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 these programs, please contact the Career Services advising team for your school.

PROGRAM SERIES PDFs

PennDesign Programming
Fall 2015

Job Search Series F'2015
(general skills workshops
for all career plans)

Navigate this Page:

August
September
October
November
December
Date
Program Title
Time
Location
Degree
Program

Registration/
Program
Notes

August
Wednesday
26
PennDesign Pizza with Career Services
12-1:30pm
Meyerson B3
DES

Wednesday
26
Intro to On-Campus Recruiting
12-1pm
Claudia Cohen Hall, Terrace Room
ENG

Wednesday
26
Resume & Cover Letter Workshop
1-2pm
Claudia Cohen Hall, Terrace Room
ENG

Friday
28
Intro to On-Campus Recruiting
2-3pm
Huntsman Hall, Room 240
ENG

Friday
28
Resume & Cover Letter Workshop
3-4pm
Huntsman Hall, Room 240
ENG

September
Tuesday
1
LinkedIN Photobooth

10am-6pm

Penn Bookstore


Tuesday
1
Career Fair Preparation

1:30-2pm

Huntsman Hall, Room F45


Friday
4
Career Fair Preparation

2-2:30pm

Huntsman Hall, Room 240


Wednesday
9
CareerFIRE

10am-3pm

Sheraton Philadelphia University City


Thursday
10
Engineering Career Day

10am-3pm

Sheraton Philadelphia University City
ENG

Friday
11
Career LINK
10am-3pm
Sheraton Philadelphia University City


Wednesday
16
Damage Control: Handling tough issues to discuss in interviews
12:45-1:15pm
Huntsman Hall, Room 265
ENG

Wednesday
16
SP2 Alumni Career Panel
2:45-3:45pm
Caster Building, Room D26/27
SP2

Friday
18
Policy and Government Fair
11am-3pm
Houston Hall


Friday
18
Accenture Case Interviewing Workshop
12-1:30pm
Huntsman Hall, Room F95
ENG

Friday
18
PMF application workshop and discussion with Penn alumna PMF
12-1:30pm
Weigle Information Commons, Class of 1968

NOTES
Monday
21
Re-Imagining Employability: Using Your Strengths in Your Career (MBTI Workshop)
2-4:30pm
CAPS, 3624 Market Street


Tuesday
22
Business Etiquette Part I
and
Business Etiquette Part II
12-2pm
McNeil Building, Room 97


Tuesday
22
Interviewing Skills & Prep Workshops
3:30-4:30pm
Steinberg Dietrich Hall, Room 107
ENG

Tuesday
22
Damage Control: Handling tough issues to discuss in interviews
4:30-5pm
Steinberg Dietrich Hall, Room 107
ENG


Wednesday
23
Intro to OCR for Tech Internship Recruiting
3-4pm
Towne Building, Room 337
ENG


Tuesday
29
Intro to OCR for Tech Internship Recruiting
1:30-2:30pm
Towne Building, Room 337
ENG


Wednesday
30
SP2 Networking Workshop
2:45-3:45pm
Caster Building, Room D28
SP2

October
Friday
2
Resume and Cover Letter Workshop
1-2pm
Huntsman Hall, Room 350
ENG

Monday
5
Job Search Series: Cover Letter Q&A
4:30-5:30pm
McNeil Building, Room 97

NOTES
Tuesday
6
Job Search Series: Harnessing the Power of LinkedIn
12-1pm
ARCH 108

NOTES

Wednesday
7

Go Government Webinar: Your Federal Career in D.C. and Beyond
2-3pm
ARCH 108


Tuesday
13
Jane Street Meet & Greet
10:30am-2pm
Towne Building, Raisler Lounge



Tuesday
13
Job Search Series: Networking
12-1pm
McNeil Building, Room 410

NOTES

Tuesday
13
Interviewing Skills & Prep Workshop
12:30-1:30pm
Houston Hall, Ben Franklin Room



Tuesday
13
Damage Control: Handling tough issues to discuss in interviews
1:30-2pm
Houston Hall, Ben Franklin Room



Wednesday
14
Go Government Webinar: Top Tips for Navigating USAJOBS.gov
2-3pm
McNeil
Building,
Room 97


Thursday
15
Immigration Made Easy
5-7pm
Towne Building, Heilmeier Hall

Wednesday
21
Lunchworking: PennDesign Boston-area alumni w/ Joe Cornish
12:30-1:30pm

DES

Wednesday
21
Go Government Webinar: Federal Resume 101
2-3pm
McNeil Building, Room 97

Wednesday
21
SP2 Resume/Cover Letter Writing Workshop
2:45-3:45pm
Caster Building, Room D28

Monday
26
Practicing Your 60-Second Pitch
12-2pm
McNeil Building, Room 97

Monday
26
Interviewing Skills & Prep Workshop
12-1pm
Houston Hall, Ben Franklin Room
ENG

Monday
26
Damage Control: Handling tough issues to discuss in interviews
1-1:30pm
Houston Hall, Ben Franklin Room


Tuesday
27
Internships in Scientific Research
12-1pm
Houston Hall, Ben Franklin Room
ENG

Wednesday
28
Lunchworking: PennDesign Boston-area alumni w/ Pallvis Biswas
12:15-1:15pm

DES

Thursday
29
Job Search Series: Interview Preparation and Practice
12:15-1:15pm
Stiteler Hall, Room B26

NOTES
Thursday
29
Job Search Series: Networking Reception for International Students
3-5pm
Graduate Student Center, Room 305


November
Wednesday
4
PennDesign Internship Panel
12:15-1:30pm
Meyerson B3
DES



Thursday
5
International Opportunties Fair
11am-3pm
Houston Hall, Bodek Lounge



Thursday
5
Job Search Strategies for International Students
5-6pm
Huntsman Hall, Room 345



Tuesday
10
Show Off Your Skills...How to create a portfolio that stands out!
12-1pm
McNeil Building, Room 97



Friday
13
PENNternships
11am-1pm
Claudia Cohen Hall, Terrace Room
ENG



Monday
16
Navigating PennLink
12-1pm
Huntsman Hall, Room G65



Wednesday
18
PennDesign Portfolio Preparation Event
12:15-1:45pm
Meyerson Hall B3
DES



Wednesday
18
Your Jobs & Internship Search: Getting Results (Strategies Beyond PennLink)
2-3pm
Houston Hall, Ben Franklin Room
ENG



Thursday
19
Job Search Series: Job Offer Negotiation
12-1pm
McNeil Building, Room 97

NOTES

December





Wednesday
2
PennDesign Walk-In Advising/Resume Reviews
12-2pm
Meyerson Hall, B3
DES



Wednesday
2
Intro to Summer OCR
12-1pm
Huntsman Hall, Room 265



Friday
4
Nursing Career Day
12-2pm
Claire M. Fagin Hall
NUR



Friday
4
Intro to Summer OCR
2-3pm
Steinberg Dietrich Hall, Room 1206



View our program archives from the Spring 2014 Master's Program Calendar (includes some Program Notes and PowerPoints)

If you have questions related to any of these programs, please call 215-898-7530.