David Ross

Senior Associate Director, Wharton Undergrad

David Ross

David is a proud Penn alum and joined Penn Career Services in 2007, eager to leverage his professional experience working with students and alumni as they explore career options and embark on the future.  He has worked in career services for many years including employer relations at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business MBA Career Management Office and managing career fairs at Toppel Career Center at the University of Miami. A Washington, DC native, David has lived in several U.S. cities and enjoys discussing the possibilities of relocating to new regions across the country. He obtained a B.S.B.A. in Marketing, Management and Organization & Human Resources from Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis, an M.S.Ed. in Higher Education Management from Penn’s Graduate School of Education, an Ed.M. in Human Development and Psychology from Harvard University and a Human Resource Management Certificate from the Wharton Programs for Working Professionals, Aresty Institute of Executive Education at Penn’s Wharton School.  David leads the Wharton team as Senior Associate Director.

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Succeeding in Your Internship This Summer

Succeeding in Your Internship This Summer

Working in a remote internship in the current economic environment may seem daunting.  Here are a few ideas to make a great impression during your summer internship:

Maintain a positive attitude.  Show your eagerness and enthusiasm to contribute and learn.  …

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How to Address Not Receiving a Return Offer from Your Summer Employer

How to Address Not Receiving a Return Offer from Your Summer Employer

On-campus interviews at Penn started earlier this week.  A popular question I have received from students over the past few weeks is how to address an uncomfortable interview question – why didn’t you receive a return offer from your summer …

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Why Leadership and Involvement in Activities Matters to Hiring Managers

Why Leadership and Involvement in Activities Matters to Hiring Managers

For anyone that’s gone through the internship or job search process as a student, you’ve probably encountered those infamous words: “leadership” and “activities.” During interviews, you may have been asked questions (directly or indirectly) focused on leadership and participation outside …

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