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Students of Color

Information for Students of Color

As a person of color, you may face unique challenges as you search for opportunities and navigate the professional world. Career Services is committed to supporting students of color throughout their career exploration and professional development process. We are proud to partner with Greenfield Intercultural Center (GIC)La Casa LatinaPAACH, and Makuu to provide targeted resources for students of color. We encourage students to explore our resources to learn more about programs available to specific populations. 

Featured Articles

11 Steps for succeeding at Video Interviews


Prepare as diligently as you do for in-person interviews

While the format may be different, you still want to prepare just as diligently for remote interviews as you do for the ones that are in person. See the following list …

By Tiffany Franklin
Tiffany Franklin Associate Director, Engineering Tiffany Franklin
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Welcome to Career Services: Fall 2020 (Video)

A collage of professional headshots for the staff of Career Services. The Penn Career Services logo is superimposed over it in white.

Career Services will be offered in a virtual fashion this fall, but in the same robust manner that you’ve come to expect. Learn more about virtual appointments, career fairs, and more. Learn more about our fall plans here.

By Michael DeAngelis
Michael DeAngelis Senior Digital Resources Manager Michael DeAngelis
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Biscuits & Radical Poetry – self-care advice for PhDs

Biscuits & Radical Poetry - self-care advice for PhDs

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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50 Black-Owned and Led Companies for Students to Follow on Handshake

Handshake new logo

Check out this list of Black-Owned and led companies to follow on Handshake!

By Zaida Bryant
Zaida Bryant Administrative Coordinator, The College Zaida Bryant
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Unsure how to spend your time and energy? Here are 8 Suggestions!

Hermosa Beach Pier sunset

We hope you are having an enjoyable, healthy, and safe summer! We’re all living through a historically transparent moment in US history, in which the forces of systemic racism (particularly anti-Blackness), xenophobia, and inequity in healthcare are widely visible for …

By Robin Chakrabarti
Robin Chakrabarti Administrative Coordinator, Operations Robin Chakrabarti
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Career Resources

During a panel discussion titled “Hair Politics in the Workplace” at the BLACK ENTERPRISE Women of Power Summit, two hair …

Though some may think hair is merely a physical identifier, hair and the black identity mean so much more. Check …


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