Time for a Break

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Career Services will be closed from 5pm EST on Wednesday, November 25th until 9am EST on Monday, November 30th.

We hope you are able to enjoy a restful and safe few days off – you’ve earned it! We look forward …

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Should You Look for a Window Instead of a Door?

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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:

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CS Radio – Episode 120: “Gloria Kim, Pre-Med PCA”

CS Radio Episode 120: Gloria Kim, Pre-Med PCA

We welcome Gloria Kim, our Pre-Med Peer Career Adviser, to discuss what it’s like to be pre-med during a pandemic and what questions her fellow pre-med Penn students have been asking.

Show Notes:

Same Day Pre-Med Advising

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Curating Your Law School Application List

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While you will be obtaining a general Juris Doctorate (JD) degree, the institution you attend and the complexity of your experience can be anything but ordinary.  Law schools offer opportunities and resources attuned to their vision, mission and values.  I …

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How Will a Biden Presidency Affect International Students’ Job Search?

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It’s been more than a week since Joe Biden was elected the 46th president of the United States. Following Biden’s successful presidential bid, we spoke with international student career expert Marcelo Barros to get a sense of how a Biden …

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Practical Advice for Transgender and Nonbinary Folks Navigating the Job Search

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Transgender Awareness Week

The job search can be stressful for anyone. You have to find a company you like offering a position you’re qualified for (and will hopefully enjoy!), and then you have to submit your application, reach out to …

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Doula Care in Minnesota

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This is part of series of posts by recipients of the 2020 Career Services Summer Funding Grant. We’ve asked funding recipients to reflect on their summer experiences and talk about the industries in which they spent their summer. You can …

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How to Share Your Expertise Throughout Your Career

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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:

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A Digitally Enabled Summer at TechnoServe

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This is part of series of posts by recipients of the 2020 Career Services Summer Funding Grant. We’ve asked funding recipients to reflect on their summer experiences and talk about the industries in which they spent their summer. You can …

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How Lisa Transitioned at Work, Making It Safer for Others to do the Same

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Transgender Awareness Week

Note from the Idealist editor: This post is a republication of a story that we shared with our community in 2014

From as early as preschool, Lisa Richardson always felt more comfortable being grouped with girls and …

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