So – tell me about yourself.

Tell-Me-About-Yourself

By Jamie Grant, C’98 GEd’99
Senior Associate Director for SEAS, Career Services

One of the most important parts of any interview happens in the first few moments, when you’re instructed to “tell me about yourself.”  Whether in a 1st round phone …

By Jamie Grant
Jamie Grant Senior Associate Director, Engineering Jamie Grant
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CS Radio – Episode 108: “Acting!”

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Nervous about an interview? About to make a big pitch to your boss? Negotiating for a salary? Try approaching it through ACTING! Michael runs Mylene and Karen through decades of theatrical training in under twenty minutes.

Enjoy.

Show Notes:

How …

By Michael DeAngelis
Michael DeAngelis Senior Digital Resources Manager Michael DeAngelis
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Starting Out at a Start-Up as a PhD

Starting Out at a Start-Up as a PhD

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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A Few Reasons to Be Excited About Healthcare in 2020

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The pace of innovation in healthcare would bring a quizzical smile to the forefathers of medicine. By living in the future, brilliant minds are radically altering all aspects of the medical arena in today’s world.

Artificial Intelligence in …

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Love is All Around

Love-Snow

There is a lot of love to go around in Career Services – especially on Valentine’s Day.  Just for fun, I thought I would take a look and see how many jobs featuring the keyword “love” came up in a …

By Michael DeAngelis
Michael DeAngelis Senior Digital Resources Manager Michael DeAngelis
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Finding a Workplace Where You Fit

Finding a Workplace Where You Fit

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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CS Radio – 107: “Find Your Funding”

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In need of summer funding? Need a grant to continue your research? Michael and Mylène take a look at resources from Penn and externally that can help. Whether you’re an undergraduate or a graduate student, this episode contains a lot …

By Michael DeAngelis
Michael DeAngelis Senior Digital Resources Manager Michael DeAngelis
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NEW! EFFECTIVE RESUMES FOR DESIGN STUDENTS GUIDE

NEW! EFFECTIVE RESUMES FOR DESIGN STUDENTS GUIDE

Graduate students in the Weitzman School of Design may have noticed a new Career Services resource available to them: the Effective Resumes for Design Students Guide!

Whether you are a Design student who has never created a resume before, or …

By Dianne Hull
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A Little Job Search Advice for the New Grad Nurse

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You’ve aced all your classes, walked across the stage, and passed the NCLEX. What a relief! Now you can relax. For about a minute. Because now comes the real work – getting out there and finding a job. Many nurses …

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The Idealist Careers Guide to Mastering the Job Interview | How to Present Yourself in Person

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Once you’ve gotten an invitation to interview, you can be fairly certain that you have already impressed the potential employer—at least on paper. Here’s what to do to ensure that you make a good impression during your in-person interview:

Plan …

By Alexis Perrotta - 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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