PennLink Is Down– We're hearing frantic reports from Whartonites and other OCR kids that Penn's internship database has been down for over a day. Whoops! Maybe this is a sign that you should take it easy this summer?
NewsFebruary 10, 2012 at 1:05 pm

New Site Lets You Clip It For Later

Developed with the help of a bunch of Penn grads and current students, Clipix makes the recent bookmarking craze more about organizing your own personal life, rather than sharing and re-sharing the same cat breading pictures with your network. The site’s intended as a saving tool that allows you to eventually revisit the overwhelming amount of stuff you find on the web during SOCI235.

Clipix is available to everyone and it’s also got customizable privacy settings, giving you the opportunity to keep some clipboards to yourself (like all those super exclusive internship opportunities you found while PennLink was down last night (!)) and choose with whom to share others (possible housing options with your freshman year hall BFFs). Take a peek for yourself right now, or save it for later. (See what we did there?)

NewsDecember 28, 2011 at 12:49 pm

PennLink: Hooking You Up With The Best Sex Internships

Indivly would like you to know that you can now receive academic credit for getting Facebook likes and comments and “maximiz[ing] eyeballs.” If you have strong writing skills (Yes), are familiar with online publishing (Yes…), can use Photoshop (YES) and can navigate social media (YES!), then meander on over to PennLink for a “Love+Sex internship.” Make sure to bring your cigs because we imagine you’ll want a nice, long smoke afterward. Check out the full ad after the jump.

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NewsDecember 22, 2011 at 2:02 pm

Just In Time For Spring OCR: PennLink Mobile

Suits. Info sessions. Networking. Push-up bras. Case prep. OCR is a stressful, stressful time, especially when it’s squeezed between classes, a cappella rehearsals, and studying for exams. There simply isn’t time for it all—until now!

Career Services has introduced PennLink mobile, allowing you full access to PennLink on the fly from your smartphone. Why waste even a second in this dog-eat-dog game? Drop your resume at McKinsey while walking down Locust to your BCG interview. Map out your info session trajectory during an extended bathroom break. Revise your cover letter while pretending to pay attention to that bro chatting you up at a frat party. (Wait, you’re a junior or senior. Why are you at a frat party?) Three cheers for Career Services!

NewsAugust 3, 2011 at 4:26 pm

ATTN Recent Grads: Your Dream Job Awaits In Saudi Arabia

Have you always wanted to travel to exotic places like Saudi Arabia? Does 72K a year and three months paid vacation sound good to you? If so, PennLink may have an answer to a summer spent pouring over job applications!

A tipster recently spotted this little job gem; a “high profile family from Saudi Arabia” needs a nanny! With a child psychology degree! Are you out there, dear Penn grad? If so, apply apply apply! But beware, you must be willing to spend 9 months in Saudi Arabia (no biggie there; the rest of your time will be spent jetsetting to LA and “extensive world travel”).

NewsApril 30, 2011 at 9:09 am

Horny Engineers, Please Apply

This is way better than cow milking.

NewsFebruary 8, 2011 at 10:54 am

Would Anyone Care To Be A Dairy Assistant?

Still feeling the OCR crunch while your friends are cashing signing bonuses? PennLink has a special offer for your desperate soul.  With good hygiene and an understanding of “sanitation (as it relates to animals),” you too can milk cows, sheep, and goats. Hey– when you think about it, dairy assistants aren’t that different than Wall Street. Milking poor, defenseless things for all they’re worth should be right up many a jobseeker’s alley.

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FeaturesSeptember 23, 2010 at 11:56 am

Even In A Bad Job Market, There Are Jobs To Be Had

Bemoan On Campus Recruiting and PennLink all you like. But before you write off job-browsing altogether, allow yourself a look between the lines of McKinsey and Goldman — there are postings of jobs that take degrading to a whole new level.

A posting from “Z Boss Inc.” for the position of “Executive Assistant to CEO” reads:

“I need an assistant that can plan appointments, keep up my women and keep them satisfied (planning dinners, sending them flowers, making them feel important, etc.)… picking up laundry, assorted other errands. This would be the easy part of the job. The rest would be assisting with all high-level thinking and planning that goes in to the growth of the company as well as working directly under the CEO (no pun intended).”

Obviously, this is offensive,  chauvinistic, and frankly, kind of fucked up. Obviously, this is a prank (and not even really a funny one). But the job was posted on June 9. It’s now almost October. What gives? Is Career Services playing some kind of sick joke on us (doubtful) or do these postings simply go unchecked?

CityMarch 23, 2010 at 10:56 am

Rumors No More: Apple on the Way!

A depiction of the future Apple store on Walnut Street (Philadelphia Art Commission)

While perusing PennLink today, we noticed a recent job posting that piqued our interest. While it isn’t your typical Analyst or Intern posting, it certainly got us excited for this July, when the new Apple store opens up downtown.

They’re looking for full-time and part-time specialists (aka personable SEAS kids with a knack for technology) to staff the store.

While the 1607 Walnut location wasn’t confirmed until early last November, Mac store rumors have been flying since 2004.

Needless to say, we’re even more stoked than when we first caught wind of the news.