Author Archives: Career Services

The Joy of Discovery

Maame-Serwah Afriyie is an Elementary School Science Teacher at Success Academy Hudson Yards. She graduated in 2018 from Penn with a degree in Biology.

Although it is not a common label for a science teacher, I think of myself as …

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The Power of Mentorship

Bristol Francis is a Middle School English Language Arts Teacher at Success Academy
Harlem East. He graduated in 2015 from Penn with a degree in History.

My first time teaching was at the Chelsea Piers skating rink in New York …

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A Defining Year for NTD and WASH Collaboration

This article is by Kelly Bridges (COL ’16) and originally appeared on the Water Center at Penn blog.

2020 has been dubbed by many in global health as the Year of Neglected Tropical Diseases, or NTDs. Ringing in this momentous …

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Adapting to the Hurt of Sea Level Rise

This article is by John A. Miller, P.E., CFM, CSM (MES 2018), and originally appeared on the Water Center at Penn blog.

I had the distinct pleasure of moderating author Gilbert (Gil) Gaul at the Princeton Free Library on October …

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Innovation in the Water Industry

This article is by Dr. Marianne Langridge (SEAS MS 1993, PhD 1994), and was originally published on the Water Center at Penn’s blog.

As a professional in the water and environment industry for the past 25 years, I have always …

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Adapting to Change and Challenges during COVID-19

This guest blog is by Anna Dailey, COL ’19

During my tenure at Penn, I was taught the importance of problem-solving in the face of complex challenges. Shortly after graduating in 2019, I moved New York City to start my …

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Pre-Health Spotlight Series: Student Hospice Organization of Penn (SHOOP)

Pre-Health Spotlight Series

Over the course of the spring semester, we look forward to highlighting the wonderful efforts of pre-health campus organizations serving the community.  Many organizations provide an opportunity to gain clinical experience and learn about the field of …

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Pre-Health Spotlight Series: Penn Heroes

Welcome to the Pre-Health Spotlight Series! 
Over the course of the spring semester, we look forward to highlighting the wonderful efforts of pre-health campus organizations serving the community.  Many organizations provide an opportunity to gain clinical experience and learn about …

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5 Thank-You Letters to Send to People in Your Network Who Matter

Whether you’re job searching, working on your professional development, or building your career, you’ve probably been in a situation that warranted showing appreciation and gratitude. Perhaps you received a job lead and a pep talk from a former colleague. Maybe …

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Why I’ve Never Told Anyone at Work About My Chronic Pain

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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