11 Steps for succeeding at Video Interviews

Prepare as diligently as you do for in-person interviews

While the format may be different, you still want to prepare just as diligently for remote interviews as you do for the ones that are in person. See the following list …

By Tiffany Franklin
Tiffany Franklin Associate Director, Engineering
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Welcome to Career Services: Fall 2020 (Video)

Career Services will be offered in a virtual fashion this fall, but in the same robust manner that you’ve come to expect. Learn more about virtual appointments, career fairs, and more. Learn more about our fall plans here.

By J. Michael DeAngelis
J. Michael DeAngelis Senior Digital Resources Manager, co-host CS Radio
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Biscuits & Radical Poetry – self-care advice for PhDs

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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50 Black-Owned and Led Companies for Students to Follow on Handshake

Check out this list of Black-Owned and led companies to follow on Handshake!

By Zaida Bryant
Zaida Bryant Administrative Coordinator, The College
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Unsure how to spend your time and energy? Here are 8 Suggestions!

We hope you are having an enjoyable, healthy, and safe summer! We’re all living through a historically transparent moment in US history, in which the forces of systemic racism (particularly anti-Blackness), xenophobia, and inequity in healthcare are widely visible for …

By Robin Chakrabarti
Robin Chakrabarti Operations Coordinator
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Succeeding in Your Internship This Summer

Working in a remote internship in the current economic environment may seem daunting.  Here are a few ideas to make a great impression during your summer internship:

Maintain a positive attitude.  Show your eagerness and enthusiasm to contribute and learn.  …

By David Ross
David Ross Director, Undergraduate Career Initiatives
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A Note to Incoming Students

We’ve been hearing a lot from incoming Penn students – undergrads, grad students, and transfer students alike! We share your enthusiasm and we look forward to meeting and working with you in the fall!

Incoming students served by our office …

By J. Michael DeAngelis
J. Michael DeAngelis Senior Digital Resources Manager, co-host CS Radio
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Beyond the Diversity Statement – 5 Takes on Evaluating An Employer’s True Commitment to Racial Inclusion

In the aftermath of the tragic deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud Arbery (and countless others),  organizations across every industry are putting out announcements about their commitment to diversity and racial justice. However, as a job or internship …

By Claire Klieger
Claire Klieger Senior Associate Director, The College
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What to Do If Your Company Has Been Silent About George Floyd, Protests, and Racism in America

As an adjunct professor, Ruchika Tulshyan felt compelled to reach out to her students after the murder of George Floyd. As she drafted an email to send to her students, she was also thinking about how she hadn’t yet heard …

By Stav Ziv - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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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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