All You Need to Know for the Fall Career Fairs

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Welcome back!

Even if yesterday was a first day unlike any other, we’re so glad to be kicking off a new semester. Of course, in Career Services, that means we’re gearing up for career fairs!

Naturally they’re going to look …

By Mylène Kerschner
Mylène Kerschner Associate Director, The College Mylène Kerschner
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How to Nurture Diversity & Inclusion at the Team Level

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The Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement has led more of us to question how we can break down the racial barriers that prevent us from including and engaging with diversity. This is a big question and there is no single …

By Nisha Kumar Kulkarni - Idealist Careers
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Switching Between Your Career Narratives as a PhD

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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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11 Steps for succeeding at Video Interviews

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Prepare as diligently as you do for in-person interviews

While the format may be different, you still want to prepare just as diligently for remote interviews as you do for the ones that are in person. See the following list …

By Tiffany Franklin
Tiffany Franklin Associate Director, Engineering Tiffany Franklin
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Announcing “PhD Questions of the Month”– a new blog series for PhDs!

Announcing "PhD Questions of the Month"-- a new blog series for PhDs!

The Grad Student/Postdoc Team at Career Services is excited to announce the launch of a new series of blog posts, “PhD Questions of the Month,” focused on answering the top three career questions that we get asked in our PhD …

By Helen Pho
Helen Pho Associate Director, Graduate Students & Postdocs Helen Pho
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Transitioning to Penn for Transfer Students: Tips to Kickstarting Your Career Journey

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Welcome to Penn! As you get ready to start your fall semester at a new university, there will be many resources to discover and new ways in which to adapt. We in Career Services would like to take a moment …

By Claire Klieger
Claire Klieger Senior Associate Director, The College Claire Klieger
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PhD Career Exploration Fellow Spotlight: Megan Genovese (Hosted by The Philadelphia Museum of Art — Library and Archives)

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In the spring of 2020, 36 PhD students from a range of academic disciplines at Penn participated in Career Services’ PhD Career Exploration Fellowship (CEF) program, where they were matched with a host organization in Philadelphia to learn about different …

By Helen Pho
Helen Pho Associate Director, Graduate Students & Postdocs Helen Pho
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Fostering Career Development Proactivity in PhDs

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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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Orienting Orientations

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Career Services welcomes all new students to Penn! Whether you are an incoming freshmen, graduate student or transfer, we can’t wait to meet you – even if just virtually to start.  At Career Services, we turn possibilities into realities. While …

By Michael DeAngelis
Michael DeAngelis Senior Digital Resources Manager Michael DeAngelis
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A Time for Boundaries

A Time for Boundaries

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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