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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 99: “Entertainment Week”

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Michael returns from the Austin Film Festival and Writer’s Conference with unique industry insights from the world of film, television, podcasting and new media. Plus, Mylene recaps an event held while Michael was on the road about careers in talent …

By Michael DeAngelis
Michael DeAngelis Senior Digital Resources Manager Michael DeAngelis
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Trick or Treat

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Author’s note: This has become my traditional Halloween blog.  I think that the contents are as relevant today as when I first wrote them. Happy haunting!

When I was little, I had what I think was the greatest record collection a four …

By Michael DeAngelis
Michael DeAngelis Senior Digital Resources Manager Michael DeAngelis
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CS Radio – Episode 98: “Scares and Surprises”

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It’s Halloween, but CS Radio is here to make things a little less scary with resources in some surprising places.

Enjoy!

By Michael DeAngelis
Michael DeAngelis Senior Digital Resources Manager Michael DeAngelis
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CS Radio – Episode 97: “Helping Your Penn Student”

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This episode is for Penn parents! As Family Weekend and holiday breaks approach, how can you be most helpful when talking to your child about their career search? Michael and Mylene tackle some of the most frequently asked questions by …

By Michael DeAngelis
Michael DeAngelis Senior Digital Resources Manager Michael DeAngelis
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CS Radio – Episode 96: “Don’t (Just) Say YES”

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Have a job offer? AMAZING! But don’t feel you need to accept on the spot. This week, we take a look at the art of negotiating. Michael and Mylene draw on examples from their own experiences, as well as some …

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
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9am-5pm
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9am-5pm
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9am-5pm
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9am-5pm