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Virtual Career Link Career Fair 2020

Opportunities in Consulting, Communications, Consumer Products, Education, Manufacturing, Nonprofits, Retail, Healthcare, and more!

Friday, September 11, 2020 from 11:00 am – 4:00 pm EST | Handshake platform

Thank you to our sponsoring employer!

Join us online on Friday, September 11th for CareerLink 2020 University-wide career fair covering a range of industries. Enhance your search for full-time postgraduate positions and/or summer internships by taking the opportunity to connect to a variety of employers.

PLEASE NOTE:  Student Registration is open!  Both large-group information sessions (30 minutes each) and 1-to-1 meetings between students and representatives from each organization (10 minutes each) will be available to attendees, but you MUST register in advance of the event (beginning at the above date/time), and select each group session and/or 1-to-1 session you’d like to attend.  Space is limited based on how many individual representatives are offered and is available on a first, come, first served basis by the organization so act fast!

Attending Organizations
By Industry, position (I=Internship, FT=Job) and those willing to sponsor international students marked with *

Advertising, PR & Marketing

  • FMCG Direct by Deluxe (FT)
  • MOD Worldwide* (I, FT)

Biotech/Life Sciences & Pharmaceuticals

  • Acsel Health (FT)
  • Back Bay Life Science Advisors (I, FT)
  • Clarion (I, FT)
  • GlaxoSmithKline (I, FT)
  • Trinity (I, FT)

 Consulting & Research

  • Activate Inc. (I, FT)
  • Alvarez & Marsal, LLC* (FT)
  • Beghou Consulting (FT)
  • Blueprint Research Group (FT)
  • BRG (FT)
  • Censeo Consulting Group (FT)
  • Clarion (I, FT)
  • Clearview Healthcare Partners* (I, FT)
  • Compass Lexecon – New York* (FT)
  • Cornerstone Research (I, FT)
  • EY-Parthenon* (I, FT)
  • Gartner (FT)
  • GEP* (FT)
  • Guidehouse* (I,FT)
  • Guidepoint (I, FT)
  • Health Advances*, LLC (I, FT)
  • IQVIA* (FT)
  • L.E.K. Consulting (FT)
  • Malk Partners (I, FT)
  • Mars & Co (I, FT)
  • Pace Harmon, LLC* (FT)
  • Plural Strategy* (I, FT)
  • Putnam Associates* (I, FT)
  • The Brattle Group* (FT)
  • Trinity (I, FT)
  • Windrose Consulting Group (FT)
  • ZS Associates* (I, FT)


  • Carney, Sandoe & Associates (FT)
  • Great Hearts Academies (FT)
  • Think Academy International Education Inc.* (FT)
  • Uncommon Schools (I, FT)
  • Urban Teachers (FT)

Financial Services

  • American Express (I)
  • Capital One (I)
  • M&T Bank (FT)

 Healthcare & Insurance

  • CIMS* (FT)
  • CVS Health (I, FT)
  • DaVita, Inc. (I, FT)
  • Independence Blue Cross (I, FT)
  • IQVIA* (FT)


  • Kobre & Kim (FT) – CANCELLED

Non-Profit & Government

  • Chicago Furniture Bank* (I, FT)
  • Peace Corps (FT)
  • Teach for America (FT)


  • Bath & Body Works* (I)
  • DICK’S Sporting Goods (I, FT)
  • Wayfair* (I, FT)


  • Bookbub (FT)
  • Softheon* (FT)
  • Wayfair* (I, FT)


When you register for the event, update your Handshake profile completely as employers will be able to see it.

·         Be sure to complete all fields in your Handshake profile including job and industry interests.

·         To sign up for Group or 1:1 sessions, your profile privacy setting will need to be set to “Community” or “Employers”.

·         Because employers can set requirements on the following fields for eligibility to sign up for 1:1 meetings in the virtual career fairs, make sure that the basics are accurate: graduation date, school year, major, GPA and work authorization. Click on the pencil icon in your Handshake profile to make any necessary changes.  Students who have not yet declared a major or concentration should feel free to add their intended choice. Since only one school automatically transfers into Handshake, dual degree students should add their second school. Note to transfer students, first-year graduate students, certain PhD students, and post-docs:  If you don’t have a Penn GPA, put in the GPA from your previous institution or previous degree for the career fairs so that you are not screened out based on not having a GPA in the system.

CareerLink is open to all Penn students and alumni served by the Career Services office. Please see the “eligibility for services” section here. For information directly from Handshake on how to best update your Handshake account and prepare for the event, including what you’ll want to understand about each step of the registration process, please see:  https://support.joinhandshake.com/hc/en-us/articles/360049934274

This event is sponsored by Penn Career Services.

A full list of registered employers is will be available on Handshake.

Questions? Please feel free to email Claire Klieger or Zaida Bryant.