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

Faculty Conversations 2016
(academic careers)

Job Search Series S'2016
(general skills workshops for
all career paths)

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January
February
March
April
Date
Program Title
Time
Location
Registration/
Program
Notes
January

Wednesday
20


Faculty Conversations:
Preparing for Campus Interviews  - Humanities & Social Sciences
5 - 6:30pm
Houston Hall, Golkin Room

Thursday
21
Job Search Series:
Converting Your CV to a Resume
12 - 1pm
McNeil
Building,
Room 97
NOTES
Wednesday
27

Faculty Conversations: Preparing for Campus Interviews - Science, Math & Engineering
5-6:30pm
Houston Hall, Ben Franklin Room

February
Thursday
11
Faculty Conversations: Understanding Tenure
5-6:30pm
McNeil
Building,
Room 97

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

Thursday
18
Start-Up Career Fair
11am-3pm
Houston Hall
Friday
19
Spring Career Fair
11am-3pm
Houston
Hall

Tuesday
23
Job Search Series: Networking
12-1:30pm
McNeil Building, Room 97
NOTES
Thursday
25
Webinar: How to Stand Out in the Application Process (Federal Employment)
3-4pm
McNeil
Building,
Room 97

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

March
Wednesday
2
Faculty Conversations: Exploring Faculty Careers at Teaching-Focused Institutions
5-6:30pm

Houston Hall, Golkin Room


Thursday
3
Lunchworking: International Faculty Careers-- Dr. Laurel MacKenzie
11am-12pm

McNeil Building, Room 70


Thursday
3

Faculty Conversations: Building Effective Communications with your Advisor and Mentors
12:30- 2pm

ARCH 108

NOTES
Thursday
10
Lunchworking: International Faculty Careers-- Dr. Cindy Chan
1:15-2:15pm
McNeil Building, Room 70

Tuesday
15

Job Search Series: U.S. Employment for International Students
2-3:30pm
Fisher Bennett Hall, Room 401
NOTES

Wednesday
16
Faculty Conversations: Talking About Diversity in the Job Search and Faculty Careers
5-6:30pm
Houston Hall, Ben Franklin Room


Thursday
17
Job Search Series: Interview Preparation and Practice
12-1:30pm
McNeil Building, Room 97NOTES
Wednesday
23
Lunchworking: International Faculty Careers-- Dr. Noah Shusterman
11am-12pm
McNeil
Building,
Room 70

Wednesday
30

Job Search Series: Negotiating Offers
12-1pm
McNeil Building, Room 97
NOTES
April
Friday
1
Career Discovery Day for Humanities and Social Sciences PhD Students and Postdocs
10:30am-3:30pm
Houston Hall, Bodek Lounge
Wednesday
6
Using the MBTI in Career Planning: a workshop presented by CAPS and Career Services
1-3:30pm
CAPS, 3624 Market Street


Wednesday
13
Faculty Conversations: Preparing for the Academic Job Search
4:30-6:30pm
Stiteler Hall, Room B26

NOTES

Wednesday
20
Faculty Conversations: Preparing for your First Year as a Faculty Member
5-6:30pm
ARCH 108

Monday
25
Careers in Data Science and Data Engineering
1:15-2:30pm
Annenberg, Room 111


View our program archives from the Fall 2015 PhD and Postdoc Program Calendar (includes some Program Notes and PowerPoints)

If you have questions related to any of the Spring 2016 programs, please call 215-898-7530.