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Career Services is committed to supporting women in their career exploration and professional development and to provide targeted resources that may be helpful to them. We encourage you to explore the resources on this page and throughout the Career Services website. Penn students and alumni can also schedule an appointment to meet with a career advisor by logging into Handshake.
Many organizations are interested in diversifying their workforce, including hiring more women. Career Services has created a running list of diversity recruitment programs that may interest you. You may also want to review the resources linked at the bottom of the page. Read more about searching for a job or internship.
Unfortunately there still exists a gender wage gap in many parts of the world, including the United States. Check out these resources to help you research salaries and negotiate offers. You can also log in to Big Interview with your Penn Key to access an extensive negotiation curriculum.
The Penn Women’s Center works with students, staff and faculty of all genders and identities. The Center’s mission is to promote gender justice, and to empower, support, and advance personal and professional development for women and female identified persons.
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Illustration by Marian Blair
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