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 2016 programs, please contact the Career Services advising team for your school.

PROGRAM SERIES PDFs

PennDesign Programming
Spring 2016

Job Search Series S'2016
(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
13
Intro to Summer OCR
3-4pm
Steinberg Dietrich Hall, Room 1206ENG

Wednesday
13
Resume & Cover Letter Workshop
4-5pm
Steinberg Dietrich Hall, Room 1206
ENG

Friday
15
Intro to Summer OCR
1-2pm
Huntsman Hall, Room 240
ENG

Wednesday
20
Job & Internship Search
3-4pm
Huntsman Hall, Room 250
ENG

Thursday
21
Job Search Series: Converting your CV to a Resume
12-1:30pm
McNeil Building, Room 97

NOTES
Thursday
21
Show Off Your Skills...How to Create a Portfolio that Stands Out!
3:30-4:30pm
Huntsman Hall, Room 250


Friday
22
Interviewing Prep & Skills Workshop
2-3pm
Huntsman Hall, Room 240
ENG

Friday
22
Damage Control: Handling Tough Issues to Discuss in Interviews
3-3:30pm
Huntsman Hall, Room 240


Tuesday
26
Case Interviewing Workshop
3-4pm
Steinberg Dietrich Hall, Room 351


Wednesday
27
Interviewing Prep & Skills Workshop
12-1pm
Huntsman Hall, Room 355
ENG

Wednesday
27
Damage Control: Handling Tough Issues to Discuss in Interviews
1-1:30pm
Huntsman Hall, Room 355


Thursday
28
Business Etiquette I &II
Business Etiquette I
&
Business Etiquette II
12 - 1pm
&
1 - 2pm
McNeil Bldg. Room 97


Thursday
28
Interviewing Do's & Don'ts (Sponsored by the Trustees Council of Penn Women)
7-8pm
Huntsman Hall


Friday
29
PDAA Portfolio Review Event
5-7:30pm
Meyerson Hall
DES

February
Tuesday
2
Interviewing Preparation & Skills Workshop

2-3pm

Houston Hall, Golkin Room
ENG

Friday
5
Resume & Cover Letter Workshop

1-2pm

Huntsman Hall, Room F65
ENG

Wednesday
10
Bloomberg Day

11am-2pm

Levine Hall Lobby


Wednesday
10
PennDesign Walk-ins

12-2pm

Meyerson Hall
DES

Wednesday
10
Presentation by Eva Moskowitz

5-7pm

Huntsman Hall, G65


Friday
12
Career Fair Preparation Workshop
2-2:30pm
Huntsman Hall, Room 240


Monday
15
Career Fair Preparation Workshop
3-3:30pm
Huntsman Hall, Room 340


Wednesday
17
Creative Career Fair
11am-3pm
Houston Hall, Bodek Lounge

Wednesday
17
PennDesign Careers in Planning and Historic Preservation
12:15-1:45pm
Meyerson Hall B3DES

Thursday
18
Start-Up Career Fair
11am-3pm
Houston Hall


Thursday
18
Webinar: Security Clearance 101, Careers in Federal Government
3-4pm
McNeil Building, Room 97


Friday
19
Spring Career Fair
11am-3pm
Houston
Hall


Tuesday
23
Job Search Series: Networking
12-1:30pm
McNeil Building, Room 97

NOTES
Wednesday
24
PennDesign Talking About Your Portfolio
12:15-1:30pm
Meyerson Hall B3
DES


Thursday
25
Job & Internship Search
3-4pm
Huntsman Hall, Room F65
ENG


Thursday
25
Webinar: How to Stand Out in the Application Process (Federal Employment)
3-4pm
McNeil Building, Room 97

Thursday
25
Sustainability Panel
5:30-7:30pm
Cafe 58, Irvine Auditorium

Friday
26
PennDesign Career Connection Day
1-4pm
Meyerson HallDES

March
Tuesday
1
Harnessing the Power of LinkedIn
5-6pm
Houston Hall, Ben Franklin Room


Wednesday
2
PennDesign Interviewing Workshop
12:15-1:30pm
Meyerson Hall B3
DES
NOTES
Tuesday
15
U.S. Employment for International Students: Job Search Advice and Immigration Options Q & A
2-3:30pm
Fisher Bennett Hall, Room 401

NOTES

Wednesday

16

PennDesign Careers in Architecture & Landscape Architecture
12:15-1:45pm
Meyerson Hall B3DES

Wednesday
16
SP2 Employer Meet & Greet
2:30-4pm
Caster
Building,
Room
D26/27
SP2


Thursday
17
Job Search Series: Interview Preparation and Practice
12-1:30pm
McNeil Building, Room 97
NOTES

Wednesday
23
Using the MBTI in Career Planning: A Workshop for International Students
1-3:30pm
CAPS, 3624 Market Steet


Wednesday
30
Job Search Series:
Negotiating Offers
12 - 1pm
McNeil
Building,
Room 97

NOTES
April
Wednesday
6
Using the MBTI in Career Planning: A Workshop Presented by CAPS and Career Services
1-3:30pm
CAPS, 3624 Market Street



View our program archives from the Fall 2015 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.