Information for Masters Students

Career Services advisors are available to discuss your questions about career planning and job hunting during appointments, drop-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.


Beyond Graduate School is a one-of-a-kind online career training platform for master’s students. The platform provides on-demand, self-paced learning modules that allow master’s students to explore career options and learn proven job search strategies to secure employment after graduation. Beyond Grad School also hosts a unique video library where students can hear from master’s degree holders working in all career sectors. To log in simply visit Beyond Graduate School, select University of Pennsylvania, and enter your PennKey and password information.

Have further questions? Contact us.

Robotics Research for Biomechanical Applications

Sharon Zheng, SEAS ’24, Rockville, Maryland

This summer I had the opportunity to work as a research assistant in ModLab, a subgroup in GRASP. The lab focuses on modular robotics, which are robots that consist of numerous simple modules that …

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Becoming the Owner of Your Own Education

Hertha Maria Torre Gallego, COL ’24, Madrid, Spain

Introspective, wistful, and intense — that is how I remember the months I spent working on my college applications. Yet, as an international student from Spain, I also found the process difficult and …

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From Failure to Leadership: Lessons for Executive Growth and Development

Today, Henry Ford is synonymous with American innovation and progress.

But while he was developing his first automobile, his investors decided he was too careful – and they backed out of their agreement. 

The second time he started a company, he …

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On Leveraging Immortality, Splicing, and Erythroid Stem Cells

Annie Xia, COL ’25, Cincinnati, Ohio

This summer, I was glad to have the opportunity to continue my work at the Jurado Lab at Perelman’s Department of Microbiology. Coming into Penn as an aspiring physician-scientist, I’d always hoped to hone …

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First Day at a New Job? Here Are the 3 Most Important Questions to Ask

When it’s our first day at a new job, we tend to have all the questions. And If you know me or you’re familiar with my career advice (or if I’ve ever been your direct report!), you may know that …

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