As the school year comes to an end and Career Services begins analyzing this year’s data for on-campus recruiting, the “Class of 2013 has had a very successful recruitment year,” Director of Career Services Pat Rose said.
As the end of the school year draws near, some students’ job searches are still in full swing.
Don’t bank on double majoring to guarantee a job after graduation.
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced in March that petitions for H-1B international work visas — which allow internationals to temporarily live and work in the United States for three years—will be limited to 65,000 for the 2014 Fiscal Year.
With the implementation of a new spring deadline for juniors, Teach for America is widening the breadth of its applicant pool.
Just one year away from its full implementation in 2014, the Affordable Care Act continues to raise concerns as many consider the effects it may have on national full-time employment.
According to a political poll conducted by The Daily Pennsylvanian this past fall, only 70 percent of the 1,305 students who responded to a question on postgraduate employment said they planned to enter the workforce immediately after graduation.
Some students at Penn plan to pursue international careers.
As seniors are hunting for jobs in the beginning of second semester and through on-campus recruiting, students still unemployed continue to explore a variety of options to find jobs post-graduation. “”:http://www.thedp.com/r/e4be5dc2Students who do not have jobs secured right after graduation are not alone. According to the Career Plans Survey for the Class of 2012, 17 percent of employed students accepted job offers after graduation.”“:http://www.thedp.com/r/e4be5dc2
Not everyone on the premed track plans on heading to medical school after graduation.
While many students at Penn follow what might be typically termed a “premed” academic path, not all of those students plan on becoming doctors, or even entering the health care field.
Students who participate in Penn Greek life speak of the strong bonds they acquire through their sororities and fraternities – bonds that extend to their careers. Some of the benefits include OCR advice and alumni networking.
Penn is a catalytic environment full of budding entrepreneurs. For all of those wishing to delve into the world of startups, below is a rough outline of where and how to get started on a path to entrepreneurial success.
Proposed House Bill No. 94 could completely transform the role of Pennsylvania’s representation in the Electoral College — the institution that directly elects the president and vice president of the United States.
As the spring semester scrambles to a start, so too do student job searches. Many students are conducting their job hunts this year without the use of on-campus recruiting, a Career Services program that brings employers to Penn for on-campus interviews and recruitment presentation sessions.
Despite Career Services’ recent social media push, only about 85 responses to their assessment surveys have been recorded. The surveys are part of a larger process that began in October.
The Career Plans Survey, released by Career Services, reveals that 75 percent of School of Nursing graduates obtained full-time employment, a major increase from 59 percent full-time employment for graduates of the class of 2011.
College Day — an annual event sponsored by the Undergraduate Assembly in partnership with the Office of Government and Community Affairs and co-sponsored by the Office of Admissions — welcomed middle school students from Lea Elementary School to be honorary Quakers for a day.
On Thursday night, the Alice Paul Center & The Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies Program held a discussion outlining pertinent issues in the upcoming elections.
College Green buzzed with energy Saturday afternoon as students, campus-goers and a Ben Franklin impersonator milled around Skimmer Fest, a combination of Skimmer and Fall Fest.