Making the most of Thanksgiving break: Four reminders to feed your (career) soul

By Dr. Claire Klieger

You’ve made it! That much needed Thanksgiving break is just around the corner; it’s so close you can almost taste that homemade stuffing (or whichever seasonal dish is your favorite).  What you may be less excited …

By Claire Klieger
Claire Klieger Senior Associate Director, The College Claire Klieger
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Graduate Students Should Seek Multiple Mentors

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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Local NYC Council Primary Campaign

This is part of a series of posts by recipients of the 2021 Career Services Summer Funding Grant. We’ve asked funding recipients to reflect on their summer experiences and talk about the industries in which they spent their summer. You …

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How to Overcome Perfectionism on the Job Hunt

Illustration by Marian Blair

Searching for a job can be challenging and daunting for anyone, regardless of personality or experience. But there are particular hindrances or barriers that can surface for people with perfectionistic tendencies.

Perfectionism, or the practice of …

By Yejin Lee - Idealist Careers
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Disclosing Your Immigration Status as a DACA Recipient

When it comes to job applications and interviews with potential employers, it can be challenging for Dreamers to know when, how or if to disclose their immigration status. Ultimately, deciding whether to disclose your DACA status is up to you. …

By Paula Mora - Symba
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Symba is the leading program management platform powering thousands of workforce development programs, including internships, bootcamps, apprenticeships, and more!
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CS Radio – Episode 145: Changing Your Email in Handshake, Summer Survey and Outcome Reports, Virtual Government Career Fair

Natty and Michael dive into the CS Radio grab-bag to discuss changing your personal email in Handshake, the fastest way to get seen in Career Services, the importance of filling out your summer survey, and upcoming career fairs.

Mentioned in …

By Michael DeAngelis
Michael DeAngelis Senior Digital Resources Manager Michael DeAngelis
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In the Data Room

This is part of a series of posts by recipients of the 2021 Career Services Summer Funding Grant. We’ve asked funding recipients to reflect on their summer experiences and talk about the industries in which they spent their summer. You …

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First Gen Fireside Chat: Medical Insights with Perelman SOM student & MedLegs Podcast host, Michaela K. Hitchner

In celebration of First Gen Week at Penn, Career Services is highlighting experiences, perspectives and advice from first gen professionals in various career fields.

Learn about life in the medical field through a conversation with Perelman SOM student & MedLegs …

By Ariana Alexander
Ariana Alexander Associate Director, Graduate School Advising Ariana Alexander
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First Gen Fireside Chat: Banking Insights with Ana Barxha CAS ‘17

In celebration of First Gen Week at Penn, Career Services is highlighting experiences, perspectives and advice from first gen professionals in various career fields.

Ready to explore the world of banking and finance? Join us for a Fireside Chat Zoom …

By Ariana Alexander
Ariana Alexander Associate Director, Graduate School Advising Ariana Alexander
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The Secret Circuits of Sleep

This is part of a series of posts by recipients of the 2021 Career Services Summer Funding Grant. We’ve asked funding recipients to reflect on their summer experiences and talk about the industries in which they spent their summer. You …

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