Helen Pho

Associate Director, Graduate Students & Postdocs

Helen Pho

Dr. Helen Pho advises graduate students and postdocs as Associate Director at Penn Career Services. Prior to joining Penn in 2017, Helen worked in a variety of roles: search consultant recruiting for higher education executive searches, director of the Freshman Scholars at Yale program, and assistant director of undergraduate admissions at Yale University. A first-generation college graduate, she holds a Ph.D. in History from the University of Texas at Austin and a B.A. in History from Yale. Helen enjoys brainstorming and strategizing with graduate students and postdocs as they explore and pursue meaningful careers. In her free time, she likes exploring different parts of Philly with her family and cheering for the 76ers.

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PhD Career Exploration Fellow Spotlight: Emma Curry-Stodder (Hosted by the Penn Museum – Academic Engagement)

In the spring of 2021, 44 PhD students from a range of academic disciplines at Penn participated virtually in Career Services’ PhD Career Exploration Fellowship (CEF) program, where they were matched with a host organization to learn about different careers …

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PhD Career Exploration Fellow Spotlight: Daniel Zhang (Hosted by Merck – Infectious Disease and Virology)

In the spring of 2021, 44 PhD students from a range of academic disciplines at Penn participated virtually in Career Services’ PhD Career Exploration Fellowship (CEF) program, where they were matched with a host organization to learn about different careers …

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PhD Career Exploration Fellow Spotlight: Emily French (Hosted by the Philadelphia Museum of Art – Publishing)

In the spring of 2021, 44 PhD students from a range of academic disciplines at Penn participated virtually in Career Services’ PhD Career Exploration Fellowship (CEF) program, where they were matched with a host organization to learn about different careers …

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PhD Career Exploration Fellow Spotlight: Ellen Bryer (Hosted by Penn Libraries – Academic Engagement)

In the spring of 2021, 44 PhD students from a range of academic disciplines at Penn participated virtually in Career Services’ PhD Career Exploration Fellowship (CEF) program, where they were matched with a host organization to learn about different careers …

By Helen Pho
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PhD Career Exploration Fellow Spotlight: Elizabeth Bynum (Hosted by Poverty Solutions at the University of Michigan)

In the spring of 2021, 44 PhD students from a range of academic disciplines at Penn participated virtually in Career Services’ PhD Career Exploration Fellowship (CEF) program, where they were matched with a host organization to learn about different careers …

By Helen Pho
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PhD Career Exploration Fellow Spotlight: Danielle Minichino (Hosted by Merck – Quantitative Biosciences)

In the spring of 2021, 44 PhD students from a range of academic disciplines at Penn participated virtually in Career Services’ PhD Career Exploration Fellowship (CEF) program, where they were matched with a host organization to learn about different careers …

By Helen Pho
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PhD Career Exploration Fellow Spotlight: Claire Meurice (Hosted by Merck – Neuropharmacology)

In the spring of 2021, 44 PhD students from a range of academic disciplines at Penn participated virtually in Career Services’ PhD Career Exploration Fellowship (CEF) program, where they were matched with a host organization to learn about different careers …

By Helen Pho
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PhD Career Exploration Fellow Spotlight: Christiana Kelly (Hosted by Penn Libraries – Educational Technologies & Learning Management)

In the spring of 2021, 44 PhD students from a range of academic disciplines at Penn participated virtually in Career Services’ PhD Career Exploration Fellowship (CEF) program, where they were matched with a host organization to learn about different careers …

By Helen Pho
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PhD Career Exploration Fellow Spotlight: Chelsea Chamberlain (Hosted by Bucks County Community College)

In the spring of 2021, 44 PhD students from a range of academic disciplines at Penn participated virtually in Career Services’ PhD Career Exploration Fellowship (CEF) program, where they were matched with a host organization to learn about different careers …

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PhD Career Exploration Fellow Spotlight: Bonnie Douglas (Hosted by The Franklin Institute)

In the spring of 2021, 44 PhD students from a range of academic disciplines at Penn participated virtually in Career Services’ PhD Career Exploration Fellowship (CEF) program, where they were matched with a host organization to learn about different careers …

By Helen Pho
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