Job Search Series for Academic and Non-Academic Careers

Every year, the Graduate Student and Postdoc Advising Team presents two series of workshops, faculty panels, and other events addressing topics relevant to the job search tailored specifically for job seekers with advanced degrees. Click on the images below to see details for our Academic Job Search Series and general Job Search Series events. View powerpoint slides and other information from past workshops on our Program Notes page.

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Personal Wellness Career Workshops (Co-Presented with CAPS)

Personal_Wellness_Career_Workshops_flyer_Fall_2018_1535124450_resize.jpgCareer Services and CAPS are collaborating on a series of workshops that will help you to better understand your skills, values, and strengths as you begin the process of career exploration and development. Participating in any of these workshops will provide you with tools to develop career readiness competencies that will be valuable as you transition from your graduate or postdoc program to your professional life.

Searching for Events in Handshake

To view updated details for any of the programs listed above as well as the many other programs and employer information sessions targeting doctoral students and postdocs that Career Services hosts throughout the year, visit this link in Handshake. Visit our Handshake login instructions first if you have not yet activated your Handshake account.


You can also opt in to hearing regularly about our programming, as well as job, internship, and fellowship announcements, by subscribing to our graduate email distribution lists.

Note that most programs are open to all graduate students served by Career Services, but a few are either degree-specific or school-specific. Check the event description to learn whether the program is geared toward students in your academic progam.

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 Counseling.

Customized Workshops for Academic Departments & Student Groups

We are happy to create customized programs and workshops for academic departments and graduate student groups. If you'd like to have us present to your students, please review the list of programs for Academic Faculty Careers and for Careers Beyond the Faculty Path and email Dr. Joseph Barber at to arrange a workshop.

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