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The following sampling of tools and resources should be combined with your own research. We suggest that you use targeted keyword searches to find representative employers and opportunities, explore professional associations, and make connections by joining LinkedIn groups or connecting with Penn alumni on MyPenn (formerly QuakerNet) in fields related to your interests. Additionally, the sample jobs and employers on this page are only a small selection of what’s posted in Handshake – log in to see much more!
Although real estate, accounting and insurance are disparate industries, all offer a variety of job opportunities ranging from highly quantitative roles like real estate finance or actuarial science to careers that depend more heavily on interpersonal and communication skills such as sales and marketing. Check out our Vault Guides to learn more about options in these specific industries or try CareerExplorer, an interactive career assessment, to see your compatibility and learn more about over 800 careers.
In addition to conducting online research, it is important to talk to people actually working in the roles you are considering to learn more about what the work is actually like. Resources such as MyPenn (formerly QuakerNet) and LinkedIn can help you find Penn alumni working in fields of interest. Read more about how to make connections here.
Handshake is a great place to begin your job or internship search! Use the industry filter to select accounting, insurance, or real estate. CareerShift is another tool available to help Penn students and alumni navigate the published and hidden job market to find career opportunities. In addition, consider exploring general job boards such as indeed.com as well as the industry-based job boards included in our resources section. You can find tips on preparing application materials and interviewing in our “Learn How To…” section.
RippleMatch is the recruitment automation platform changing how Gen Z finds work. By replacing job boards with matching and automation, RippleMatch eliminates the most time-intensive parts of the recruitment process for both employers and job seekers. Leading employers such as …
Accounting interview questions often include knowledge-based and technical questions designed to ensure you have the skills needed to succeed as an accountant. To get you interview-ready, we’ve gathered some of the most common accounting questions and answers for interviews.
Choosing a career path can be difficult and even nerve-racking when you’re applying to jobs but don’t even know what a day in the role would look like. Externships, typically short programs where you shadow a professional, can help give …
Have you ever wanted to talk to someone in an industry of interest, but you didn’t know what to ask them? Have you wanted to connect with Penn alumni, but you’re feeling intimidated by the conversation?
Informational interviews are incredibly …