Advice for new faculty!

With graduation right around the corner, many soon-to-be PhDs and postdocs will be beginning their first role as a faculty member.  Earlier this semester, Penn’s Career Services hosted a First Generation Graduate Student Week, which included a panel of faculty …

By Dianne Hull
Dianne Hull Senior Associate Director, Graduate Students & Postdocs
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Working With Beers… And Changing My Country?

Guilherme de Macedo Feitosa, COL ’24, Feira de Santana, Bahia, Brazil

I honestly never saw myself working in a brewery until the summer of 2021, but it took just one email to change my mind. At the time, I was …

By Career Services
Career Services
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What Is Upskilling?

Before you land a job, you might spend hours learning a particular set of skills to thrive in that industry and role. Once you start your first day, however, your learning should be far from over. Upskilling is when you …

By Forage
Showcase your skills. Find your career fit.
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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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Avengers Assemble: Reframing Failure

Maybe you’re not into superheroes…

While I likely do not understand where you are coming from at all… I guess I could imagine a world where the Avengers are not the first you think about in the morning and the …

By Laura Brasch
Laura Brasch Associate Director, The College
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