How to Answer the “Why Are You Interested in This Role?” Question

Interviewing for a new job? You’ve done half of the hard part – applying for the job and landing the interview. Now, you have to prepare for it.

Practicing common interview questions is one surefire way to prepare for the …

By Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec is your dedicated career development resource.
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Dos and Don’ts in a Career Fair

by Mitali Temurnikar, Graduate Assistant

Do’s 

Don’ts 

By Mitali Temurnikar
Mitali Temurnikar
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A Neuroscience Major Learns about Consulting

Jamaal Spence, COL ’24, Rosedale, NY

I’m confident that Penn students have heard the phrase “consulting” mentioned more times around campus than they can possibly count. Each fall, recruiting season rallies students from a variety of majors, challenging them to …

By Career Services
Career Services
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Midterm Madness

It’s midterm time! This can be a hectic time for students with classes, exams, papers, and even extracurricular activities! Mindfulness and self-care are two concepts to keep in mind while going through stress.

Mindfulness is a basic human ability to …

By Tina Anino
Tina Anino Associate Director, The College
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CS Radio – Episode 176: Spheres of Influence

Episode 176 – It may be cold outside, but we are heating up our leadership skills! Join us as we divide into an article from our friends at The Muse as we explore four types of influence one can use …

By Michael DeAngelis
Michael DeAngelis Senior Associate Director, Communications & Technology
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A Foot Forward in the Realm of Science

Diego Barragan, COL ’25, Bridgeport, CT

This summer, I had the honor in working in the Cormode Lab in the Department of Radiology at Penn Medicine. I have been working in the Cormode Lab since October 2022 and this summer …

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Career Services
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Top careers for LGBTQ+ job seekers

If you’re a student or job seeker who identifies as LGBTQ+, you might consider incorporating it into your search for a fulfilling career. Representation of LGBTQ+ people is sorely lacking in many areas of the workforce. But in certain industries, …

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College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career.
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9 Steps To Recession-Proof Your Career In 2023

We’ve all seen the headlines: record inflation, rising interest rates, tumbling stocks, and looming recession. With talk of hiring freezes and layoffs, employees are anxious about what could happen to their careers in this troubled economy.  

The concerns are justified. …

By Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec is your dedicated career development resource.
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A SHARP Perspective into Hospital Life

Hannah Adeniyi, COL ’23, Baltimore, MD

This summer I had the opportunity to work at the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center as a part of the Student Hospitalist Academic Research Program (SHARP). This was a program focused on mentoring students …

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Career Services
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Big-Picture Thinking Can Start Now

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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