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 email distribution lists. You may also want to print out PDFs of our program series, but view the calendar below for the complete list of programs you can attend. 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.

PROGRAM SERIES PDFs

Academic Career Conference 2015
(academic careers)

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

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September
October
November
December
Date
Program Title
Time
Location
Degree
Program

Registration/
Program
Notes

September
Tuesday
1
LinkedIn Photobooth

10am-6pm

Penn Bookstore


Tuesday
1
LinkedIn Workshop

6-7pm

Houston Hall, Bodek Lounge


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
Academic Career Conference: Write a Compelling CV and Cover Letter for Positions in Research or Teaching for Humanities & Social Sciences
12-1:30pm
ARCH 108

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

Thursday
17
Academic Career Conference: Write a Compelling CV and Cover Letter for Faculty Positions in Research or Teaching for Science, Math and Engineering
12-1:30pm
Meyerson Hall B4

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


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


Thursday
24
Academic Career Conference: Going on the Academic Job Market: Get Advice from Faculty Members in Humanities and Social Sciences
12-1:30pm
ARCH 108


October
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

Tuesday
6
Academic Career Conference: Going on the Academic Job Market: Get Advice from Faculty Members in Science, Math and Engineering
5-6:30pm
Houston Hall, Ben Franklin Room


Wednesday
7
Academic Career Conference: Talking About Your Teaching in Your Application Materials
12-1:30pm
ARCH 108


Wednesday
7

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


Thursday
8

Academic Career Conference: Talking About Your Teaching in Your Interview
12-1:30pm
ARCH 108


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

NOTES

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


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

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

Wednesday
28
Academic Career Conference: Preparing for Screening Interviews
4-5pmGraduate Student Center Room 305


NOTES
Thursday
29
Job Search Series: Interview Preparation and Practice
12:15-1:15pmStiteler Hall, Room B26NOTES
Thursday
29
Job Search Series: Networking Reception for International Students
3-5pmGraduate Student Center, Room 305
November
Monday
2
Academic Career Conference: The Insider's Guide to Graduate Education-- A Program for First-Year Doctoral Students
5-6:30pm
ARCH 108



Tuesday
3
Academic Career Conference: Putting Together a Strong Job Talk in Science, Math and Engineering
5-6:30pm
Houston Hall, Ben Franklin Room



Wednesday
4
Academic Career Conference: Putting Together a Strong Job Talk in Humanities & Social Sciences
5-6:30pm
ARCH 108



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



Thursday
5
Academic Career Conference: Finding the Right Postdoc for Your Career Goals
12-1:30pm
Houston Hall, Griski Room



Thursday
12
U.S. Employment for International Students: Job Search Advice and Immigration Options
12-1:30pm
Meyerson Hall, B4



Tuesday
17
Academic Career Conference: How to Talk About Your Research Effectively
12-1:30pm
ARCH 108



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

NOTES

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



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.