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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

LIVE Q&A with Dr. Joseph Barber – 5/21 @ 5pm

Live career q&a session with doctor joseph barber will be held on Thursday, May 21st, 2020 at 5:00pm. The event will stream live at https://bit.ly/PennCSYouTube

Join us here at 5pm tonight for a live Q&A with Senior Associate Dr. Joseph Barber. He’ll take questions about the remote job search, virtual networking, shaping your resume and more!  If you want to ask a question, click through …

By Michael DeAngelis
Michael DeAngelis Senior Digital Resources Manager Michael DeAngelis
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10 Ways to Land an Internship During COVID-19 (It’s Not Too Late!)

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The coronavirus pandemic has left very little unchanged, and internships are no exception. The results of a survey released by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) in May found that 22% of employers had revoked internship offers in …

By Meredith Pepin - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions
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Career Services COVID-19 Resources and FAQs

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Career Services has just added a new community to our website, where we have complied all of our COVID-19 related resources.  These include blog posts, FAQs, advice on working and job searching remotely, videos, digital job search tools and much …

By Michael DeAngelis
Michael DeAngelis Senior Digital Resources Manager Michael DeAngelis
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An Unpredictable Semester

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As classes end for the Spring 2020 semester, it is hard to believe how much things have changed since the semester began just a few short months ago.  No one predicted that we would all be learning and working remotely, …

By Barbara Hewitt
Barbara Hewitt Executive Director Barbara Hewitt
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CS Radio – Episode 112: The Pandemic, Career Services, and the Job Search

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Michael and Mylene check in to talk about how the pandemic has effected jobs and internships, and how Career Services is continuing to provide help to students and alumni.  Plus, a fond farewell to our producer and editor of the …

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