Looking for a job or have a position to fill? The Wharton Club of Philadelphia is the place for you!
First and foremost - if you've joined our Club:
We need members to work on our Job Board! If you would like to do so, please e-mail Club President Gloria Rabinowitz.
(Current paid members only).
It may help you whether you are looking for a job or have one or more to fill. Please let us know about positions of which you're aware so that we can begin to add them to the Job Board! E-mail Club President Gloria Rabinowitz.
”Business is our Business. Managing Your Career is Your Business—A Life Time Pursuit.” That was the theme of The Philadelphia Club’s Career Development Series. As part of your lifelong responsibility of managing your career, one of the best ways to do this is to join and actively participate in the Philadelphia Club's many programs. Volunteer to help the Club and you will find you will receive an excellent return for your time and you will increase your networking potential greatly.
Just find an area of interest, such as membership, marketing, programming, or other that might interest you and expands your horizons, and let us know what you'd like to do. You do not need experience, but an energy and a focus on doing the best work are key.
Here are some additional options for you to consider:
In process: Wharton Club of Philadelphia's Job Board
We are working on a job board and need volunteers to help. This is a great opportunity to create a vehicle to help yourself, job-seekers, recruiters and as well as to add value to your Wharton degree. Whether you are a job-seeker, need to fill positions, are looking for summer interns, this is an excellent opportunity to design and implement a very useful tool.
Career Related Websites
Check out the Wharton Alumni site. You can find information such as when the next homecoming is scheduled and how to get a lifelong Wharton email address.
There are substantial resources available to Wharton's undergraduate alumni @ http://www.vpul.upenn.edu/careerservices/undergrad/whartonalumni.html.
The Wharton School’s MBA Career Management Office provides career services and has recently introduced the following features available online:
• Career Search - a powerful search tool for finding company contacts
• Execu-Planet Career Tools - a comprehensive alumni career resource portal
• Salary & Relocation Resources - resource for comparing salaries, negotiation and moving
• ExecuNet Career Letter - a monthly e-newsletter for Wharton Alumni with job market trends, recommendations of thought-provoking or helpful articles, a resource review and a helpful career tip.
• Career Coach Referral List - available to assist alumni successfully navigate job transitions, networking and professional development.
Go to the School's career site to obtain more complete information. There are many excellent links to well-researched Internet resources for job listings and career guidance. The site includes the school's job listings and the school's Alumni Database, also known as WAVE (Wharton Alumni Virtual Experience. "Catching the WAVE" may help you find long lost classmates and other Wharton alumni in addition to providing a life long e-mail address for you.
There are several excellent career-related sites on the Web. In addition to job leads, many contain ideas on varied aspects of the job-seeking process, from getting leads and drafting a better resume to handling tough interview questions.
A few of the more popular sites are:
• www.hotjobs.com (describes itself as a leading Internet-based recruiting solutions company)
• www.jobdirect.com (major focus is students)
• www.jobtrak.com (cites Forbes quote, that it's the "best site for students and recent grads looking for their first job or internship;" claims it's used by 100% of Fortune 500 and over 500,000 other firms, as well as more than 1,000 colleges, universities and MBA programs)
• www.monster.com(one of most popular and most massive sites, living up to its name)
• http://www.thevault.com(can search profiles of 3000 of world's top employers)
After you visit one or more of these sites, we'd welcome the opportunity to post your comments and learn of your job search results. Just send any comments or news to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Reference librarians are a great resource in finding information, online or in print, that may assist you. You can gain access to the Wharton School's Lippincott Library.
Wharton Undergraduates are served by Penn Career Services; here is the link to the Penn Career Services website: http://www.vpul.upenn.edu/careerservices/wharton/