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: Vikrant Dadawala (Hosted by the Price Lab for Digital Humanities)

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: Treva Tam (Hosted by Walmart – Applied Behavior Science)

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: Ting-Chih Wu (Hosted by Penn Online Learning Initiative)

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: Sarah Carson (Hosted by Penn’s Master of Behavioral and Decision Sciences Program)

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: Sarah Bond (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: Philip Mogen (Hosted by Penn Libraries – Kislak Center)

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: Paul Verhelst (Hosted by Penn Libraries – Research Data & Digital Scholarship)

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: Patrick Carland-Echavarria (Hosted by Penn Libraries – Area Studies)

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: Olivia Farrelly (Hosted by Merck – Digital Analytics and Technologies)

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: Nicky Bell (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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