PhD Career Exploration Fellow Spotlight: Julia Tasca

(Hosted by Janssen)

Describe your experience working with your host:

My host was Dr. Sheng Gao, the Director of Immunology Translational Sciences at Janssen Pharmaceuticals. I am extremely fortunate to have been paired with an attentive, knowledgeable, and caring host …

By Tithi Basu Mallik
Tithi Basu Mallik Associate Director, Graduate Students
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The Importance of Continuous Learning and Professional Development for Career Advancement

Most professionals pursue continuous learning and professional development at least once a year.

According to a 2016 Pew Research Center study (the most recent data available), 63 percent of employed professionals sought out education related to their profession in the …

By Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec is your dedicated career development resource.
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From Failure to Leadership: Lessons for Executive Growth and Development

Today, Henry Ford is synonymous with American innovation and progress.

But while he was developing his first automobile, his investors decided he was too careful – and they backed out of their agreement. 

The second time he started a company, …

By Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec is your dedicated career development resource.
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On Leveraging Immortality, Splicing, and Erythroid Stem Cells

Annie Xia, COL ’25, Cincinnati, Ohio

This summer, I was glad to have the opportunity to continue my work at the Jurado Lab at Perelman’s Department of Microbiology. Coming into Penn as an aspiring physician-scientist, I’d always hoped to hone …

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Career Services
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Enduring Skills for Graduate Students/Postdocs and the Future of Work

Check out this post from the Carpe Careers blog published on the Inside Higher Ed website – written by PhD/postdoc career advisors for PhD students and postdocs:

By Joseph Barber
Joseph Barber Director, Graduate Career Initiatives
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Career Resources

LinkedIn Learning

Conflict Resolution Foundations

In this course, negotiation and leadership coach Lisa Gates shares the secrets of effective conflict resolution and reveals simple, repeatable…

Uncovering Your Authentic Self at Work

Taught by Kenji Yoshino
Despite decades of diversity and inclusion efforts, people sometimes feel forced to choose between being included and being themselves. Join…

Leading through Chaos

Taught by Madecraft
Feeling like everything is out of control is incredibly frustrating, and the problem only intensifies when you’re in a position…

Mindfulness: A Critical Skill for Project Managers

Taught by Ruth Pearce
View Ruth’s LinkedIn Newsletter In the field of project management, there has been heightened attention on the value of interpersonal…

Project Management Skills for Leaders

Taught by Dana Brownlee
It’s easy to think of project management as some specialized magic that only certified project managers possess, but the truth…

Brainstorming Tools

Taught by Jamie Champagne
Using the right tool in the right manner can dramatically improve the effectiveness and efficiency of your brainstorming sessions. In…

Understanding and Supporting LGBTQ+ Employees

Taught by Rhodes Perry
Have you ever felt there was an aspect of yourself that you needed to hide at work? Have you ever…

Removing Noise and Bias from Strategic Decision-Making

Taught by Becki Saltzman
Life is full of hard decisions. From your job to your personal life, every strategic decision you make has a…

LinkedIn Quick Tips

Taught by Oliver Schinkten
This collection of LinkedIn quick tip videos is designed to demonstrate helpful tricks, explain useful features, and provide quick answers…

Practicing Diversity and Inclusion in Media and Entertainment

Taught by Ashley Kennedy
We can talk all day about diversity and inclusion, but that doesn’t come close to implementing it in practice. This…

The 3-Minute Rule: Say Less to Get More

Taught by Brant Pinvidic
Want to deliver a pitch or presentation that grabs your audience and makes an impression? You can do it. But…

Managing Anxiety in the Workplace

Taught by Srini Pillay
We all get anxious every now and then. But what should you do if your anxiety begins to disrupt your…

Coaching Your Team to Think and Act Strategically

Taught by Nina Bowman
If you’ve ever wished your team could be more strategic, you’re definitely not alone. Strategic thinking is essential in nearly…

Skills for Your First 90 Days as a New Manager

Taught by Chelsea Jay
It’s normal for new managers to feel overwhelmed when starting a leadership role. This course with leadership development coach Chelsea…

Supporting Accessibility in a Hybrid Workplace

Taught by Jessica Williams
As organizations begin to offer more worksite flexibility, the need for accessible, inclusive technology has increased at a rapid rate.…

Disruptive Technologies Case Studies for Business Leaders

Taught by Haiyan Wang
Google’s CEO has called AI more profound than fire or electricity. We are in the middle of a technology revolution.…

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