Professional Resources

The University offers and extensive array of professional resources designed to help students, postdocs, and staff with work-related tasks and career development opportunities.

Library Resources

Penn Libraries is comprised by 17 different libraries offer amazing resources to all members of the Penn community.  In addition to borrowing, Penn Libraries offers events and seminars; workshops; meeting space, and AV equipment rentals.

The newly renovated Biotech Commons offers key resources to PSOM


The library offers both access and support to reference manager software, including Zotero and RefWorks.

Need to design 3D printing,  teach a class, manage research profile,  or facilitate a unique project? Penn libraries provides access to a wide range of software to users, either for free or reduced licensing fees.

EZProxy Access 

Need to access electronic resources, including PubMed, while off-campus?  Set up access through EZProxy.

3D and Poster Printing

For poster printing, biotech commons offers both appointment for in-person review and support or their email to print option. Quick, easy, and affordable, it a great option for printing meeting posters!

Do you have the need to create a 3D model for your research project?  The Biotech Commons currently offers free 3D printing services for academic, clinical and research projects.

Workshops and Courses

LinkedIn Learning

Penn Information Systems and Computing (ISC) provided access to LinkedIn Learning courses. Covering topics from software tutorials (MS Office, Adobe products) to project management and teaching, this lesser-known resource can be extremely useful.

Human Resources (Staff only)

Faculty and staff have access to career tools & resources; trainings, courses, & webinars; tuition benefits; and more.  Visit the HR website for full list of resources.

Career Development

Career Services

Career Services serves all members of the Penn community.  Resume/CV help, interviewing skills, tips on writing letters of recommendation, career fairs, and more.  Check out the the Career Services website for details on all of their offerings.

BPP Offerings (Postsdocs only)

Free affiliate membership to National Postdoctoral Association

Career Services postdoc walk-in hours

BGS Offerings (Students only)

Career Blog 

Career Paths Mentoring Program