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 …

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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: 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
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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
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Talking about your STEM Research in your Statement of Purpose

Doctoral programs are designed to train future researchers, so it makes sense that one of the most important components of your PhD application is your statement of purpose. Your statement covers more than just your previous research experience (it should …

By Caroline Wilky
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How To Study or Work Abroad No Matter Who You Are or What you Do

by Natalie Jesionka on the themuse.com

Have you ever thought about studying or working abroad but shrugged it off because you didn’t think it would be doable or relevant for your career?

If so, you’re not alone. Recently, the White …

By Esther Ra
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Law School Applicants, Get Your Advice Directly from the Source!

It can be tempting to delve into reddit and other online networks as you embark on applying to law school. But beware that these sources can provide information that may be misleading or even downright inaccurate. As we all know, …

By Mia Carpiniello
Mia Carpiniello Associate Director, Graduate School Advising Mia Carpiniello
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Operating the Behind the Scenes

This is part of a series of posts by recipients of the 2021 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 …

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Pediatric Rheumatology at UCLA Health

This is part of a series of posts by recipients of the 2021 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 …

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