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.

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Final Exams & Winter Break at Career Services


Career Services wishes you the very best during finals! Below is our schedule during final exams and winter break:

12/13: 9am-5pm; Last day for Peer Career Pop-Ins: 1pm-5pm

12/16: 9am-5pm

12/17: Abbreviated hours: 9am-12noon; 2pm-4pm

12/17-12/23: 9am-5pm

12/24: 9am-12noon

12/25/19/ …

By Michael DeAngelis
Michael DeAngelis Senior Digital Resources Manager Michael DeAngelis
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Ghosting an Employer is Bad For Your Professional Reputation – And Also Just Plain Bad Manners


We get it….. between classes, extracurricular activities, and part-time campus jobs, students have busy lives and sometimes it’s hard to get everything done.  However, one thing you should definitely make time to do is maintain your professional reputation as it …

By Barbara Hewitt
Barbara Hewitt Executive Director Barbara Hewitt
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5 Thank-You Letters to Send to People in Your Network Who Matter

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Whether you’re job searching, working on your professional development, or building your career, you’ve probably been in a situation that warranted showing appreciation and gratitude. Perhaps you received a job lead and a pep talk from a former colleague. Maybe …

By Victoria Crispo - Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers
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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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