Ensuring Underrepresented Grad Students’ Well-Being

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 174: Bad Advice from Reddit

Episode 174 – We’re looking at Reddit! Join Michael and Natty this week as they discuss bad and outdated advice from Reddit. “Son, you shouldn’t schedule a single vacation day the first year of your job. It shows you’re committed” …

By Michael DeAngelis
Michael DeAngelis Senior Associate Director, Communications & Technology
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My Summer Evolutionary Ecology Research Experience

Bethany Vazquez Smith, COL ’23, St.Thomas

This summer I was graciously afforded the opportunity to continue research at the Wood Laboratory at Penn. This laboratory studies evolutionary ecology and genetics of species interactions. During the spring, I conducted an independent …

By Career Services
Career Services
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Meet our Master’s Peer Career Advisors!

Career Services is excited to announce that we now have 3 Peer Career Advisors (PCAs) dedicated to working with master’s students. Our PCAs are master’s students at Penn who have been trained in reviewing resumes. Appointments are now available for …

By Dianne Hull
Dianne Hull Senior Associate Director, Graduate Students & Postdocs
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In 2023, Expand Your List of Dreams

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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The Emerging Short-Term Rental Market

Kyla Jamison, COL ’25, Salem, OH

This summer I had the opportunity to intern at the Standard Holding Company of Ohio. The Standard Holding Company of Ohio operates out of Salem, Ohio, and manages 10 short-term rental properties (Airbnb’s) throughout …

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Career Services
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How to Incorporate More Reflection into Your Life, and Optimize that Growth Mindset

As spring semester gets underway, it is easy to be excited for what’s to come next. New classes, new experiences, new clubs, new opportunities.

It is also easy to find yourself in the winter doldrums, feeling like nothing much has …

By Megan Chambers
Megan Chambers Associate Director, Wharton Undergrad
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CS Radio – Episode 172: Looking Ahead to the Spring

Episode 173 – Happy New Year! We’re back to kick off the new year and discussing a wide range of great opportunities that this semester has to offer – including the Career Fair coming up this week with a variety …

By Michael DeAngelis
Michael DeAngelis Senior Associate Director, Communications & Technology
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Growing to Appreciate Trial & Error in STEM

Anisa Robinson, COL ’25, Jersey City, NJ

In my junior year of high school, I finally got to experience the practicalities of my passion: biological research. It was my first time in a certified lab, so I didn’t know what …

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Career Services
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3 Essential Differences Between a Resume and a LinkedIn Profile

You’ve likely heard that your resume and LinkedIn profile should mimic each other.

For instance, the position titles and years you held them should be the same on both mediums. If they don’t correspond, employers will wonder if you’re hiding …

By Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec is your dedicated career development resource.
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