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Employer Information Sessions

Many employers hold Employer Information Sessions to help Penn students learn more about their organizations.

Process for Requesting An Employer Information Session

  • After logging into Handshake, request an employer information session from the “Events” section of the Handshake homepage.
  • Complete and submit the employer information session form. Make sure to include all fields. Be sure to select an alternate presentation date in the event your first choice is not available. You will need to complete a separate form for each presentation you wish to schedule.
  • Please be patient in awaiting your information session confirmation from the On-Campus Recruiting office.
  • If you are having an information session the Night Before your interviews, it is very strongly suggested that you contact all students on your schedules to invite them to attend – otherwise, they may think it is an optional event.
  • View our guidelines for arranging audiovisual support, catering, and the shipment of materials for employer information sessions.

Publicity & Marketing

  • Increase your brand visibility on our campus by participating in the Career Services Support Program. As an advanced-level supporter, your organization’s logo will appear as a pin on the student portal of Handshake, our online recruiting system for one calendar year.
  • Your employer information session will be publicized online in the Career Services Information Session Calendar and in Handshake, our online recruiting system. This advertising is only done if your information session was coordinated through the On-Campus Recruiting office.
  • Advertise your session in The Daily Pennsylvanian, the online and print student newspaper. Printed ads placed a few days before and on the day of the presentation seem to get the most response. Internet advertising is also available, with online ads linking to your company’s website or recruiting page.

For questions about employer information sessions not answered here, please contact us.