Beyond Academia: What I’ve learned coordinating Penn’s PhD Career Exploration Fellowship 2020

 Let me briefly walk you through a ubiquitous experience for PhD graduate students. It’s the holiday season, you’re home from break visiting your extended family, and as you’re scarfing down your 6th peanut butter cookie, you strike up a seemingly …

By Katherine Webb
Katherine Webb
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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

12/18 and 12/19: 9am-5pm


By Michael DeAngelis
Michael DeAngelis Senior Associate Director, Communications & Technology
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Tips on Successful Video Interviews for PhDs on the Academic Job Market

For PhD students on the academic job search, an invitation to interview with a search committee is both exciting and daunting. As many institutions are now moving away from conference interviews in favor of video interviews through platforms like Skype, …

By Helen Pho
Helen Pho Associate Director, Graduate Students & Postdocs
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5 Appealing Careers Related to Interior Design

An Article by contributor Alicia Hill.

Interior designers study the core principles of design and the history of trends in the industrial, residential, and commercial interior design space. These professionals use this knowledge to create beautiful and exciting interior spaces.

By The Campus Career Coach
The Campus Career Coach | Real-world career advice for students.
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Fall Break

Happy fall break to one and all! We hope you are enjoying some well deserved down time! If you are still on campus, know that Career Services is open throughout break with regular appointment and walk-in hours.  (Peer Career Adviser …

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