Welcome Undergraduates!

Penn undergraduates go on to make amazing contributions across a wide range of industries.  While every student’s path is different, you can find a suggested timeline on how to make the most of your time at Penn.  We encourage you to utilize and access the many resources and people on campus who can help you clarify and reach your career goals including the Career Services team as well as the many faculty and staff on campus. Of course, your peers are also a great resource… don’t be afraid to share your journey with them!  


Explore & Plan

Your undergraduate years are a great time to explore your interests, skills, and values and the world of work! You can find out more about specific career options through our industry communities. As you think about making the most of your four years at Penn, we also encourage you to view our year-by-year career planning timelines.

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As a Penn student, you are part of an incredible global network of current students and Penn alumni.  We encourage you to connect with them!  There are also hundreds of employers who visit Penn’s campus each year to meet students.

Meet Your Career Advisors

Career Advisors at Career Services are here to help guide you in the right direction in planning how to go about looking for the right internship or job. Find out who they are here!

Request a Program

Advisors in Career Services are available for collaborations with your student group, club, class or College House. We would be pleased to support your programs and involve you in ours. Click here to learn more about how we can work together and request a collaboration.

Prepare for Grad School

Career Services has advisers and resources specifically for those preparing to continue their education:

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CS Radio – Episode 205: Associate Director Alison Howard

Michael and Natty brighten a rainy day by welcoming the newest addition to the Career Services team, Allison Howard. As the Associate Director for the grad student and postdoctoral fellow advising team, Allison brings a wealth of experience from her …

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In the ever-evolving landscape of professional life, having a career roadmap is like possessing a compass in a dense forest. It guides your steps, helps you navigate challenges, and ultimately leads you toward your desired destination. 

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