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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Networking While Remote | How Professionals of Color Can Stay Connected During the Pandemic

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You may have heard at least one of these sayings throughout the course of your career: “It isn’t what you know but who you know” and “Your network is your net worth.”

Ring any bells? Having access to the right …

By Dr. Waajida L. Small - Idealist Careers
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How to End Any Professional Email (Plus a List of Sign-Offs for When You’re Tired of Saying “Best”)

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Do you have that professional email mostly written, but you’re not quite sure how to wrap it up? Or do you feel like you’re defaulting to the same email closings every time and want some alternatives? Sure, if you’re emailing …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
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Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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3 Holiday Networking Pivots in the Age of Covid-19

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Many rituals and habits have changed due to the pandemic, and this holiday season is sure to be a difficult one, as holiday rituals and habits must drastically change due to Covid-19. In-person gatherings will be limited, parties will be …

By Lisa Rangel - Vault
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Caring Is a Skill We Need Right Now

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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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CS Radio – Episode 118: “Opportunity in Austin”

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J. Michael and A. Mylene are joined by Pete Barry to discuss and share industry insight from the Austin Film Festival Writer’s Conference.

Show Notes:

Austin Film Festival
Pete Barry Bio
Contact Michael or Pete
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By Michael DeAngelis
Michael DeAngelis Senior Digital Resources Manager Michael DeAngelis
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PhD Questions of the Month: October 2020

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Welcome to the third 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.  We …

By Dianne Hull
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Preparing for Online Career Conversations

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Video conferencing has become a part of everyday life for many of us.  As we use tools like Zoom and BlueJeans for face-to-face meetings over the course of a day, how can we address the fatigue that will inevitably set …

By Sharon Fleshman
Sharon Fleshman Senior Associate Director, Nursing, Education, Social Policy & Practice Sharon Fleshman
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CS Radio – Episode 114: “Asking for Help in Difficult Times”

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Planning on reaching out to that workspace contact this week? Michael and Mylene offer tips and tricks on effective networking in the virtual space!

Show Notes:

How To Ask For Help in Your Job Search During COVID (via The Muse)

By Michael DeAngelis
Michael DeAngelis Senior Digital Resources Manager Michael DeAngelis
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September STEM Alumni Chats – Merck

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Throughout September, Career Services is hosting a series of online chats with graduate alumni working in STEM fields.  On September 22nd, we heard from a chemical sciences master’s graduate who is working as a specialist in the Global Vaccine Technical …

By Dianne Hull
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September STEM Alumni Chat – Incyte

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Throughout September, Career Services is hosting a series of online chats with graduate alumni working in STEM fields.  On September 16th, we heard from a cell & molecular biology PhD graduate who is working at Incyte as a research investigator.  …

By Dianne Hull
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