We know that the coronavirus pandemic has changed the career and internship landscape for many. In response, Penn Career Services created this community designed to centralize information, resources and advice during these uncertain times.

COVID-Related FAQs

We know that there are a lot of questions during these times. Here are the answers to the most common ones we receive.

Our Services During COVID

In this extraordinary time, Career Services is committed to serving our students, postdocs and alumni.

Searching During COVID-19

See slides from this virtual workshop.

Guide to Remote Work

Learn more about to search for and adapt to remote work opportunities in this guide.

Quick Questions from Quarantine

Have a quick question you’d like to ask? Pose it on Instagram each Tuesday and we’ll answer it same day via Instastories!

Employer’s Guide to Remote Internships

In this guide, we offer employers 7 simple tips (and additional resources) to create meaningful summer internships remotely.

Inflation: What You Need to Know

Inflation. It is hard to avoid, impossible to run from, and seems to be seeping into our thoughts on a more frequent basis. Inflation is simply defined as the rate of increase in prices over a set period. What causes …

By Laura Brasch
Laura Brasch Associate Director, The College
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9 Steps To Recession-Proof Your Career In 2023

We’ve all seen the headlines: record inflation, rising interest rates, tumbling stocks, and looming recession. With talk of hiring freezes and layoffs, employees are anxious about what could happen to their careers in this troubled economy.  

The concerns are justified. …

By Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec is your dedicated career development resource.
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Perseverance in Reaching Your Career Goals

As the world begins to emerge from the COVID pandemic and we begin to see glimmers of normalcy around the bend, any student or recent graduate is thinking about their short- and long-term professional and career goals.  All of us …

By Dianne Hull
Dianne Hull Senior Associate Director, Graduate Students & Postdocs
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How the COVID-19 Pandemic Could Lead to a More Pet-Friendly Workplace

For many people, working from home during the pandemic meant getting accustomed to working alongside their pets. Not only did pets provide comic relief on Zoom calls, but being close to our animals has also offered some much-needed stress relief.

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The New Business Casual

The phenomenon of “Business Casual” has been with us for decades, starting around the time of the dot.com era.  And after a preliminary phase that allowed folks to dress and accessorize to their heart’s content, it quickly devolved into a …

By John Tuton
John Tuton Associate Director, Nursing/Education/Social Work
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Career Resources

LinkedIn Learning is an online training library that provides access to tutorials covering a wide selection of topics. Course offerings include …

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