Managing Stress in Uncertain Times - Support Services & Resources


On the Move with SEPTA: Transit Tales

Mansha Kohli, Weitzman Masters in City & Regional Planning, 2023

Prior to attending the City Planning program at Penn, I was a management consultant in New York. While I enjoyed the client-facing role and project-based work, my job lacked the …

By Career Services
Career Services
Read more

Empowering Change: My Summer with Islamic Relief USA

Safa Elzanfali, COL ’24, Bayonne, NJ

This summer, my journey took me beyond the confines of a traditional internship. I had the privilege of joining the dynamic team at Islamic Relief USA (IRUSA) as a Public Affairs Intern. As I …

By Career Services
Career Services
Read more

To reach out or not to reach out…

The art of sending cold emails to future faculty advisors and the science behind how to make it work

Contacting faculty members before/during the application cycle is becoming more of a “trend” than a “hack” among students applying to graduate …

By Doris Tabassum
Doris Tabassum Associate Director, Graduate School Advising
Read more

Giving Back to The City of Brotherly Love

Nancy Zhu, SEAS & WH ’24, Philadelphia, PA

Thanks to Penn Career Services’ Summer Funding, this summer I had the opportunity to explore my interest in product while giving back to the community that I grew up in. I worked …

By Career Services
Career Services
Read more

Finding My Passion for Intensive Care Nursing

Justin Tran, NUR ’24, Portland, OR

This summer, I had the wonderful opportunity to work as a Student Nurse Extern (SNE) at NYU Langone Health (NYULH). Going into this summer, I was not certain what type of career I wanted …

By Career Services
Career Services
Read more


Career Resources

Vault Guides


(215) 898-7531

McNeil Building Suite 20
3718 Locust Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Service Hours

Monday 9am-5pm
Tuesday 9am-5pm
Wednesday 9am-5pm
Thursday 9am-5pm
Friday 9am-5pm