Career Services COVID-19 Resources and FAQs

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Career Services has just added a new community to our website, where we have complied all of our COVID-19 related resources.  These include blog posts, FAQs, advice on working and job searching remotely, videos, digital job search tools and much …

By Michael DeAngelis
Michael DeAngelis Senior Digital Resources Manager Michael DeAngelis
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LIVE Q&A with Dr. Joseph Barber – 5/21 @ 5pm

Live career q&a session with doctor joseph barber will be held on Thursday, May 21st, 2020 at 5:00pm. The event will stream live at https://bit.ly/PennCSYouTube

Join us here at 5pm tonight for a live Q&A with Senior Associate Dr. Joseph Barber. He’ll take questions about the remote job search, virtual networking, shaping your resume and more!  If you want to ask a question, click through …

By Michael DeAngelis
Michael DeAngelis Senior Digital Resources Manager Michael DeAngelis
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Going virtual – again.

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For our current students: you have just completed the most unusual semester in Penn’s history, filled with not-so-great firsts.  Since March 16, advisors in our office have been available virtually – and despite challenges of quick relocations, moving classes online, living …

By Jamie Grant
Jamie Grant Senior Associate Director, Engineering Jamie Grant
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10 Ways to Land an Internship During COVID-19 (It’s Not Too Late!)

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The coronavirus pandemic has left very little unchanged, and internships are no exception. The results of a survey released by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) in May found that 22% of employers had revoked internship offers in …

By Meredith Pepin - The Muse
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How to Ask for Help in Your Job Search During COVID-19 (Email Templates Included!)

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If you’ve heard it once, you’ve heard it a million times: When you’re job searching, you should tap into your network for advice and assistance. But the COVID-19 pandemic—and the record unemployment that’s come with it—has turned so many aspects …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
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Job Hunting? How to Make the Most of Your Search During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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If you’re a job seeker, you’re probably wondering (or worrying) what the current pandemic means for your search. While there are still many unknowns, there are some things you can do to prepare yourself to forge ahead. Start by setting …

By Lakshmi Hutchinson - Idealist Careers
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4 Unique Podcasts to Inspire Social Innovation

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It’s safe to say that many of us could use a bit of inspiration these days—and podcasts are a great way to stay informed and entertained from home. Whether you need a new podcast obsession or just want to know …

By Amy Bergen - 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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An Unpredictable Semester

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As classes end for the Spring 2020 semester, it is hard to believe how much things have changed since the semester began just a few short months ago.  No one predicted that we would all be learning and working remotely, …

By Barbara Hewitt
Barbara Hewitt Executive Director Barbara Hewitt
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My Classes Are Now Virtual, Here’s How I’m Staying Mentally Healthy

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Being a college student is tough; you have to leave your home and move away, leave your childhood friends behind and make new ones and be on your own, and now our entire lives have been flipped upside down with …

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CS Radio – Episode 112: The Pandemic, Career Services, and the Job Search

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Michael and Mylene check in to talk about how the pandemic has effected jobs and internships, and how Career Services is continuing to provide help to students and alumni.  Plus, a fond farewell to our producer and editor of the …

By Michael DeAngelis
Michael DeAngelis Senior Digital Resources Manager Michael DeAngelis
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