5 Mindfulness Tips for the End of the Semester

It’s tough to believe that we are winding down our first semester back in person! It feels like just yesterday that first year students were moving in, the sun was shining down on Locust Walk, and we had an entire …

By Jillian Cener
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How to Overcome Perfectionism on the Job Hunt

Illustration by Marian Blair

Searching for a job can be challenging and daunting for anyone, regardless of personality or experience. But there are particular hindrances or barriers that can surface for people with perfectionistic tendencies.

Perfectionism, or the practice of …

By Yejin Lee - Idealist Careers
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Disclosing Your Immigration Status as a DACA Recipient

When it comes to job applications and interviews with potential employers, it can be challenging for Dreamers to know when, how or if to disclose their immigration status. Ultimately, deciding whether to disclose your DACA status is up to you. …

By Paula Mora - Symba
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Symba is the leading program management platform powering thousands of workforce development programs, including internships, bootcamps, apprenticeships, and more!
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First Gen Fireside Chat: Medical Insights with Perelman SOM student & MedLegs Podcast host, Michaela K. Hitchner

In celebration of First Gen Week at Penn, Career Services is highlighting experiences, perspectives and advice from first gen professionals in various career fields.

Learn about life in the medical field through a conversation with Perelman SOM student & MedLegs …

By Ariana Alexander
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First Gen Fireside Chat: Banking Insights with Ana Barxha CAS ‘17

In celebration of First Gen Week at Penn, Career Services is highlighting experiences, perspectives and advice from first gen professionals in various career fields.

Ready to explore the world of banking and finance? Join us for a Fireside Chat Zoom …

By Ariana Alexander
Ariana Alexander Associate Director, Graduate School Advising Ariana Alexander
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First Gen Fireside Chat: Education Insights with Teach for America, William Okarfo-Smart and Bernard Alexander

In celebration of First Gen Week at Penn, Career Services is highlighting experiences, perspectives and advice from first gen professionals in various career fields.

Ready to make an impact in the lives of others?  Join us for a Fireside Chat …

By Ariana Alexander
Ariana Alexander Associate Director, Graduate School Advising Ariana Alexander
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First Gen Fireside Chat: Consulting Insights with ZS Associates, Heidi Lee CAS ’19 and David Thai CAS ’18

In celebration of First Gen Week at Penn, Career Services is highlighting experiences, perspectives and advice from first gen professionals in various career fields.

Want to understand life at a consulting firm? Join us for a Fireside Chat Zoom Conversation …

By Ariana Alexander
Ariana Alexander Associate Director, Graduate School Advising Ariana Alexander
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First Gen Fireside Chat: Legal Insights with 3L Ferrell Townsend CAS ’12 of Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law

In celebration of First Gen Week at Penn, Career Services is highlighting experiences, perspectives and advice from first gen professionals in various career fields.

Interested in learning about the life of a law student? Join us for a Fireside Chat …

By Ariana Alexander
Ariana Alexander Associate Director, Graduate School Advising Ariana Alexander
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First Gen Fireside Chat: Media Insights with T-Mobile, Sage Myung

In celebration of First Gen Week at Penn, Career Services is highlighting experiences, perspectives and advice from first gen professionals in various career fields.

Curious about life at a growing media company with roles in engineering, tech, communications, and business?  …

By Ariana Alexander
Ariana Alexander Associate Director, Graduate School Advising Ariana Alexander
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Celebrate First Gen Week at Penn with First Gen Fireside Chats Nov 9th, 10th and 12th, 2021

Connect. Learn. Explore. 

Curious about a career in consulting?  Contemplating a pivot into the legal field?  Trying to understand the best way your skills would fit into media?  Gain industry insights by learning from the experiences of others.  Join …

By Ariana Alexander
Ariana Alexander Associate Director, Graduate School Advising Ariana Alexander
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