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Life & Physical Sciences

Welcome to the Life & Physical Sciences 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 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.

Featured Articles

“Original Antigenic Sin”

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This is part of series of posts by recipients of the 2020 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. You can …

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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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STEM Postdocs in Industry – Online Q&A

STEM Postdocs in Industry - Online Q&A

On June 25th, Career Services hosted an Ph.D. alum for an online Q&A on postdocs in industry.  She shared her experiences first as a postdoc, and now as a scientist, with Regeneron Pharmaceuticals.  Below is a snapshot of the advice …

By Dianne Hull
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Interviewing: Answers for “Do You Have Any Questions for Us?”  During Covid-19

Interviewing: Answers for “Do You Have Any Questions for Us?”  During Covid-19

by Dr. Esther H. Ra

Often interviewees will forget that an interview is ultimately a two-way street.  As much as an employer is taking a deeper look at your skill sets and experience during an interview, as the interviewee, it …

By Esther Ra
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STEM Industry Postdoc Online Q&A

STEM Industry Postdoc Online Q&A

On May 5th, Career Services hosted an online Q&A with a Penn alum and current Merck postdoc.  Below is a snapshot of the advice offered to students thinking about pursuing postdoctoral opportunities in industry. As always, students interested in postdocs …

By Dianne Hull
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