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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!


Featured Articles

Trick or Treat


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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Should You Resend Your Application If You Notice A Mistake?


Today’s question is inspired by a reader who made a formatting blunder on his resume:

Last week I applied for a job and this week noticed a formatting error on the document I sent. Bullet points in one section were not …

By Victoria Crispo - 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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Iterative Design – of a resume


The term iterative design is commonly used in professional circles; defined as “a methodology based on a cyclic process of prototyping, testing, analyzing, and refining a product or process.”  (Thanks, Wikipedia!)

The iterative design process also has great value …

By Jamie Grant
Jamie Grant Senior Associate Director, Engineering Jamie Grant
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CS Radio – Episode 98: “Scares and Surprises”


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


By Michael DeAngelis
Michael DeAngelis Senior Digital Resources Manager Michael DeAngelis
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The Importance of Effective Communication in Healthcare

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Anyone who has ever had to look for a job is very familiar with the phrase “applicant must have good communication skills.” In fact, most organizations would likely list effective communication as one of the biggest challenges they face. …

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Career Resources

The Covid-19 crisis is reshaping every aspect of our lives and societies. This series will look at the impact of …


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