A Summer at CHILD USA

Chen Wang, Master of Science in Social Policy & Data Analytics, 2024

I am a second-year student at SP2, studying social policy & data analytics, with a bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Nottingham. This summer, I interned …

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Chasing my Passions (And Discovering New Ones!)

Olivia Szewczyk, COL ’24, New Orleans, LA

Being someone that has grown up all my life going to dermatologists offices, I knew that one day, I wanted to be involved in dermatological medicine. Now, I am a rising senior in …

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Career Change Ideas | How to Ease into Social-Impact Work

Illustration by Marian Blair

Working in social impact can be an exciting and rewarding career opportunity. If you’re considering joining the sector and are wondering where your career aspirations may fit in, consider exploring your options by taking on a …

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Requesting to connect for an informational interview

I was talking to a friend yesterday about his relatively new Software Engineering job. He’s been with his current company for a few months now but was reviewing with me how the work life balance was better, there was less …

By Natty Leach
Natty Leach Senior Associate Director, Wharton Undergrad / Co-host, CS Radio
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Computational Analysis of Methane-Producing Environments, particularly the Stomach of a Cow

Grace Dai, COL ’25, Winston-Salem, NC

Ever since learning that livestock agriculture contributes significantly to global warming, I’ve been curious about ways to reduce those emissions. Over my COVID gap year, I worked with Symbrosia, a biotechnology company growing red …

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CS Radio – Episode 185: Navigating Job Offers

Episode 185 – Deal, or no deal!? Join CS Radio this week as we discuss navigating job offers! Michael and Natty cover everything from what is and isn’t negotiable, approaching asking for more money, and how to respond if you …

By Michael DeAngelis
Michael DeAngelis Senior Associate Director, Communications & Technology
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A Summer in the Rainforest

Linda Wu, COL & WH ’24, Annandale, VA

International field ecology research isn’t always well funded, especially when there aren’t professors at Penn working with the systems you want to study. The opportunities that do exist are often extremely competitive. …

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Class of 2024 – Do you know your salary range?

A 2-step process and some what-ifs

By: Jamie Grant, C’98 GEd’99

Whether you’ve recently started your full-time job search, or you are looking at roles in an industry that hires later in the year…..you’ll want to know your expected salary …

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Jamie Grant Senior Associate Director, Engineering
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Re-Imagining the Economics of Media

Paolo Fornasini, Master of Business Administration, 2023

In today’s crowded arena of digital products, from news sites to productivity platforms, the question of monetization weighs heavily on the minds of the companies behind them. Traditional wisdom leans towards the subscription …

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A Love Letter to Oncology Nursing

Kaitlyn Francisco, NUR ’24, East Brunswick, NJ

When I was 13 years old, I was diagnosed with osteosarcoma, a type of bone cancer. It affected my tibia in my left leg and put a halt to my regular life. I …

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