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Prepare Application Materials

Preparing application materials for internships, jobs, and graduate school

Whether you’re applying for internships and jobs in industry, non-profits, government, or academia, or planning on heading to graduate degrees, Career Services can help you navigate the timeline and process of seeking jobs in a diversity of fields. We’re here to help you translate and communicate the skills and experiences you’ve gained at Penn as you demonstrate your fit for different roles, organizations, and industries. We can guide you through all aspects of the application process as you explore opportunities in a career field that interests you. Make an appointment with a Career Advisor via Handshake at any stage of your process. Click below for more information about preparing application materials for the next step in your professional and career development.

 

Featured Articles

PhD Questions of the Month: September 2020

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Welcome to the second installment of our blog series, PhD Questions of the Month, where the Grad Student/Postdoc Team at Career Services answers the top three career questions that we are asked in our individual PhD career advising appointments. Before …

By Helen Pho
Helen Pho Associate Director, Graduate Students & Postdocs Helen Pho
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Resume Customization

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This is the first post as part of a new Graduate Assistant Blog Series featuring advice and perspectives from graduate students working in Career Services.

There is no platonic ideal for a resume. The pantheon of strong resumes contains a …

By Ellery Kauvar
Ellery Kauvar Graduate Assistant, Wharton Ellery Kauvar
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Say My Name | Why Pronouncing Names Correctly is Important

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Most people would agree that names matter. At the most basic level, they serve as important identifiers. We introduce ourselves with them. Sometimes, we even choose new ones because they are more aligned with our identities.

Given their elemental importance, …

By Yejin Lee - 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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Introducing Virtual Peer Career Advisor Pop-ins

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As we all know, this fall looks completely different from previous years. However, Career Services is dedicated to continuing to offer all of our services. We are excited to invite you to Virtual Peer Career Advisor (PCA) Pop-ins. This is …

By Zaida Bryant
Zaida Bryant Administrative Coordinator, The College Zaida Bryant
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A productive fall semester, wherever you are

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It’s all been said – how much we have experienced and how much is changing – and will continue to change – as we experience the global pandemic of SARS-CoV-19.  As the University stated just a few short hours ago, …

By Jamie Grant
Jamie Grant Senior Associate Director, Engineering Jamie Grant
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