An Update on Career Services for Fall 2020

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It has been a challenging few months for all of us given the COVID 19 pandemic and the social distancing measures we have taken. We hope that all of you are staying safe and healthy as we move into the …

By Barbara Hewitt
Barbara Hewitt Executive Director Barbara Hewitt
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A Note to Incoming Students

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We’ve been hearing a lot from incoming Penn students – undergrads, grad students, and transfer students alike! We share your enthusiasm and we look forward to meeting and working with you in the fall!

Incoming students served by our office …

By Michael DeAngelis
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What to Do If Your Company Has Been Silent About George Floyd, Protests, and Racism in America

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As an adjunct professor, Ruchika Tulshyan felt compelled to reach out to her students after the murder of George Floyd. As she drafted an email to send to her students, she was also thinking about how she hadn’t yet heard …

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Helping Those With Disabilities Navigate Job Transitions

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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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Being Authentic While Maintaining Privacy During Job Interviews

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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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5 Considerations for a Truly Inclusive Office Space

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Is the design of your office inclusive? It may comply with federal regulations for accessibility, but does it really accommodate employees of all ages, abilities, and genders? From lighting to bathroom signage, the design of today’s modern office should match …

By Lakshmi Hutchinson - Idealist Careers
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Pre-health Prep: Shadowing vs. Clinical Volunteering

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Many pre-health students wonder what the difference is between shadowing and clinical volunteering, as well as how much of these experiences they before applying to professional school.  Here’s a quick take:

Shadowing is observing a medical professional at work in …

By Carol Hagan
Carol Hagan Senior Associate Director, Graduate School Advising Carol Hagan
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How to Request a Workplace Accommodation for Your Disability

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If you have a disability, you may know that you have the right to reasonable accommodation in the workplace—and that Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) backs you up. But it can be intimidating to ask for …

By Amy Bergen - Idealist Careers
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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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Why I’ve Never Told Anyone at Work About My Chronic Pain

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Chronic pain affects anywhere from 11% to 40% of people in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In fact, in 2016, an estimated 20.4% of U.S. adults had coped with chronic pain, and 8% …

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5 Steps to Disclosing an Invisible Disability at Work

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Once upon a time, I had a high-level job at a national magazine. I was up for a promotion to editor-in-chief and was invited to lunch with the company’s VP. He was a tall guy with legs as long as …

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Career Services Guide to Being on the Job Search with Disability

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Embrace Your Strengths

Having a disability gives you a unique perspective which can often be an advantage in the workplace. Think about the specific skills or talents your disability gives you. Here are some ideas, based on a presentation given …

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