Everyday Tips for Equity-Minded Scholars

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Check out this post from the Carpe Careers blog published on the Inside Higher Ed website – written by PhD/postdoc career advisors for PhD students and postdocs:

By Joseph Barber
Joseph Barber Senior Associate Director, Graduate Students & Postdocs Joseph Barber
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Making the Most of Career Services Communications

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We know that you get LOTS of communications from all over Penn and at times in can be overwhelming.  Here are TWO QUICK STEPS you can take to make sure that the information you receive from Career Services is …

By Barbara Hewitt
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Preparing for the Dreaded Panel Interview

Preparing for the Dreaded Panel Interview

*Recently, the topic of panel interviewing has come up frequently in my advising sessions. Below are some thoughts and resources I have compiled. 

Preparing for the Dreaded Panel Interview

After you’ve landed the coveted interview, and passed the initial screening, …

By Esther Ra
Esther Ra Career Advisor, Nursing/Education/Social Work Esther Ra
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September STEM Alumni Chats – OrtleyBio

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Throughout September, Career Services is hosting a series of online chats with graduate alumni working in STEM fields.  On September 20th, we heard from a neuroscience PhD graduate who is working as a director of scientific services at medical communications …

By Dianne Hull
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Online Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Courses for Mission-Driven Careers

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Massive open online courses (MOOCs) are becoming increasingly popular for social-impact professionals. And because these courses are often free of charge, open to all and flexible enough to work with the most complicated of schedules, they also provide a prime …

By Sheena Daree Miller - Idealist Careers
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Idealist Careers | Helping you land, love, and grow in your social-impact career. And visit Idealist.org explore thousands of great jobs and social-impact organizations near you.
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How to Use Remote Learning to Cultivate Community

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Maybe you’re one of the many students who recently swapped the hustle and bustle of a physical campus for a solo room and a laptop. Or perhaps you’ve started a program without setting foot on campus at all. In either …

By Amy Bergen - Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers | Helping you land, love, and grow in your social-impact career. And visit Idealist.org explore thousands of great jobs and social-impact organizations near you.
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September STEM Alumni Chats – Merck

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Throughout September, Career Services is hosting a series of online chats with graduate alumni working in STEM fields.  On September 22nd, we heard from a chemical sciences master’s graduate who is working as a specialist in the Global Vaccine Technical …

By Dianne Hull
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Acing an Interview: Greatest Hits

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Almost all of my appointments for the past few weeks have been mock interviews or about prepping for an upcoming interview. A lot of that is timing of industries like Finance, Consulting, and Technology who have been interviewing for the …

By Natty Leach
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National Coming Out Day

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With National Coming Out Day (NCOD) right around the corner (October 11), I found this article that talks about the history behind it, the importance of it, and how you can support the LGBTQ+ community (not only on that day, …

By Kevin Haines
Kevin Haines Associate Director, Engineering Kevin Haines
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September STEM Alumni Chats – Pfizer

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Throughout September, Career Services is hosting a series of online chats with graduate alumni working in STEM fields.  On September 18th, we heard from a chemistry PhD graduate who is working at Pfizer as a staff scientist.  Below is a …

By Dianne Hull
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