Marianne Lipa

Associate Director, Graduate Students & Postdocs

Marianne Lipa

Marianne joined the Career Services team in fall 2015 providing career and internship guidance to undergraduate students in the College of Arts and Sciences and now advises graduate students and postdocs.  She has worked at Penn since 2004, starting at the Wharton School where she was an academic advisor to undergraduate students and more recently, in their alumni relations office.  She graduated from Bowdoin College with a double major in Romance Languages and History, and earned her master’s degree in Higher Education Management from the Graduate School of Education at Penn.  She is an avid skier and enjoys traveling.

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Career Development Timelines for Weitzman School of Design Students

Weitzman School of Design Students: Career Development Timelines

Career Development Timelines provide insight on the many career focused action steps you can do each semester during your academic program.   Click on the link below for your program to learn more:

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Cover Letter Guide for Graduate Students in Design

Introducing the Cover Letter Guide for Graduate Students in Design

As you apply for internships and full-time positions, a cover letter may be one of the materials to submit with your application.  The cover letter guide for Design students shows …

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PhD Questions of the Month–April 2021

Welcome to another installment of our blog series, PhD Questions of the Month, where the Grad Student/Postdoc Team at Career Services answers the top 2-3 questions that we have been asked in our individual PhD career advising appointments. This month, …

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Quick Tips: Preparing for and Creating a Good Impression on Video Interviews

Quick Tips: Preparing for and Creating a Good Impression on Video Interviews

Given the current pandemic, many employers are utilizing video interviews for the interviewing process.  Students will often ask how to give a good impression over a video interview …

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Resume Reviews

As we are now at the mid-point of the summer, it’s the perfect time to have your resume or CV reviewed by an advisor in Career Services.  A resume serves as a summary of your skills, experiences, and qualifications.  We …

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