Masters

Information for Masters Students

Career Services advisors are available to discuss concerns regarding career planning and job hunting during appointments, walk-ins, and mock interviews. We have a variety of career related digital resources available for Masters students which you can explore on this page, including our Handshake job board which lists thousands of positions posted each year.

For resources available to Masters students in your career field, visit our Community pages.

If you would like to discuss any career related matters with one of our career advisors, you can schedule an appointment through Handshake or by calling our office. Career Services advisors can discuss a range of topics with you from helping you to think through and clarify your career goals to perfecting your resume or interviewing skills.

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
Carol Hagan Senior Associate Director, Graduate School Advising Carol Hagan
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Mastering the Art of Presenting

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Check out this post from the Carpe Careers blog published on the Inside Higher Ed website – written by PhD/postdoc career advisors for PhD students and postdocs:

By Joseph Barber
Joseph Barber Senior Associate Director, Graduate Students & Postdocs Joseph Barber
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Work Your Story | How Pixar’s Rules for Storytelling Can Help You at Work

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In 2012, former Pixar storyboard artist Emma Coats tweeted 22 rules of storytelling she learned from working at the hit-making studio. These rules are meant to help a storyteller think deeply about human behavior—how our experiences affect us, what we …

By Nisha Kumar Kulkarni - 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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Idealist Careers Try This Challenge #1 | Reflect on Your Successes

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Back by popular demand, allow me to (re)introduce the #IdealistCareersTryThis Challenge!

In January of 2019 (remember that?!) over 600 members of the Idealist Careers community committed to complete one career-related challenge each month for the first five months of the …

By Alexis Perrotta - 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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Feeling Scattered? Try these 4 Organization-Building Habits

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Anyone can get organized. It’s true: while some people genuinely enjoy color-coding every file and others don’t mind a more haphazard system, organization is a set of behaviors—not a personality trait. If you’re struggling to stay on top of the …

By Amy Bergen - 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

McNeil Building Suite 20
3718 Locust Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Service Hours

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