Eligibility for Services

Student and Alumni/ae Eligibility for Services

Eligibility for Services

Career Services is the central career resource center for all Penn undergraduates. We are also the central career resources center for graduate and professional students in Annenberg, Arts and Sciences, Engineering, Graduate School of Education, School of Design, Medicine (master's and PhD), Nursing, Social Policy and Practice and Wharton Doctoral Programs. Degree holding alumni from any of these programs are eligible for our services.  We also serve current post-doctoral fellows.

Full-time students in a degree program in these schools/programs have access to all services.

Part-time students in a degree program, both graduate and undergraduate, within one year of graduation also have full access.

Full-time students in a degree program at The College of Liberal and Professional Studies (LPS) have access to all services. Part-time students in a degree program within one year of graduation also have full access, including a Handshake account.

Part-time LPS undergraduates who have more than one year until graduation have access to the following services only:

  • Use of Career Services library 
  • Attendance at programs and workshops 

All degree holding alumni from any of the schools we serve are eligible for lifetime services, including a Handshake account.

Visiting international and exchange students here as part of a degree program are eligible for our services ONLY during the time they are on Penn's campus.  Upon completing their time at Penn, they are no longer eligible unless their degree is awarded to them by The University of Pennsylvania. Visting students whose degrees are issued by their home school are not eligible for any of our services after leaving Penn, excpet those otherwise available to the public.

Other members of the University community are welcome to use our career library and to attend public presentations sponsored by Career Services.

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