Tackling the Climate Crisis with PennEnvironment

Amanda Sweeney, COL ’24, Philadelphia, PA

My summer as an intern with PennEnvironment could not have been more worthwhile.  As my first internship in college outside of Penn, I was nervous at first.  However, I met a lot of inspiring …

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CS Radio – Episode 160: Back to Campus

Season Eight! Michael and Natty catch up on new developments in Career Services since our last episode.

Mentioned in this episode:

Peer Career Advising

Our theme music is “The Strip” by Mala, used under a Creative Commons Attribution license.

Created …

By Michael DeAngelis
Michael DeAngelis Senior Associate Director, Communications & Technology
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Pursuing Professional Development for Career Clarity as a PhD

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 Director, Graduate Career Initiatives
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Exploring STEM internships for PhD students

Over the summer, the graduate student and postdoc team at Career Services hosted a virtual panel, Exploring STEM doctoral student internships, for PhD students interested in learning more about internship opportunities.  PhD alumni and students who had worked for the …

By Dianne Hull
Dianne Hull Senior Associate Director, Graduate Students & Postdocs
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Public-Partnerships in Asian-Pacific Education: Education Service Contracting

Esther Lee, COL & WH ’23, Milford, PA

This past summer, I had the opportunity to work as a research intern at the Asian Development Bank Institute, a development think tank based in Tokyo, Japan. Though my experience was remote, …

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Top Tips for Preparing for a Career Fair

Career Fairs can be a great way to interact with a number of employers in a condensed amount of time. We hope you are as excited as we are to meet with employers, network with others, and learn about internship …

By Jillian Cener
Jillian Cener Associate Director, Engineering
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I’m 4’11”. Remote Work Means No One Can Look Down on Me.

Heels or no heels? At 4’11”—fun-sized, as I like to joke—I’ve frequently sacrificed my feet to gain a few inches, especially in the office. You know the saying, “Dress for the job you want”? No matter where I’ve worked or …

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Exploring How Amino Acid Polymorphisms Affect Graft Survival

Yi-An Hsieh, SEAS ’23, Anaheim, CA

This summer I worked on a research team that spans the Kamoun Lab at Penn (HUP), the Urbanowicz (URBS) lab at Cedars Sinai, and the Gragert Lab at Tulane Cancer Center. Because the team …

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Career Options in Dentistry

Have a look at the American Dental Education Association’s (ADEA) description of career paths in dentistry.  Many pre-health students are surprised by the range of practice options and opportunities for advanced training.


By Carol Hagan
Carol Hagan Senior Associate Director, Graduate School Advising
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Making the Most of Career Services and Timing Your Search!

Welcome to the start of a new academic year!  The Career Services team looks forward to accompanying both new and returning students on their career journeys.  Depending on your particular path, your timeline might look quite different from your peers. …

By Barbara Hewitt
Barbara Hewitt Executive Director
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