Career Development

Thursday, October 1, 2015 - 11:30am - 12:30pm
Lauren Cristella, Director of Student Affairs & Strategic Operations, will lead a workshop covering the etiquette of LinkedIn outreach and its usefulness in expanding your network and setting up informational interviews.  She will also touch on best practices in setting up a personal profile. At the end of the workshop, all participants will have the opportunity to  take head shots...
Fall 2015
The Florida Policy Institute is hiring a policy analyst to engage in research, analysis and advocacy on state policies that provide Floridians with the opportunity to succeed and become economically secure. The Institute is a non-partisan, non-profit research and advocacy organization that develops and promotes policies that foster economic opportunity and prosperity for all Floridians, with a...
The Florida Policy Institute (FPI) is a member of the State Priorities Partnership, a network of state organizations operating in conjunction with the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities in Washington to provide independent, non-partisan analysis of state budget and tax policy. Position Overview: The Director of Communications is a senior level position responsible for creating and...
Friday, April 10, 2015 - 1:00pm
At this workshop, Patricia Berrini from Penn's Worklife Office will be speaking at Fels about how one's unique strengths can correspond to certain types of careers, how they can be utilized in a workplace, as well as how they can best be complemented by coworkers' strengths. We will be using Gallup's Clifton StrengthsFinder assessment as a starting point for this workshop.StrengthsFinder results...
Spring 2015
Friday, February 6, 2015 - 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us for the first of four career development events in the month of February! From learning about new career paths to landing a job and Getting Stuff Done, you can cultivate your network to help you succeed. In this session, students will learn how to establish a diverse array of contacts, maintain your connections and mobilize your network to your advantage. This session will be led by our...
Spring 2015
Friday, November 14, 2014 - 7:00am
Don't miss this opportunity to meet Fels alums working in DC.  We will be providing a bus for students that will leave the Fels residence around 7am on the 14th.  There will be an opportunity to join a morning and afternoon meeting with Fels alums at various organizations as well as a networking lunch with Fels staff, students and alums. Students please RSVP here to help us plan visits...
Fall 2014
Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - 11:00am - 3:00pm
If you want to make an impact through your career, help the country or tackle policy issues - consider a career in public policy and government! On October 7th, University of Pennsylvania Career Services will welcome over 20 organizations to Philadelphia for their annual Policy and Government Career Fair. This is an incredible opportunity to meet face-to-face with representatives from the State...
Fall 2014
Friday, September 19, 2014 - 2:00pm
Hadi Khan is visiting Fels from Pakistan and would be glad to meet with Felsians interested in exploring work in international development, particularly education in developing countries, post-Fels. He will be sharing job search resources, types of jobs available in the development sector and how to secure one. Hadi graduated from Fels in 2012 and is currently managing education programs in...
Fall 2014
Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Join Women of Fels for this empowering, hands-on workshop exploring gender differences in risk aversion and negotiation. Fiona Greig, Fels Professor and Deputy Budget Director for the City of Philadelphia, will facilitate this session focusing on these issues through the lens of public sector salary negotiation. Participants will examine their own negotiation styles, explore useful strategies,...
Fall 2014
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Lauren Cristella, Director of Strategic Operations, will lead a workshop covering the etiquette of LinkedIn outreach and its usefulness in expanding your network and setting up informational interviews.  She will also touch on best practices in setting up a personal profile. At the end of the workshop, all participants will have the opportunity to  take head shots to use for their...
Fall 2014
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