Fellowships & Gap Year

Welcome to the Fellowships and Gap Year Community!

The following tools and resources should be combined with your own research.  Use targeted keyword searches to find representative employers and opportunities, explore professional associations, join LinkedIn groups, and browse additional job postings.  Remember to also search LinkedIn and QuakerNet to connect with Penn alumni in fields related to your interests.  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 to research by major.

Featured Articles

Is a National Service Year for You? Tips from an AmeriCorps Alum

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Are you in the midst of earning a degree, but unsure about the career direction you want to take after graduation? Or are you looking to make a change from your current day-to-day? Then a national service year might be …

By Ashley Fontaine - 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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How to Leverage Volunteering for Professional Development

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Altruism is at the core of volunteerism. Whether it be caring for a cause or for others, the opportunity to have broader impact is rewarding. You might be wondering how such a selfless act can be self-serving? But can volunteering—by …

By Imani Darden - Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers
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

Location

Phone (215) 898-7531
Email careerservices@vpul.upenn.edu
Website https://careerservices.upenn.edu
Address

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3718 Locust Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104

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