Lessons Learned from Virtual OCI

For many law firms, on campus interviewing (aka OCI, EIP, EIW, etc.) is the main recruiting tool for hiring summer associates. Generally, firms travel all over the country to meet with students in back-to-back screener interviews—and determine which candidates to …

By Mary Kate Sheridan - Firsthand
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Inviting Penn PhDs, Postdocs, and Alums to the 2021 Job Search Prep Camp for PhDs in the Humanities & Social Sciences

At Career Services, the Graduate Student/Postdoc Team has been busy planning a very exciting summer event: our 2021 Job Search Prep Camp for PhDs in the Humanities & Social Sciences, set to take place virtually from Monday, June 7 to …

By Helen Pho
Helen Pho Associate Director, Graduate Students & Postdocs
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AAMC: Questions Your Pre-Health Advisor Wishes You Would Ask

“So, what do people usually ask during these appointments?”  Pre-health advisors answer a lot of questions about grades, required courses and MCAT scores, which are important.  The AAMC’s Advisor Corner asked advisors, “What question do you wish your advisees would …

By Carol Hagan
Carol Hagan Senior Associate Director, Graduate School Advising
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Lessons From the Trenches of Motherhood and Academe

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 Paradox Of Career Choice

The Big Question

When I first began mentoring college students, I thought it was simply a coincidence that the students I was meeting happened to be consumed by the same nagging question. As more and more students shared the same …

By Dr. Yosef Lynn - WayUp
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3 Remote Work Rules You’re Free to Break

It’s likely that you’ve been working remotely (and from home) for more than a year. It’s also likely that, for more than a year, you’ve been reading article after article telling you how to work more effectively and productively while working …

By Derek Loosvelt - Firsthand
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9 High-Paying Writing Jobs for the Word-Obsessed (You Know Who You Are)

Most people don’t consider writing a lucrative career path—that is, outside of the few writers who make it big with a New York Times bestseller or an award-winning screenplay. And thanks to the “starving artist” stereotype, many people think they …

By Deanna deBara - The Muse
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Pause, Breathe, Reflect and Reset

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 136: “The Penn Peer Career Conference”

Sixth Season Finale. J. Michael and A. Mylene are joined by Dr. Joseph Barber to talk about the importance of seeking out professional development and to preview this summer’s Penn Peer Career Conference.

Show Notes:

Penn Peer Career Conference for …

By J. Michael DeAngelis
J. Michael DeAngelis Senior Digital Resources Manager, co-host CS Radio
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Looking Back…. And Forward

Whew… we’ve almost made it through this incredibly strange 2020-2021 academic year.  Congrats to all of you, especially graduating students. We’ve muddled through zoom fatigue, social distancing, and have been faced with significant challenges throughout the pandemic.  For many, there …

By Barbara Hewitt
Barbara Hewitt Executive Director
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