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Alumni

Information for Alumni

Career Services remain available to Penn alumni served by our office even after you graduate! We have a variety of career related digital resources available for alumni which you can explore on this page, including our Handshake job board which lists thousands of positions posted for Penn alumni each year.  Note that alumni of online-only programs should contact their program for services.

Alumni may schedule up to three appointments per 12-month period with a career advisor through Handshake or by calling our office at 215-898-7531. Career Services advisors can discuss a range of topics with you from helping you to think through and clarify your career goals, to perfecting your resume or interviewing skills, to applying to graduate or professional school.  To ensure the utmost safety for everyone, all appointments with alumni will be conducted remotely via videoconference or telephone until further notice. (Note that alumni within one year of graduation who may need additional career support are not subject to the three appointment limit.) See the list of Career Advising teams to find your appropriate advisor. Alumni who feel they may need additional support are welcome to review this list of External Career Coaches as an additional resource.

How the Pandemic Has Changed How We Work

Now that things are beginning to open up in many parts of the US, this is a good time to take stock of how the pandemic has affected the way we live, learn, and work.

Some folks are already or …

By Robin Chakrabarti
Robin Chakrabarti Administrative Coordinator, Operations Robin Chakrabarti
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3 Ways To Network Internationally

Have you ever networked with people outside of the U.S.? Whether you’re an international student looking to work in your home country or a domestic student looking for an adventure abroad, it’s always helpful to make connections in your industry …

By Jillian Cener
Jillian Cener Jillian Cener
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Government Matters

by Nithya Chekuri, COL ’23, Recipient of the Partnership for Pubic Service grant.

This spring, I interned with the Partnership for Public Service’s Center for Presidential Transition. My first day, January 19, was the day before President Biden’s inauguration. Just …

By Career Services
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An In-Depth Report on Virtual Recruiting. (Spoiler: It’s Here to Stay)

The past year and a half has seen tremendous change in the way recruiting is conducted. The pandemic may have forced everything to go online in spring of 2020, but those of us in Career Services know that this was …

By Michael DeAngelis
Michael DeAngelis Senior Digital Resources Manager Michael DeAngelis
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12 Tips for Making Your Video Meetings More Inclusive—So Everyone Feels Heard

In some ways, video meetings are a lot like in-person meetings. You get together, say hello, and get down to business. Unfortunately, that also means that the same biases that exist in physical offices can carry over into video meetings. …

By Jo Yurcaba - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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Location

Phone
(215) 898-7531
Address

McNeil Building Suite 20
3718 Locust Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Service Hours

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T 9am-5pm
W 9am-5pm
TH 9am-5pm
F 9am-5pm