Career Connections

Career Connections Job Fair

Prepare, Empower and Connect to the World of Work

Finding and securing job opportunities in your field of study is simple with Career Connections' methodical approach and customizable resources:

  • We help you research your career options early and optimize your course of study using expert Pathway coordinators and online tools like Pathful Explore
  • We find employers all around the city and bring them to you through our job database Handshake, and on campus at our Job fairs and Hot Job events
  • We help you perfect your résumé and interview skills with workshops, walk-in hours and online prep tools like Big interview

Still not sure where to start?

Students and alumni; You can come to our office during walk-in hours or make an appointment if you want to do a deep dive on your career goals and specific areas of need.

Individual appointments can be scheduled for:

  • Résumé and cover letter writing and reviewing, in person or online
  • Mock interview practice and critique
  • Job/internship search assistance
  • Review of the department's online career tools
  • Guidance when making a career change or seeking new employment

Contact us to make an appointment

Center for Business and Industry

1751 Spring Garden Street, Suite C1-34
and Bonnell BG-24
Philadelphia, PA 19130
Phone: 215-496-6176

Office Hours

Fall and Spring Semesters: Mon - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Walk-in Hours: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.


  • Michelle Talbert-Horsey, Director - Career Connections
  • Beverly Halsey, Associate Director -  Career Connections
  • Alexis Mercado, Career Connections Pathway Coordinator
  • Kari Scott, Career Connections Pathway Coordinator
  • Khadeshia Edens, Career Connections Pathway Coordinator


Career Connections provides many services to employers, including:

  • On-campus recruiting which includes table set ups; on-campus interviewing, information sessions, classroom presentations, etc.
  • Free online job posting and résumé search system
  • Career fairs
  • Specialized workshops
  • Open house events
  • Personalized meetings to discuss our services and internship participation opportunities
  • Virtual Recruitment Opportunities

Employment Fraud Alert

College students across the U.S. are being targeted in a common employment scam. Scammers advertise phony job opportunities on college employment websites and/or students receive emails on their school accounts recruiting them for fictitious positions. This “employment” may result in a financial loss, closure of the student’s bank account, adverse activity on the student’s credit record, or other negative consequences. For more information regarding this scam, please see the announcement from the FBI. If you have concerns regarding the legitimacy of a posting, please contact Career Connections.