The Value of Transferrable Skills: How to Stand Out in Your Job Search

One of the most critical aspects of the application process is self-marketing. Simply put, this is when you describe your professional strengths to someone. It can happen on your resume, your cover letter, during your interview, and in a variety …

By Jon Niles
Jon Niles Associate Director, Engineering
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Crunched for Time? 16+ Short Job Simulations on Forage That Only Take 1-2 Hours (or Less!)

One of the best ways to figure out if a job is right for you is to try it out. While many people do that through an internship, not everyone can commit to one. That’s where Forage comes in. Our …

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My First Time Start-Up Internship 

Jinghao Zhang, SEAS Masters in Computer & Information Science, 2024

Thanks to the generous funding provided by GAPSA and Penn Career Services, I was able to take the role of a backend software developer intern at Roamer, a young start-up …

By Career Services
Career Services
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Impact of Environments and Availability on Food Preference

Randy Bach, COL ’24, San Diego, CA

I’ve always been interested in food behavior: specifically in what we eat, why we eat, and what factors influence how much we eat. At Penn, I started research to explore these fields, and …

By Career Services
Career Services
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CS Radio – The 200th Episode!

EPISODE 200!!! – Dive into the celebration of CS Radio’s 200th episode with a special edition featuring the hilarious and innovative game “Job Job” from Jackbox Games. Michael and Natty are joined by guests Dustin Miller, Anne Dickinson, and Pete …

By Michael DeAngelis
Michael DeAngelis Senior Associate Director, Communications & Technology
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My Summer with the XR Learning Platform 

Jingzhuo Hu, SEAS Masters of Computer and Information Technology, 2025

As my exhilarating summer internship at The Commons XR comes to a close, I find myself astounded by the transformative power of extended reality(XR) and the innovative strides we’ve taken …

By Career Services
Career Services
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The Importance of Details at the Chung Lab

Hannah Kim, COL ’25, Glastonbury, CT

The first several days of working in the Chung Lab involved making implants. Even just getting used to the microscope was an ordeal, because I was not used to seeing my hands move in …

By Career Services
Career Services
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Navigating Investment Banking Recruitment as a Sophomore: Insights and Tips from a Wharton MBA Candidate

If you are a sophomore interested in investment banking, then chances are that at this moment you find yourself managing midterms as well as the banking recruitment process. It can be a lot, so I recently asked one of Penn …

By Megan Chambers
Megan Chambers Associate Director, Wharton Undergrad
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Reflection on my Summer at DataLynn

Ze Sheng, SEAS Masters in Systems Engineering, 2024

In the blink of an eye, the sun sets on my summer internship. As I look back over the past couple of months, I realize that I have gained more than just …

By Career Services
Career Services
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How Penn Can Help Prevent You From Being A “Starving Artist”

The start of the spring season is a ripe time for arts internships, apprenticeships and other opportunities to be posted in Handshake and across the web. New jobs are being posted every week in our Fine Arts, Performing Arts & …

By Michael DeAngelis
Michael DeAngelis Senior Associate Director, Communications & Technology
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