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.

If you would like to discuss any career related matters with one of our career advisors, you can schedule an appointment 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.  Alumni may schedule up to three appointments per year with a Penn Career Services advisor.  Alumni who feel they may need additional support are welcome to review this list of External Career Coaches as an additional resource.

Featured Articles

CS Radio – Episode 104: “Self-Evaluation: What Not Why”

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It’s the last episode of 2019! Before the holiday break, is it time to do a quick check-in with yourself? Michael and Mylene take a dive into a recent New York Times article about when you should be considering a …

By Michael DeAngelis
Michael DeAngelis Senior Digital Resources Manager Michael DeAngelis
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Snapshot: A 3L’s Summer Experience in Public Interest Law

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Sabrina Merold is a third-year law student at Penn Law from New Jersey who plans to pursue a public interest legal career advocating for reproductive freedom and economic justice. Sabrina is currently working as a Part-Time 3L Pre-Law Advisor with …

By Mia Carpinello
Mia Carpinello Associate Director, Graduate School Advising Mia Carpinello
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Getting Into the Holiday Spirit…From a Career Perspective

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Reminders of the holiday season are everywhere. In addition to the Hallmark Channel kickoff of 24-hour per day of Christmas movies, images of freshly decorated trees and carefully displayed holiday lights appeared seemingly overnight in both my in-person and virtual …

By Claire Klieger
Claire Klieger Senior Associate Director, The College Claire Klieger
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CS Radio – Episode 103: “7 Things To Do Before College is Over”

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Have an adventure. Find your “five.” Learn a new skill. What are the seven things you should do before you leave college? Michael and Mylene discuss and debate advice from Penn alumna Liz Wessell, founder of WayUp.

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By Michael DeAngelis
Michael DeAngelis Senior Digital Resources Manager Michael DeAngelis
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Using the STAR Technique to Answer Interview Questions

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Behavioral interview questions—the ones that usually start with “Tell me about a time when…”—can often be the hardest to answer. You have to recall a relevant experience and explain what happened in a way that shows you’re well-suited for the …

By Deborah Swerdlow - Idealist Careers
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Idealist Careers | Helping you land, love, and grow in your social-impact career. And visit Idealist.org explore thousands of great jobs and social-impact organizations near you.
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Career Resources

Location

Phone (215) 898-7531
Email careerservices@vpul.upenn.edu
Website https://careerservices.upenn.edu
Address

McNeil Building Suite 20
3718 Locust Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Service Hours

M9am-5pm
T9am-5pm
W9am-5pm
TH9am-5pm
F9am-5pm