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 resource 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. We also serve current post-doctoral fellows.

Students in a traditional degree program in these schools/programs have access to all services.  Students enrolled in online degree programs in one of these schools/programs have access to Career Services' online resources including job and internship listings on Handshake, online workshops and other information on the Career Services website, and various digital subscriptions that the office provides. Students in online degree programs do not have access to on-campus recruiting, on-campus career fairs, on-campus employer events such as information sessions, or individual career advising or document review.

All degree holding alumni from any of the schools or programs 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. Visiting students whose degrees are issued by their home school are not eligible for any of our services after leaving Penn.

Students enrolled in non-degree certificate programs at Penn at not served by the Career Services office.

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