Startups, Entrepreneurship & Freelancing

Welcome to the Startups, Entrepreneurship, & Freelancing Community!

The following sampling of tools and resources should be combined with your own research. We suggest you use targeted keyword searches to find representative employers and opportunities, explore professional associations, join LinkedIN groups, and browse additional job board postings.  Remember to also search LinkedIN and QuakerNet to connect with Penn alumni in fields related to your interests. Additionally, the sample jobs and employers are only a small selection of what’s posted in Handshake – log in to see much more!

We also suggest using the Career Exploration section of our website for more information or researching by major.

Featured Articles

Transform Your Job & Internship Search with Data Analytics

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Everywhere you turn these days you hear about companies using data to drive business strategy and decision making. You can use those same principles to optimize your job search. Best of all, you don’t even have to know Python, SQL …

By Tiffany Franklin
Tiffany Franklin Associate Director, Engineering Tiffany Franklin
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I-Corps Program at Penn for students and postdocs

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The I-Corps Program is for Penn affiliated individuals to work with Penn-generated ideas and technologies. It is free to participants, and accepted teams receive grants of up to $3000 for their startup idea.  The Fall course kicks off on October …

By Joseph Barber
Joseph Barber Senior Associate Director, Graduate Students & Postdocs Joseph Barber
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Real Estate Technology

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This is from a series of posts by recipients of the 2018 Career Services Summer Funding Grant. We’ve asked funding recipients to reflect on their summer experiences and talk about the industries in which they’ve been spending their summer.

This …

By Barbara Hewitt
Barbara Hewitt Executive Director Barbara Hewitt
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Managing Product at a Mission-Driven Startup

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This is the next in a series of posts by recipients of the 2018 Career Services Summer Funding Grant. We’ve asked funding recipients to reflect on their summer experiences and talk about the industries in which they’ve been spending their …

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A Different Perspective on News and Media

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This is the next in a series of posts by recipients of the 2018 Career Services Summer Funding Grant. We’ve asked funding recipients to reflect on their summer experiences and talk about the industries in which they’ve been spending their …

By Career Services
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