The Joy of Discovery

Maame-Serwah Afriyie is an Elementary School Science Teacher at Success Academy Hudson Yards. She graduated in 2018 from Penn with a degree in Biology.

Although it is not a common label for a science teacher, I think of myself as …

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The Power of Mentorship

Bristol Francis is a Middle School English Language Arts Teacher at Success Academy
Harlem East. He graduated in 2015 from Penn with a degree in History.

My first time teaching was at the Chelsea Piers skating rink in New York …

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PhD Alumni Spotlight: Regeneron Postdoc Online Q&A

On June 25th, Career Services hosted an Ph.D. alum for an online Q&A on postdocs in industry.  She shared her experiences first as a postdoc, and now as a scientist, with Regeneron Pharmaceuticals.  Below is a snapshot of the advice …

By Dianne Hull
Dianne Hull Senior Associate Director, Graduate Students & Postdocs
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A Defining Year for NTD and WASH Collaboration

This article is by Kelly Bridges (COL ’16) and originally appeared on the Water Center at Penn blog.

2020 has been dubbed by many in global health as the Year of Neglected Tropical Diseases, or NTDs. Ringing in this momentous …

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Adapting to the Hurt of Sea Level Rise

This article is by John A. Miller, P.E., CFM, CSM (MES 2018), and originally appeared on the Water Center at Penn blog.

I had the distinct pleasure of moderating author Gilbert (Gil) Gaul at the Princeton Free Library on October …

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Innovation in the Water Industry

This article is by Dr. Marianne Langridge (SEAS MS 1993, PhD 1994), and was originally published on the Water Center at Penn’s blog.

As a professional in the water and environment industry for the past 25 years, I have always …

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Adapting to Change and Challenges during COVID-19

This guest blog is by Anna Dailey, COL ’19

During my tenure at Penn, I was taught the importance of problem-solving in the face of complex challenges. Shortly after graduating in 2019, I moved New York City to start my …

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Beyond Coronavirus: Adapting Penn’s 2020 PhD Career Exploration Fellowship in the face of a pandemic

The faint sound of an alarm permeates a vivid dream. It’s 5:27 am. I roll over, vaguely aware that I am no longer asleep. My eyes open, I groan internally before I step out of bed, a motion that marks …

By Katherine Webb
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PhD Alumni Spotlight: Merck Postdoc Online Q&A

On May 5th, Career Services hosted an online Q&A with a Penn alum and current Merck postdoc.  Below is a snapshot of the advice offered to students thinking about pursuing postdoctoral opportunities in industry. As always, students interested in postdocs …

By Dianne Hull
Dianne Hull Senior Associate Director, Graduate Students & Postdocs
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Student Spotlight: Blake Kernen, COL ’22, NASDAQ

Blake Kernen (COL ’22) talks about her internship at NASDAQ and shares stories about what made her job search successful.

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J. Michael DeAngelis Senior Digital Resources Manager, co-host CS Radio
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