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Online Students

Information for Online Students

Penn is committed to providing the support every student needs for their success. Students in online programs have needs based on the nature of their educational program and distance from campus. Penn provides tailored services for online students, mostly delivered online or virtually.

Online students in a degree program have access to Handshake, where they can search and apply for jobs from thousands of employers who are seeking Penn students and alumni. We have also curated a set of career resources for online students, which you will find below. Additionally, we partner regularly with your online academic programs to bring you webinars and virtual workshops that can assist you in your career journey.

While we invite online students to access these online resources designed for them, please note that individual appointments and walk-ins, as well as on campus programs, interviewing and career fairs are designed and reserved for on campus students. Please refer to your program administrators if you have questions and see our eligibility policies for more information.

Please visit your academic program’s website for additional resources and information:

Featured Articles

Making the Most of Career Services Communications


We know that you get LOTS of communications from all over Penn and at times in can be overwhelming.  Here are TWO QUICK STEPS you can take to make sure that the information you receive from Career Services is …

By Barbara Hewitt
Barbara Hewitt Executive Director Barbara Hewitt
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All You Need to Know for the Fall Career Fairs

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Welcome back!

Even if yesterday was a first day unlike any other, we’re so glad to be kicking off a new semester. Of course, in Career Services, that means we’re gearing up for career fairs!

Naturally they’re going to look …

By Mylène Kerschner
Mylène Kerschner Associate Director, The College Mylène Kerschner
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Welcome to Career Services: Fall 2020 (Video)

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Career Services will be offered in a virtual fashion this fall, but in the same robust manner that you’ve come to expect. Learn more about virtual appointments, career fairs, and more. Learn more about our fall plans here.

By Michael DeAngelis
Michael DeAngelis Senior Digital Resources Manager Michael DeAngelis
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By Robin Chakrabarti
Robin Chakrabarti Administrative Coordinator, Operations Robin Chakrabarti
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A Note to Incoming Students

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We’ve been hearing a lot from incoming Penn students – undergrads, grad students, and transfer students alike! We share your enthusiasm and we look forward to meeting and working with you in the fall!

Incoming students served by our office …

By Michael DeAngelis
Michael DeAngelis Senior Digital Resources Manager Michael DeAngelis
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Career Resources


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McNeil Building Suite 20
3718 Locust Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104

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