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

CS Radio – Episode 104: “Self-Evaluation: What Not Why”

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It’s the last episode of 2019! Before the holiday break, is it time to do a quick check-in with yourself? Michael and Mylene take a dive into a recent New York Times article about when you should be considering a …

By Michael DeAngelis
Michael DeAngelis Senior Digital Resources Manager Michael DeAngelis
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CS Radio – Episode 103: “7 Things To Do Before College is Over”

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Have an adventure. Find your “five.” Learn a new skill. What are the seven things you should do before you leave college? Michael and Mylene discuss and debate advice from Penn alumna Liz Wessell, founder of WayUp.

Enjoy!

Show Notes:

By Michael DeAngelis
Michael DeAngelis Senior Digital Resources Manager Michael DeAngelis
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Thanksgiving Break

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Career Services will be closed from 2pm on Wednesday, November 27th until 9am on Monday, November 25th in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.  If you are celebrating, we hope you have a wonderful holiday and that everyone has a restful …

By Michael DeAngelis
Michael DeAngelis Senior Digital Resources Manager Michael DeAngelis
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CS Radio – Episode 102: “Someone Else’s Dad”

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Michael and Mylene welcome Wharton MBA alum Peter Yawitz, aka Someone Else’s Dad, to talk about his new career advice book “Flip Flops and Microwaved Fish”. Peter is the host of the Advice from Someone Else’s Dad podcast and web …

By Michael DeAngelis
Michael DeAngelis Senior Digital Resources Manager Michael DeAngelis
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CS Radio – Episode 101: “Advanced Careers & Caverns”

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In the second part of our 100th episode experiment, two experienced D&D players attempt to use their gaming skills to do a consulting case interview. A great peak inside the world of case interviewing and a look at the unexpected …

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

Location

Phone (215) 898-7531
Email careerservices@vpul.upenn.edu
Website https://careerservices.upenn.edu
Address

McNeil Building Suite 20
3718 Locust Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Service Hours

M9am-5pm
T9am-5pm
W9am-5pm
TH9am-5pm
F9am-5pm