First Generation and Low Income Students

Information for First Generation and Low Income Students

Career Services is committed to supporting first generation college students throughout their career exploration and professional development process. We collaborate closely with the Office of Penn First Plus, the Greenfield Intercultural Center, PennCAP, PennKIPP and student groups including PennFirst & Collective Success to provide targeted resources and programming.

Featured Articles

Pre-health Prep: Shadowing vs. Clinical Volunteering

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Many pre-health students wonder what the difference is between shadowing and clinical volunteering, as well as how much of these experiences they before applying to professional school.  Here’s a quick take:

Shadowing is observing a medical professional at work in …

By Carol Hagan
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Two Paths, One Summer

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This is the first in a series of posts by recipients of the 2019 Career Services Summer Funding Grant. We’ve asked funding recipients to reflect on their summer experiences and talk about the industries in which they spent their summer. …

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MilkCrate

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This is the next in a series of posts by recipients of the 2018 Career Services Summer Funding Grant. We’ve asked funding recipients to reflect on their summer experiences and talk about the industries in which they’ve been spending their …

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Career Resources

Highly Aided sophomores and juniors (rising juniors and seniors) are eligible to receive up to $4,000 in funding for unpaid …

Location

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

McNeil Building Suite 20
3718 Locust Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Service Hours

M9am-5pm
T9am-5pm
W9am-5pm
TH9am-5pm
F9am-5pm