Faculty & Staff

Information for Faculty & Staff

Career Services offers guidance to undergraduates, graduate students, postdocs and alumni on all aspects of career planning, job and internship searching, and graduate study. We serve all students at the University with the exception of Law, Medical, Dental, Veterinary Medicine and MBA students, with services including:

  • Individual career advising through scheduled appointments and brief “walk-ins” for quick questions
  • Advising students unclear about their options or needing help with career decisions
  • Helping students appreciate the range of career possibilities opened up by studies in particular fields
  • Substantial databases of summer jobs, internships and full-time post-graduate positions
  • Assistance with resumes, cover letters, and interviewing practice
  • Assistance with graduate and professional school applications, including advice on optimal application strategies, reviews of personal statements and graduate school essays
  • An exceptional website and digital career resources featuring up-to-date information on career fields, graduate programs and potential employers
  • Alumni/alumnae and faculty panels on career fields and graduate study
  • An extremely active On-Campus Recruiting program through which employers come to Penn to present their organizations, as well as interview students for permanent positions and summer jobs and internships
  • Broad connections with employers across career fields that encourages them to come to campus to give information sessions or participate in the career fairs we organize
  • Customized communications with students through specific distribution lists and industry/population-focused newsletters
  • Data on career outcomes for Penn students through annual Career Plans Survey Reports
  • Resources for students from specific populations

Featured Articles

Career Services Assistance During Penn’s Closure

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In this extraordinary time, Career Services is committed to serving our students, postdocs and alumni. We are prepared to provide many of our services remotely and are working closely with our employer partners to help keep you informed of their …

By Michael DeAngelis
Michael DeAngelis Senior Digital Resources Manager Michael DeAngelis
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CS Radio – Episode 110: “Benefits”

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Considering a job offer or offers? Remember that there’s more than just salary to think about. This week, we take a look at benefits both tangible and intangible  that should factor in to any job offers or negotiations you are …

By Michael DeAngelis
Michael DeAngelis Senior Digital Resources Manager Michael DeAngelis
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CS Radio – Episode 109: “In The News”

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Any publicity is good publicity. At least that’s what they say. Michael and Mylène   have a frank discussion about an article that appeared in last week’s Philadelphia Magazine regarding earlier recruiting by banks and the ripple effects its had in …

By Michael DeAngelis
Michael DeAngelis Senior Digital Resources Manager Michael DeAngelis
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CS Radio – Episode 108: “Acting!”

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Nervous about an interview? About to make a big pitch to your boss? Negotiating for a salary? Try approaching it through ACTING! Michael runs Mylene and Karen through decades of theatrical training in under twenty minutes.

Enjoy.

Show Notes:

How …

By Michael DeAngelis
Michael DeAngelis Senior Digital Resources Manager Michael DeAngelis
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Love is All Around

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There is a lot of love to go around in Career Services – especially on Valentine’s Day.  Just for fun, I thought I would take a look and see how many jobs featuring the keyword “love” came up in a …

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

Location

Phone
(215) 898-7531
Address

McNeil Building Suite 20
3718 Locust Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Service Hours

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9am-5pm
T
9am-5pm
W
9am-5pm
TH
9am-5pm
F
9am-5pm