Are Coding Bootcamps Worth It?

Coding bootcamps can teach you in-demand software engineering skills for a fraction of the cost of a traditional degree. But are coding bootcamps worth it? Ultimately, yes, they can be, but it depends on your career goals and you need …

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Flies Are My Life Now

Winson Liu, COL ’25, Philadelphia, PA

“What does the fruit fly matter?” I’ve been asked this question who-knows how many times this past summer by friends. One such reason the fruit fly matters is because they allow for scientists to …

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Career advice for PhDs: The Many Ways Humanists Matter

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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CS Radio – Episode 182: Email Emergencies

Episode 182 – It is the PENNultimate episode of the season! Join us as we discuss a new article written by Adam Grant in the New York Times titled “Your Email Does Not Constitute My Emergency.” We share our thoughts …

By Michael DeAngelis
Michael DeAngelis Senior Associate Director, Communications & Technology
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Learning Development in Tech

Jason Zhang, SEAS ’23, Philadelphia, PA

This summer, I had the opportunity to work for a start-up called JusticeText. Thanks to Penn’s Career Services’ Summer Funding, I was able to explore my interest in software development.

During my internship, I …

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My Summer Experience at the Bargatin Research Group

David Candia, SEAS ’23, Sacramento, California

This summer I had the opportunity to work with the Bargatin Research Group at Penn in the Mechanical Engineering department. The group focuses on research in nanofabrication techniques to create materials and structures with …

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CS Radio – Episode 181: Dustin Miller, M.Ed

Episode 181 – Natty has returned from his conference, and the guys are back this week now talking with the newest member of the office – Dustin Miller! Just 3 weeks into the office, Dustin details his experience so far, …

By Michael DeAngelis
Michael DeAngelis Senior Associate Director, Communications & Technology
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Protecting Consumers at the FTC

Carson Sheumaker, COL & WH ’23, Smyrna, Tennessee

This past summer, I worked at the Federal Trade Commission’s Division of Financial Practices (DFP) in the Bureau of Consumer Protection. DFP focuses on protecting consumers from manipulative financial practices. This internship …

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My Summer at Uyghur Next Gen

Eyal Yakoby, COL ’24, Princeton, NJ

This summer I interned for Uyghur Next Gen, a U.S.-based non-profit dedicated to raising money for Uyghurs relocating to Turkey. Thus far, Uyghur Next Gen has funded the construction of a school that will …

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News to Know about LSAT Offerings for 2023-24

The Law School Admissions Council has announced:

Starting with the August 2023 Law School Admission Test (LSAT), test takers will have the choice of whether to take the test in the current online live-remote-proctored format, or in person at a …

By Ariana Alexander
Ariana Alexander Associate Director, Graduate School Advising
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