50 Black-Owned and Led Companies for Students to Follow on Handshake

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Check out this list of Black-Owned and led companies to follow on Handshake!

By Zaida Bryant
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Career Services for Students Taking a Leave of Absence in Fall 2020

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Given the extenuating circumstances brought upon by COVID 19, students opting to take a leave of absence from Penn for Fall 2020 who have previously completed at least one semester at Penn will be allowed to participate in all career …

By Barbara Hewitt
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PhD Career Exploration Fellow Spotlight: Vanessa Fleites (Hosted by Perelman School of Medicine, Office of Research and Diversity Training)

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In the spring of 2020, 36 PhD students from a range of academic disciplines at Penn participated in Career Services’ PhD Career Exploration Fellowship (CEF) program, where they were matched with a host organization in Philadelphia to learn about different …

By Helen Pho
Helen Pho Associate Director, Graduate Students & Postdocs Helen Pho
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Emotional Intelligence at Work | 5 Reasons Why it Matters

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Our lives are pretty of full these days. We move quickly, juggling competing demands from work and home, all the while wondering if we are managing well enough to do a good job.

But with all of our lists and …

By Jeannette Eaton - Idealist Careers
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Unsure how to spend your time and energy? Here are 8 Suggestions!

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We hope you are having an enjoyable, healthy, and safe summer! We’re all living through a historically transparent moment in US history, in which the forces of systemic racism (particularly anti-Blackness), xenophobia, and inequity in healthcare are widely visible for …

By Robin Chakrabarti
Robin Chakrabarti Administrative Coordinator, Operations Robin Chakrabarti
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Healthcare Recruiter and Candidate Boot Camp: Communication 101

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We all played this game as kids: a short phrase is whispered from one person to the next. The last person says the phrase as she or he understood it. And the end message? It bears no resemblance to …

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Putting Your PhD Professional Development to Work

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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 Senior Associate Director, Graduate Students & Postdocs Joseph Barber
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The Power of Mentorship

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Bristol Francis is a Middle School English Language Arts Teacher at Success Academy
Harlem East. He graduated in 2015 from Penn with a degree in History.

My first time teaching was at the Chelsea Piers skating rink in New York …

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Succeeding in Your Internship This Summer

Succeeding in Your Internship This Summer

Working in a remote internship in the current economic environment may seem daunting.  Here are a few ideas to make a great impression during your summer internship:

Maintain a positive attitude.  Show your eagerness and enthusiasm to contribute and learn.  …

By David Ross
David Ross Senior Associate Director, Wharton Undergrad David Ross
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PhD Career Exploration Fellow Spotlight: Nathan Frey (Hosted by Merck — Quantitative Biosciences)

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In the spring of 2020, 36 PhD students from a range of academic disciplines at Penn participated in Career Services’ PhD Career Exploration Fellowship (CEF) program, where they were matched with a host organization in Philadelphia to learn about different …

By Helen Pho
Helen Pho Associate Director, Graduate Students & Postdocs Helen Pho
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