Alumni Resources

Career and Job Search Advising

Alumni are invited toschedule a phone or in-person appointment with a Career Services counselor for the school from which they graduated.  Career counselors are happy to discuss topics including career transitions, job searches, offer negotiations, and resumes and cover letters.  (Note: If you have a degree from more than one school at Penn, you may see a counselor from the school(s) of your choice.)


 Job Search Software

Looking for a job or internship? Access Handshake, a new and improved platform replacing PennLink, using your PennKey username and password. (Note: Handshake is for Penn students and degree recipients served by Career Services. To confirm your eligibility, see http://www.vpul.upenn.edu/careerservices/eligibility.php )For more information, visit the Penn Career Services website: http://www.vpul.upenn.edu/careerservices/handshake.     

For Wharton MBA alumni, see https://mbacareers.wharton.upenn.edu/
For Law School alumni, see https://www.law.upenn.edu/careers/  

Need help organizing your search? Jobtreks software is a personal organizational tool and CRM for job search that is available for Penn Alumni at a discounted rate.  Use Jobtreks rather than a spreadsheet to organize all aspects of your job search and track target companies, contracts, job postings & applications, documents, such as resume and cover letters, and to-dos.  You'll also have access to Jobtreks' database of companies, interview preparation tools, 30+ job boards, and more.

Penn alumni can purchase a discounted annual subscription for $49.  Click here to sign up for Jobtreks account and enter discount code: pennalum

 

Graduate and Professional School Advising

Career Services counselors are available to advise alumni on many aspects of applying to graduate and professional programs including applications, admissions requirements, researching programs, essays, and financial aid. Counselors invite alumni to schedule in-person or phone appointments.


Additional Resources:

Career Coaching
Job Listings
Interviewing, Networking, and Resume Writing Tips
Resources by Career Field
Alumni Services: Diplomas, Transcript Requests & Verification of Dates Attended