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PhD Career Exploration Fellow Spotlight: Drew Starling (Hosted by The Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies)

In the spring of 2021, 44 PhD students from a range of academic disciplines at Penn participated virtually in Career Services’ PhD Career Exploration Fellowship (CEF) program, where they were matched with a host organization to learn about different careers …

By Helen Pho
Helen Pho Associate Director, Graduate Students & Postdocs
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How to prepare for consulting case interviews

For those of you interested in consulting, summer is a great time to prep for the case interview process. Case interviews are unique to consulting and consulting adjacent industries. In the interview, you are presented with a typical business problem …

By Jingy Yen
Jingy Yen Associate Director, Wharton Undergrad
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An In-Depth Report on Virtual Recruiting. (Spoiler: It’s Here to Stay)

The past year and a half has seen tremendous change in the way recruiting is conducted. The pandemic may have forced everything to go online in spring of 2020, but those of us in Career Services know that this was …

By J. Michael DeAngelis
J. Michael DeAngelis Senior Digital Resources Manager, co-host CS Radio
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6 Strategies For Gaining Perspective

The ability to focus closely on a pressing issue is an invaluable skill, especially at work. But what happens when everything seems urgent?

If you find yourself barely able to come up for air during a busy week, some perspective …

By Caroline Contillo - 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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What Is an Exempt Employee—and How Do You Know if You Should Be Paid Overtime?

When you’re looking at a job offer or just looking at your paycheck, you might come across the terms “exempt” or “nonexempt” to describe your employment status. But what do these terms mean, and how is your exempt or nonexempt …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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