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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

Interviewing: Answers for “Do You Have Any Questions for Us?”  During Covid-19

Interviewing: Answers for “Do You Have Any Questions for Us?”  During Covid-19

by Dr. Esther H. Ra

Often interviewees will forget that an interview is ultimately a two-way street.  As much as an employer is taking a deeper look at your skill sets and experience during an interview, as the interviewee, it …

By Esther Ra
Esther Ra Career Advisor, Nursing/Education/Social Work Esther Ra
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4 Unique Podcasts to Inspire Social Innovation

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It’s safe to say that many of us could use a bit of inspiration these days—and podcasts are a great way to stay informed and entertained from home. Whether you need a new podcast obsession or just want to know …

By Amy Bergen - Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers | Helping you land, love, and grow in your social-impact career. And visit Idealist.org explore thousands of great jobs and social-impact organizations near you.
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Starting Out at a Start-Up as a PhD

Starting Out at a Start-Up as a PhD

Check out this post from the Carpe Careers blog published on the Inside Higher Ed website – written by PhD/postdoc career advisors for PhD students and postdocs:

By Joseph Barber
Joseph Barber Senior Associate Director, Graduate Students & Postdocs Joseph Barber
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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

i-corps

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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