Beyond the Job Description: Assessing Work Environment and Employer Fit

Beyond the Job Description: Assessing Work Environment and Employer Fit

Even on top of the pandemic, it has been a devastating couple of weeks as we have witnessed such brutality and injustice in Minneapolis.  One thing I am grateful for in the midst of this is having a supportive office …

By Sharon Fleshman
Sharon Fleshman Senior Associate Director, Nursing, Education, Social Policy & Practice Sharon Fleshman
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LGBTQ+ in the Workplace | Should You Come Out to Your Co-workers?

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If you’re in the closet at work, navigating your identity in the workplace can be challenging. Do you take your significant other to the office holiday party? Do you answer honestly when your co-workers casually ask about your dating life …

By Joeli Katz - Idealist Careers
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Summer 2020 – A Different Kind of Summer

Summer 2020 – A Different Kind of Summer

As the Spring 2020 semester ended (congrats to the class of 2020!!), a lot of students (and non-students as well) found themselves in a predicament that no one could have expected. Summer internships were cancelled, full-time job offers were taken …

By Kevin Haines
Kevin Haines Associate Director, Engineering Kevin Haines
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Adapting to Change and Challenges during COVID-19

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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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Interviewing: Answers for “Do You Have Any Questions for Us?”  During Covid-19

Interviewing: Answers for “Do You Have Any Questions for Us?”  During Covid-19

by Dr. Esther H. Ra

Often interviewees will forget that an interview is ultimately a two-way street.  As much as an employer is taking a deeper look at your skill sets and experience during an interview, as the interviewee, it …

By Esther Ra
Esther Ra Career Advisor, Nursing/Education/Social Work Esther Ra
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LIVE Q&A with Dr. Joseph Barber – 5/21 @ 5pm

Live career q&a session with doctor joseph barber will be held on Thursday, May 21st, 2020 at 5:00pm. The event will stream live at https://bit.ly/PennCSYouTube

Join us here at 5pm tonight for a live Q&A with Senior Associate Dr. Joseph Barber. He’ll take questions about the remote job search, virtual networking, shaping your resume and more!  If you want to ask a question, click through …

By Michael DeAngelis
Michael DeAngelis Senior Digital Resources Manager Michael DeAngelis
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Going virtual – again.

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For our current students: you have just completed the most unusual semester in Penn’s history, filled with not-so-great firsts.  Since March 16, advisors in our office have been available virtually – and despite challenges of quick relocations, moving classes online, living …

By Jamie Grant
Jamie Grant Senior Associate Director, Engineering Jamie Grant
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10 Ways to Land an Internship During COVID-19 (It’s Not Too Late!)

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The coronavirus pandemic has left very little unchanged, and internships are no exception. The results of a survey released by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) in May found that 22% of employers had revoked internship offers in …

By Meredith Pepin - The Muse
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How to Ask for Help in Your Job Search During COVID-19 (Email Templates Included!)

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If you’ve heard it once, you’ve heard it a million times: When you’re job searching, you should tap into your network for advice and assistance. But the COVID-19 pandemic—and the record unemployment that’s come with it—has turned so many aspects …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
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Career Services COVID-19 Resources and FAQs

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Career Services has just added a new community to our website, where we have complied all of our COVID-19 related resources.  These include blog posts, FAQs, advice on working and job searching remotely, videos, digital job search tools and much …

By Michael DeAngelis
Michael DeAngelis Senior Digital Resources Manager Michael DeAngelis
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