Michael DeAngelis

Senior Associate Director, Communications & Technology

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J. Michael DeAngelis began working in Career Services in 2004 and has served in his current position since 2023, focusing on technology, communication and innovation within Career Services. He received his B.A. in Theatre Arts from Muhlenberg College and studied performance and theater criticism at Goldsmith’s College, University of London. Outside of Career Services, Michael is a professional podcaster, actor, director and playwright. He is the managing director of The Porch Room film and theater company. His award winning plays are available from Samuel French, Inc. He puts those talents to use as the co-host of the weekly CS Radio Podcast and has wrangled more than one of his co-workers into playing ridiculous parts on his show Mission: Rejected.

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How Penn Can Help Prevent You From Being A “Starving Artist”

The start of the spring season is a ripe time for arts internships, apprenticeships and other opportunities to be posted in Handshake and across the web. New jobs are being posted every week in our Fine Arts, Performing Arts & …

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CS Radio – Episode 199: Making Smart Decisions in Interviewing

Michael and Natty tackle key post-interview steps, navigating interview conflicts with class schedules, and utilizing Career Services’ offices for interviews. They offer strategies for communicating with professors and employers to manage scheduling conflicts and highlight the value of conducting interviews …

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CS Radio – Episode 198: Heather Knox

Michael and Natty welcome special guest Heather Knox (Employer Relations Coordinator), as she shares her transition from opera singer to career services. Join us as we dive into the resurgence of on-campus recruiting, the importance of in-person networking, and upcoming …

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CS Radio – Episode 197: Jialin Huang

Jialin Huang (Coordinator, Pre-Grad Team) joins the show this week to discuss her journey to Penn Career Services! A graduate of Muhlenberg College this past December, Jialin talks about her externship program, utilizing networks, and advice for seniors getting ready …

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CS Radio – Episode 196: Preparing for Spring Career Fairs

Episode 196 – Welcome back! Join Michael and Natty for the first episode of the new semester as they discuss everything you need to know about the upcoming Career Fairs! Be sure to download the Handshake app as you navigate …

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Curtain Up on Performing Arts Summer Internship and Apprenticeships

Oh the weather outside is frightful…but it’s time to be thinking about the summer! NOW is the time when theaters and performing arts centers around the country begin the application process for their summer internships, fellowships, and apprenticeships. Whether you’re …

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Jobs With the Highest Satisfaction in 2024

When exploring career paths, knowing the jobs with the highest satisfaction can help you define and set your personal career goals. You can then tailor your career preparation toward the roles that are most likely to be fulfilling for you.

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Harnessing the Power of Social Media: Alumni Outreach and Digital Networking

In our rapidly evolving digital age, social media platforms have revolutionized the way we connect, share, and engage. For educational institutions, leveraging social media for alumni outreach is not just a trend but a powerful strategy for building and maintaining …

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16+ Jobs for Philosophy Majors (No Existential Crisis Required)

If you’re pursuing a philosophy degree, you likely get many questions — and may have questions yourself — about what job you’ll have after graduation. While “philosopher” is technically an option, this major teaches skills applicable to various fields, like critical thinking,

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CS Radio – Episode 195: Associate Director Jon Niles, Making the Most of Winter Break

Episode 195 – It’s the last episode of 2023! Jon Niles (Associate Director, Engineering) joins Michael and Natty this week to discuss his career, role at Career Services, and his family legacy in career counseling! Later, Michael and Natty discuss …

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