. They can seem so off the wall that they can shake up even the most calm, collected candidate. In …

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Making a True Impact

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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