4 Ways to Succeed at Your First Job

Starting a new job can be nerve-wracking, but starting your very first job is a whole different ball game. Entering the workforce means you’re entirely new to work life, and that’s a certain kind of pressure that can sometimes feel …

By Sean Kelly - College Recruiter
College Recruiter
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PhD Career Exploration Fellow Spotlight: Varun Bahl (Hosted by Merck – Quantitative Biosciences)

In the spring of 2022, 34 PhD students from a range of academic disciplines at Penn participated virtually in Career Services’ PhD Career Exploration Fellowship (CEF) program, where they were matched with a host organization to learn about different careers …

By Jacob Myers
Jacob Myers 2021-2022 PhD Professional Development Fellow, Career Exploration Fellowship Program
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Career Resources for LGBTQ+ Students & Alumni

Even though Pride Month may be coming to a close, Career Services is always here to support lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer (LGTBQ+) students and alumni navigate their own professional development and the job search. You may find that …

By Jillian Cener
Jillian Cener Associate Director, Engineering
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PhD Career Exploration Fellow Spotlight: Alice Dallstream (Hosted by Merck – Global Digital Analytics and Technologies)

In the spring of 2022, 34 PhD students from a range of academic disciplines at Penn participated virtually in Career Services’ PhD Career Exploration Fellowship (CEF) program, where they were matched with a host organization to learn about different careers …

By Jacob Myers
Jacob Myers 2021-2022 PhD Professional Development Fellow, Career Exploration Fellowship Program
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PhD Career Exploration Fellow Spotlight: Kevin Trigani (Hosted by Merck – Corporate Strategy)

In the spring of 2022, 34 PhD students from a range of academic disciplines at Penn participated virtually in Career Services’ PhD Career Exploration Fellowship (CEF) program, where they were matched with a host organization to learn about different careers …

By Jacob Myers
Jacob Myers 2021-2022 PhD Professional Development Fellow, Career Exploration Fellowship Program
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PhD Career Exploration Fellow Spotlight: Brittany MacTaggart (Hosted by Aspen Institute)

In the spring of 2022, 34 PhD students from a range of academic disciplines at Penn participated virtually in Career Services’ PhD Career Exploration Fellowship (CEF) program, where they were matched with a host organization to learn about different careers …

By Jacob Myers
Jacob Myers 2021-2022 PhD Professional Development Fellow, Career Exploration Fellowship Program
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The (Positive!) Long Term Effects of Mentoring

I stumbled across this article in the Washington Post a few weeks ago, and was instantly struck by how a small act of mentoring can so greatly impact someone in the long term.  To summarize, Rebecca Varney was a bug …

By Dianne Hull
Dianne Hull Senior Associate Director, Graduate Students & Postdocs
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PhD Career Exploration Fellow Spotlight: John Viola (Hosted by Merck – Global Digital Analytics and Technologies)

In the spring of 2022, 34 PhD students from a range of academic disciplines at Penn participated virtually in Career Services’ PhD Career Exploration Fellowship (CEF) program, where they were matched with a host organization to learn about different careers …

By Jacob Myers
Jacob Myers 2021-2022 PhD Professional Development Fellow, Career Exploration Fellowship Program
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PhD Career Exploration Fellow Spotlight: Melanie Schaffler (Hosted by Merck – Neuroscience)

In the spring of 2022, 34 PhD students from a range of academic disciplines at Penn participated virtually in Career Services’ PhD Career Exploration Fellowship (CEF) program, where they were matched with a host organization to learn about different careers …

By Jacob Myers
Jacob Myers 2021-2022 PhD Professional Development Fellow, Career Exploration Fellowship Program
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Put a Stop to Post-Graduation Job Search Stress

Put a Stop to Post-Graduation Job Search Stress was originally published on CareerShift.

Make a list of what you can control

As exciting and relieving as it is to see the end of your college career. It’s also easy to …

By Jackie Moriniere
Jackie Moriniere Associate Director, Engineering
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