Senior Digital Resources Manager
Michael began working in Career Services in 2004 and has served in his current position since 2011, focusing on technology, communication and innovation within Career Services. He received his B.A. in Theatre Arts from Muhlenberg College and studied performance and theater criticism at Goldsmith’s College, University of London. Outside of Career Services, Michael is a professional podcaster, actor, director and playwright. He is the managing director of The Porch Room film and theater company. His award winning plays are available from Samuel French, Inc. He puts those talents to use as the co-host of the weekly CS Radio Podcast and has wrangled more than one of his co-workers into playing ridiculous parts on his show Mission: Rejected.
Specialties and InterestsPerforming ArtsPodcasting
Handshake Manager and Associate Director, The College / Co-Host, CS Radio
Natty joined the Career Services team in February 2017 and meets with students from the College of Arts & Sciences about their future career and internship plans. He also manages the office’s job and internship boards. Born and raised in Philadelphia, Natty’s high school mascot was also the Quaker. His interest in higher education started when he was an RA at New York University where he majored in Media, Culture and Communication. Loving the ability to explore multiple disciplines and subjects, Natty also minored in both English and Web Design. Prior to coming to the University of Pennsylvania, Natty worked at Temple University as a Pre-Health advisor for four years. While at Temple, he earned his M.Ed. in Educational Leadership. He is now thrilled to be helping students at Penn plan for the future. Beginning in October 2021, Natty also began co-hosting the CS Radio podcast.
Specialties and InterestsCollege of Arts & Sciences
Host, Seasons 1-6
Mylène started her professional career in Career Services after graduating from the University of Richmond with a double major in English and history. After holding several roles in Career Services including On-Campus Recruiting Coordinator and Information Resources and Web Manager, Mylène ran away to the Caribbean and planned weddings and events at the Ritz-Carlton in St. Thomas for three years. Marriott hotels brought her back home to Philadelphia, and after one more year in hospitality she returned to Penn and Career Services.
Mylène completed her Master of Arts degree in history at Penn and wrote her thesis on Philadelphia food markets. She co-created the CS Radio podcast and was co-host and co-producer from Season One until early Season Seven.
Producer, CS Radio (Season 7-)