Spring 2014 Master's Program Calendar

Career Services staff organize programs and workshops to assist graduate students and postdocs with career decision making and job hunting.  For a detailed description of each program, including whether or not preregistration is necessary, click on the program title. Check this page periodically, as we add new programs throughout the semester. To receive current program announcements, as well as job, internship, and fellowship announcements, subscribe to one of our graduate e-mail distribution lists. Please note that the times and dates of events listed below are subject to change.

Wharton MBA Students: Please visit Wharton's MBA Career Management.
Penn Law Students: Please visit Penn Law's Career Planning & Professionalism.
MD Candidates: Please visit Penn Medicine's Advising & Career.

Most programs are open to ALL graduate students served by Career Services, but a few are either degree-specific or school-specific. Refer to the right-hand column to see which programs are related specifically to your degree and/or area of study. International students are encouraged to take advantage of some additional specialized programs.

School Specific Programs:    

Grad Education = EDU
PennDesign = DES
Engineering = ENG
Medicine = MED
Grad Nursing = NUR
Graduate Arts & Sciences = GSAS
Social Policy & Practice = SP2


If you have questions related to any of the Spring 2014 programs, please contact the Career Services advising team for your school.

PROGRAM SERIES PDFs

PennDesign Programming
Spring 2014 

Job Search Series S'2014
(general skills workshops
for all career plans)

Navigate this Page:

January
February
March
April
Date
Program Title
Time
Location
Degree
Program

Registration/
Program
Notes

January
Wednesday
22
Interview Basics for the SP2 Student
2:30 - 4pm
Caster
Building,
Room
A8
SP2

Wednesday
22
Business Etiquette I&II
Business Etiquette I

and

Business Etiquette II

12:00 - 1:00pm

and

1:00 - 2:00pm

McNeil Bldg. Room 97
ENG

Thursday
23
Resume & Cover Letter Workshop
3 - 4pm
Huntsman G55
ENG

Thursday
23
Capital One Case Interviewing Workshop
12 - 1:20pm
Huntsman Hall G60
ENG

Friday
24
Interviewing Preparation & Skills Workshop




Friday
24
Damage Control: Handling Tough Issues, How to Discuss in Interviews
1 - 1:30pm
Huntsman Hall F60


Tuesday
28
Interviewing & Preparation Skills Workshop
1:30 - 2:30pm
McNeil Building, Room 97
ENG

Tuesday
28
Damage Control Workshop: Handling Tough Issues, How to Discuss in Interviews
2:30 - 3:00
McNeil Building, Room 97
ENG

Wednesday
29
Job & Internship Search Basics: Strategies Beyond PennLink
1 - 2pm
Houston Hall, Ben Franklin
ENG

Wednesday
29
Interviewing Do's & Don'ts (Sponsored by the Trustees Council of Penn Women)
6 - 7:30pm
Huntsman F55
ENG

Thursday
30
Business Etiquette I &II
Business Etiquette I
&
Business Etiquette II
12 - 1pm
&
1 - 2pm
McNeil Bldg. Room 97
ALL

February
Wednesday
5
Interviewing Preparation & Skills Workshop

2 - 3pm

Houston Hall, Ben Franklin Room
ENG

Friday
7
Job Search Series:
Cover Letters and Job Search Correspondence

12 - 1pm

McNeil
Building,
Room 97
ALL
NOTES
Wednesday
12
Career Fair Preparation Workshop
2 - 2:30pm
Houston Hall, Ben Franklin Room
ALL

Wednesday
12
Job Search Series:
Networking (co-sponsored with the Graduate Student Center)
5 - 6pm
Graduate
Student
Center,
Room 305
ALL
NOTES
Thursday
13
Job & Internships Search Basics: Strategies Beyond PennLink
3 - 4pm
Huntsman G55
ENG

Tuesday
18
Career Fair Preparation Workshop
3 - 3:30
Huntsman G50
ALL

Tuesday
18
NYCEDC Tech Talent Start-Up Panel
7 - 9pm
Skirkanich Hall, Berger Auditorium
ENG

Wednesday
19
Job Search Series:
Career Exploration Workshop with CAPS for Graduate Students
1 - 4pm
CAPS, 133
South 36th Street,
Mezzanine
Level
ALL

 Wednesday
19
Career Fair:
Education and Social Services Career Day
2 - 5pm
Houston
Hall, Hall
of Flags
ALL

Thursday
20
Career Fair:
Start-Up Fair
11am - 3pm
Houston Hall
ALL

Friday
21
Career Fair:
Spring Career Fair
11am - 3pm
Houston
Hall,
Bodek
Lounge &
Hall of
Flags
ALL

Friday
21
PDAA Portfolio/Resume Review
5 - 7:30pm
Meyerson
Hall
Basement
DES

Monday
24
How Engineers Can Leverage LinkedIn
3 - 4pm
Levine Hall, Wu & Chen Auditorium
ENG


Wednesday
26
Careers in Architecture & Landscape Architecture
12 - 1:30pm
Meyerson
Hall, B3
DES

Thursday
27
IBM Meet & Greet
11 - 2pm
Towne, Bldg., Raisler Lounge
ENG


Friday
28
Career Fair:
The All Ivy Environmental and Sustainability Development Career Fair
10am - 3pm
Roone
Arledge
Auditorium,
Lerner Hall,
Columbia
University,
New York,
NY
ALL

March
Monday
3
Job & Internships Search Basics: Strategies Beyond PennLink
4 - 5pm
Houston Hall, Ben Franklin Room
ENG

Tuesday
4
Career Fair:
The Greater Philadelphia Teacher Job Fair
9am - 3:30pm
Neumann UniversityALL

Tuesday
4
Job Search Series:
Career Exploration Workshop with CAPS for Graduate Students
3 - 6pm
CAPS, 133
South 36th Street, Mezzanine
Level
ALL

Wednesday
5
Offer Negotiation
2:30 - 3:45pm
Caster
Building,
Room
D26
SP2


Monday
17
Internship, Fellowship and Research Opportunities with the Smithsonian Institutions: An introduction for Penn Graduate Students (Event Co-Sponsored by SASGOV and Career Services)
12 - 2pm
Claudia
Cohen
Hall,
Terrace
Room G14
ALL


Wednesday
19
PennDesign Walk-ins
12 - 1:30pm
Meyerson
Hall
DES

Wednesday
26
Job Search Series:
Interview Preparation and Practice
12 - 1pm
McNeil
Building,
Room 97
ALL
NOTES
Wednesday
26
PennDesign Prepare for the Fair
12 - 1:30pm
Meyerson Hall
DES
NOTES
Friday
28
Career Fair:
PennDesign Career Connection Day
1 - 4pm
Meyerson Hall
DES

April
Thursday
3
Job Search Series:
Job Offer Negotiation (co-sponsored with the Graduate Student Center)
12 - 1:30pm
Graduate
Student
Center,
Room 305
ALL

NOTES
NOTES

Wednesday
9
Careers in Planning & Historic Preservation
12 - 1:30pm
Meyerson
Hall, B3
DES

Thursday
10
Democracy Prep Public Schools Information Session
4:30 - 5:30pm
McNeil Building, Room 97
GSE


Thursday
17
Job Search Series:
The Artful Resume
4 - 5:30pm
McNeil
Building,
Room 97
ALL
NOTES
Friday
18
U.S. Employment for International Students: Job Search Advice and Immigration Options Q & A
12 - 1pm
Annenberg, Room 111
ALL

Wednesday
30
Job Search Series: Harness the Power of LinkedIn in your Job [re]Search
12 - 1pm
McNeil Building, Room 97
ALL
NOTES