Tips for Networking This Summer

Congratulations to the official last day of the Spring semester! First order of business is to relax and celebrate the conclusion of a long Spring semester. After that, many will be looking ahead to summer plans, internships, part-time jobs, research, …

By Natty Leach
Natty Leach Senior Associate Director, Wharton Undergrad / Co-host, CS Radio
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May the Fourth… – A Star Wars Study Break

May 4th (May the Fourth…) has become the official day to celebrate all things Star Wars. From the nostalgic adventures of Luke, Han and Leia to Mando and Grogu, it seems everyone has their favorite corner of the Star Wars …

By Michael DeAngelis
Michael DeAngelis Senior Associate Director, Communications & Technology
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Working For My Home Country of Portugal while Living in the United States

Joao Estaca, COL ’24, Lisbon, Portugal

This summer I worked as an intern at the Portuguese Embassy in Washington DC. This was my first experience working in a government job, especially tied to my home country. I had thought of …

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Career Services
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Creating a “Thought Sabbatical” at Any Stage of Your Career

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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Engaging with Macro and Molecular Levels of Healthcare

Vincent Ni, COL ’25, Brooklyn, NY

This past summer, I had the opportunity to continue working in the lab of Dr. Meenhard Herlyn at the Wistar Institute, extending my part-time work to a full-time position during the summer months. During …

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Career Services
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Ready, set, jet!

As the spring semester ends, many of you are preparing for summer. Whether you are headed out on a program abroad, moving to a new city, or planning for your first day of work, you will continue to discover a …

By Ella Studdiford
Ella Studdiford Coordinator, Undergraduate Events & Communications
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How I Got Here – Overcoming Job Search Anxiety

It’s that time of year again, A time of great excitement and pride for all that has led you to the moment you are handed your diploma. The feeling is indescribable, knowing that all of your hard work over the …

By Sydney Breslow
Sydney Breslow Coordinator, Undergraduate Events & Communications
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CS Radio – Episode 183: Looking to the Summer and Beyond, with Matteo Akbarpour and Sam Pasco (’24)

Episode 183 – It’s the last episode of Season 8! For our final episode, we recap the season and talk with our podcast producer Sam Pasco and PCA Matteo Akbarpour about what they have on tap for their summer plans …

By Michael DeAngelis
Michael DeAngelis Senior Associate Director, Communications & Technology
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Working With Beers… And Changing My Country?

Guilherme de Macedo Feitosa, COL ’24, Feira de Santana, Bahia, Brazil

I honestly never saw myself working in a brewery until the summer of 2021, but it took just one email to change my mind. At the time, I was …

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Career Services
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Nursing Career Fair Conversations

by Mitali Temurnikar, Graduate Assistant

On December 2, 2022, Penn Career Services hosted a Career Fair for Nursing students. While the employers were settling in, I went around the room asking the recruiters: “What is a skill or a quality …

By Mitali Temurnikar
Mitali Temurnikar
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