Learning Molecular Cloning

April Ng, COL ’24, San Francisco, CA

Before this summer, my only lab experience was from biology and organic chemistry courses. I found the hands-on nature of my lab courses to be quite engaging and unique compared to learning in …

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Graduate Career Skills Series

This fall, graduate students are invited to join Career Services for a week of virtual programming geared just for graduate students – the Graduate Career Skills Series!

Join us for our series of virtual workshops and panels centered around helping graduate …

By Dianne Hull
Dianne Hull Senior Associate Director, Graduate Students & Postdocs
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CS Radio – Episode 165: Gareth Bohn & Susan Visoskas, The Career Services Operations Team

The boys are back from break! With October underway, we have our first guests of the season! The Career Services Operations team is in-studio as Susan Visoskas (Operations Manager), and Gareth Bohn (Operations Coordinator) discuss their roles and responsibilities in …

By J. Michael DeAngelis
J. Michael DeAngelis Senior Digital Resources Manager, co-host CS Radio
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Understanding Health Systems in Pittsburgh

Luisa Fernandez, COL ’23, Philadelphia, PA

This summer I spent eight weeks working as a Research Assistant at Magee Womens Research Institute (MWRI) in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. I was part of their Student Summer Internship Program and was one of 8 …

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Pathways to Purposeful Careers: The Unique Narratives of Penn’s Career Advisors

As part of an ongoing effort to explore the people that make University Life a diverse community of educators and humans, I sat down with an ordained minister, a chicken expert, a geographer, an actor, and a …

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10 Executive Tips for Finding More Meaning at Work

If you were to press pause and ruminate on the root of the fulfillment you feel (or don’t feel) at work, your mind probably wouldn’t wander to commuter parking perks and pizza Fridays. You’d probably ponder your purpose.

Nearly two-thirds …

By AnnaMarie Houlis - Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec
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Nonprofit Speak 101 | Learn the Lingo

If you’ve worked in social impact for a while, you’re probably familiar with the terminology used by nonprofit professionals to describe the ins and outs of operating in a mission-driven environment. But if you’re new to the sector, or making …

By Jaxx Artz - Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers | Helping you land, love, and grow in your social-impact career. And visit Idealist.org explore thousands of great jobs and social-impact organizations near you.
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Up for the Challenge? Utilize These 5 Tips to Get Your Coworkers to See You as a Leader

Aspiring to secure a leadership role with managerial responsibilities?

Instead of passively waiting, you can demonstrate that you are leadership ready. Within the five short years of my career, I became a manager — and by using these five skills, you …

By Fairygodboss - Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec
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Looking for Career Tools? Read on!

Every year, Career Services partners with Penn Alumni Career Networking to bring you the Career Tools Webinar Series comprised of free webinars presented by experts in various fields. We’ve covered topics from negotiating in the job sphere to using social …

By Anne Dickinson
Anne Dickinson Senior Associate Director, The College
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How to Write a Resume With No Work Experience

Writing a resume when you don’t have any work experience can be daunting. How are you supposed to fill a blank page if you’ve never had a job to begin with? Luckily, not all hope is lost — even if you’ve …

By Zoe Kaplan - Forage
Forage
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