Resources & Support On Campus
Here Penn Wharton PPI highlights some of the resources available on campus that can aid in students’ academic, career, or research pursuits.
Serves as a resource for all Penn students by providing:
- feedback on resumes and cover letters
- coaching for interviewing, networking and mentoring
- career fairs and job search support
- a database of jobs for Penn students called PennLink
Offers programs, services, online resources, and one-on-one counseling to provide students with a competitive advantage throughout their careers.
Teaches top notch career management skills and helps students explore and refine career aspirations by partnering with them to meet their individual career needs.
The core of the Barbara and Edward Netter Center for Community Partnerships’ work. ABCS students and faculty work with West Philadelphia public schools, local communities of faith and community organizations to solve critical campus and community issues in a variety of areas related to the environment, health, arts and education.
Established in 2003 to provide writing support to Penn students and faculty across the disciplines and is open to Penn students 6 days a week. In addition to providing individual writing guidance and feedback to our students, the Writing Center also presents writing workshops across campus, consults with faculty and assists them with designing and responding to writing assignments, and engages in community outreach. The Writing Center is staffed by friendly, well-qualified peer and faculty writing specialists who enjoy working with other writers, from freshmen to doctoral candidates. We are ready to help you with any aspect of the writing process:
- Analyze your writing assignments or professor feedback to determine what s/he wants
- Brainstorm topics for a paper or personal statement
- Help you plan, write, stage, or revise a research paper
- Give you feedback on cover letters, applications, proposals
- Teach you strategies for writing and organizing lengthy papers and reports
- Show you how to strengthen sentences, paragraphs, transitions, diction
- Give you tips on how to make your writing more powerful and engaging
- Identify patterns of errors in grammar and mechanics
Has helped hundreds of students find internships in Washington, engaged hundreds of alumni in mentoring and hiring interns from Penn, and organized dozens of events designed to give Penn students opportunities to explore some of the many fascinating topics addressed in the public policy arena and to meet some of the most important decision-makers in Washington.
Provides faculty, staff, and students at the University access to the university’s collection of and subscriptions to academic journals, magazines, newspapers, legal reviews, and other reference guides by topic area.
Provide support, services and programs that help faculty, staff, and students deal with issues that affect their lives at Penn.
A web-based business data research service from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. WRDS is the de facto standard for business data, providing researchers worldwide with instant access to financial, economic, and marketing data through a uniform, web-based interface. This hosted data service has become the locus for quantitative data research and is recognized by the academic and financial research community around the world as the leading business intelligence tool. WRDS provides access to COMPUSTAT, CRSP, IBES, NYSE-TAQ, Bureau van Dijk, Global Insight, OptionMetrics and other important business research databases.