PhD Career Exploration Fellow Spotlight: Yongjun Li (Hosted by Walmart – Applied Behavior Science)

In the spring of 2022, 34 PhD students from a range of academic disciplines at Penn participated virtually in Career Services’ PhD Career Exploration Fellowship (CEF) program, where they were matched with a host organization to learn about different careers …

By Jacob Myers
Jacob Myers 2021-2022 PhD Professional Development Fellow, Career Exploration Fellowship Program
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Health Justice

This is part of a series of posts by recipients of the 2021 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 …

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Pre-health Prep: Shadowing vs. Clinical Volunteering

Many pre-health students wonder what the difference is between shadowing and clinical volunteering, as well as how much of these experiences they need before applying to professional school.  Here’s a quick take:

Shadowing is observing a medical professional at work …

By Carol Hagan
Carol Hagan Senior Associate Director, Graduate School Advising
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PhD Career Exploration Fellow Spotlight: Kyla Mace (Hosted by Education and Professional Development at Penn Engineering)

In the spring of 2022, 34 PhD students from a range of academic disciplines at Penn participated virtually in Career Services’ PhD Career Exploration Fellowship (CEF) program, where they were matched with a host organization to learn about different careers …

By Jacob Myers
Jacob Myers 2021-2022 PhD Professional Development Fellow, Career Exploration Fellowship Program
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Growing in Activism through Medical Ethics

This is part of a series of posts by recipients of the 2021 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 …

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Career Services
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PhD Career Exploration Fellow Spotlight: Jessica Chotiner (Hosted by Merck – Corporate Strategy)

In the spring of 2022, 34 PhD students from a range of academic disciplines at Penn participated virtually in Career Services’ PhD Career Exploration Fellowship (CEF) program, where they were matched with a host organization to learn about different careers …

By Jacob Myers
Jacob Myers 2021-2022 PhD Professional Development Fellow, Career Exploration Fellowship Program
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It’s never too late to apply…

Almost every student I’ve met with in the past few months asks the question “Is it too late?!”
Is it too late to apply for an internship, or a full-time job?  Is there some date that all the opportunities available …

By Jamie Grant
Jamie Grant Senior Associate Director, Engineering
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Teaching Coding in Under Served Communities

This is part of a series of posts by recipients of the 2021 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 …

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Career Services
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Of Mice and Microbiology

This is part of a series of posts by recipients of the 2021 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 …

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Career Services
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Congratulations to our 2022 Graduates!

Career Services extends our warmest congratulations to all of our 2022 graduates.  Your time at Penn has certainly been unique and challenging in many ways – from leaping into remote learning in March of 2020, to testing and quarantining when needed …

By Barbara Hewitt
Barbara Hewitt Executive Director
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