Dianne Hull

Senior Associate Director, Graduate Students & Postdocs

Since 2015, Dianne has been a part of the Career Services team which advises graduate students and postdocs.  In addition to her advising responsibilities with students, Dianne coordinates the partnership between Career Services and Penn Carey Law’s Master in Law program.  Prior to joining the Career Services team, she worked in a variety of student advising roles as a part of the Postbaccalaureate Premedical Program at Bryn Mawr College, as well as in the Career Development Center at Saint Joseph’s University.  Dianne holds a graduate degree from Penn’s Graduate School of Education and an undergraduate degree from Lehigh University.  In her free time, she enjoys traveling with her family and cooking.

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Graduate Career Skills Series

This fall, graduate students are invited to join Career Services for a week of virtual programming geared just for graduate students – the Graduate Career Skills Series!

Join us for our series of virtual workshops and panels centered around helping graduate …

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Introducing the Negotiation Guide for Graduate Students and Postdocs!

Receiving a job or internship offer is an exciting time, but it can also feel a little overwhelming if you are unsure of the next steps.  The graduate student and postdoc team at Career Services is happy to share our …

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Exploring STEM internships for PhD students

Over the summer, the graduate student and postdoc team at Career Services hosted a virtual panel, Exploring STEM doctoral student internships, for PhD students interested in learning more about internship opportunities.  PhD alumni and students who had worked for the …

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Advice for finding STEM postdocs

As part of the 2022 Faculty Job Search Prep Camp, Career Services hosted three current postdocs for a Q&A panel with students interested in pursuing a postdoc in a STEM field.  The panelists provided excellent advice and feedback on the …

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2022 Faculty Job Search Prep Camp – Virtual

At Career Services, the Graduate Student/Postdoc team has had a very busy summer planning an exciting event: our 2022 Faculty Job Search Prep Camp.

If you’re planning to apply for faculty jobs, either in this upcoming cycle or in the …

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The (Positive!) Long Term Effects of Mentoring

I stumbled across this article in the Washington Post a few weeks ago, and was instantly struck by how a small act of mentoring can so greatly impact someone in the long term.  To summarize, Rebecca Varney was a bug …

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Learning to Assess the Culture of an Organization From a Ball of Yarn

As you explore your career interests through jobs and internships, assessing the culture of an organization is an important part of the process. Is this a place where you can learn, grow and thrive by being yourself? Or will you …

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Presidential Management Fellowship (PMF) Program

Penn graduate students who expect to complete their degree by August, 2022 may be interested in exploring the Presidential Management Fellowship (PMF) Program.  The PMF Program is a flagship leadership development program for advanced degree candidates and is focused on …

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Perseverance in Reaching Your Career Goals

As the world begins to emerge from the COVID pandemic and we begin to see glimmers of normalcy around the bend, any student or recent graduate is thinking about their short- and long-term professional and career goals.  All of us …

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Next week! 2021 Job Search Prep Camp for PhDs in the Humanities & Social Sciences

Are you a PhD or postdoc in the humanities and social sciences (or an alum of a PhD program!) who is interested in learning more about careers outside of academia?   Then you will want to check out all of part …

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