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Education & Academia

Welcome to the Education & Academia Community!

The following sampling of tools and resources should be combined with your own research. We suggest you use targeted keyword searches to find representative employers and opportunities, explore professional associations, join LinkedIN groups, and browse additional job board postings. Remember to also search LinkedIn and MyPenn (formerly QuakerNet) to connect with Penn alumni in fields related to your interests. Additionally, the sample jobs and employers are only a small selection of what’s posted in Handshake – log in to see much more!

We also suggest using the Career Exploration section of our website for more information or researching by major.

For resources on the Academic Job Search for faculty and related positions, please go to our community for PhDs and Postdocs.

Featured Articles

First-Generation Fireside Chat: Education Insights featuring Teach for America Recruitment Manager, Tal Mintz

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In honor of National First Gen Day on November 8th, 2020, Career Services is highlighting experiences, perspectives and advice from first gen professionals in various career fields.

Join us for a LIVE Fireside Chat Zoom Conversation with Teach for America …

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Online Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Courses for Mission-Driven Careers

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Massive open online courses (MOOCs) are becoming increasingly popular for social-impact professionals. And because these courses are often free of charge, open to all and flexible enough to work with the most complicated of schedules, they also provide a prime …

By Sheena Daree Miller - Idealist Careers
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The Joy of Discovery

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Maame-Serwah Afriyie is an Elementary School Science Teacher at Success Academy Hudson Yards. She graduated in 2018 from Penn with a degree in Biology.

Although it is not a common label for a science teacher, I think of myself as …

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The Power of Mentorship

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Bristol Francis is a Middle School English Language Arts Teacher at Success Academy
Harlem East. He graduated in 2015 from Penn with a degree in History.

My first time teaching was at the Chelsea Piers skating rink in New York …

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6 Activist Poets Who Inspire Contemplation, Connection, and Change

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Throughout history, in moments of doubt, artists and writers have confronted despair and uncertainty with their creativity and words. Now is no different. Below are six contemporary poets whose words of contemplation, connection and change will not only provide comfort …

By Sheena Daree Miller - Idealist Careers
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Idealist Careers | Helping you land, love, and grow in your social-impact career. And visit Idealist.org explore thousands of great jobs and social-impact organizations near you.
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Career Resources

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program application cycle is underway for applicants who would take up their grants in 2021-2022. As …

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