David Britto


Recent articles:



Employment report forecasts job growth for grads

Employers nationwide are expected to hire 10.2 percent more new college graduates this academic year than during 2010-2011. This trend is partially manifested at Penn, but Career Services expects high numbers of offers..




ESL program teaches slang to foreign students

‘SLANGuage,’ a free ESL class hosted by The Christian Association at Penn, aims to educate students about idioms and slang language that they might not learn in a more formal English language course.


Student interns unpaid but undeterred

According to Career Services’ recently released Summer Internship Survey Reports for students in the College of Arts and Sciences, 19 percent of rising seniors took unpaid work last summer.

Employers look to social media for recruitment

A study released by Bullhorn Reach, a division of the recruiting software company Bullhorn Inc., reveals that social media websites such as Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn are set to become important recruitment tools for employers.





Med School scavenger hunt hopes to spread awareness about cardiac arrest

The MyHeartMap Challenge, which will run until Mar. 13, aims to draw awareness to automatic external defibrillators in the Philadelphia county. Through a scavenger hunt open to the public, the contest offers monetary prizes to groups that can locate the most defibrillators — machines that release electric shocks to the heart to restore normal heart rhythms after cardiac arrest.