Student Spotlight: Blake Kernen, COL ’22, NASDAQ

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

By Michael DeAngelis
Michael DeAngelis Senior Digital Resources Manager Michael DeAngelis
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Pre-Health Spotlight Series: Student Hospice Organization of Penn (SHOOP)

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Pre-Health Spotlight Series

Over the course of the spring semester, we look forward to highlighting the wonderful efforts of pre-health campus organizations serving the community.  Many organizations provide an opportunity to gain clinical experience and learn about the field of …

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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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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
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Pre-Health Spotlight Series: Penn Heroes

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Welcome to the Pre-Health Spotlight Series! 
Over the course of the spring semester, we look forward to highlighting the wonderful efforts of pre-health campus organizations serving the community.  Many organizations provide an opportunity to gain clinical experience and learn about …

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Pre-health Prep: Shadowing vs. Clinical Volunteering

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Many pre-health students wonder what the difference is between shadowing and clinical volunteering, as well as how much of these experiences they before applying to professional school.  Here’s a quick take:

Shadowing is observing a medical professional at work in …

By Carol Hagan
Carol Hagan Senior Associate Director, Graduate School Advising Carol Hagan
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Feeling Scattered? Try these 4 Organization-Building Habits

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Anyone can get organized. It’s true: while some people genuinely enjoy color-coding every file and others don’t mind a more haphazard system, organization is a set of behaviors—not a personality trait. If you’re struggling to stay on top of the …

By Amy Bergen - Idealist Careers
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Making the World a Better Place

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Usually in January I write a blog that is forward thinking – a new month, a new year, even a whole new decade this January!  However, as I was scrolling through my Facebook feed recently I came upon a post that …

By Barbara Hewitt
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2019 Hiring Insights | Part 3, What Job Seekers Get Wrong

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Earlier this year, we asked 105 hiring managers and HR professionals to share their insights into the hiring process.

They came back to us with everything from their take on resume length to how much time they really spend reviewing …

By Alexis Perrotta - 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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Ghosting an Employer is Bad For Your Professional Reputation – And Also Just Plain Bad Manners

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We get it….. between classes, extracurricular activities, and part-time campus jobs, students have busy lives and sometimes it’s hard to get everything done.  However, one thing you should definitely make time to do is maintain your professional reputation as it …

By Barbara Hewitt
Barbara Hewitt Executive Director Barbara Hewitt
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