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Professional & Career Development

The Office of Student Affairs on both campuses provides a comprehensive suite of career support services designed to assist students in reaching their personal and professional goals.  Services include guidance in developing a personalized career development plan as well as assistance with CV-resume development, interview preparation and job search strategies.  To accommodate our student body, students may schedules both day and evening appointments.  In addition to in-person advising, students also have access to program-specific online career planning resources via Nucleus, the PCOM student portal.  

 

Shadowing and Summer Program Opportunities

Shadowing opportunities and information about seminars, fellowships, and educational events are available in the Office of Student Affairs.

 

DO Student Career Services

We are so proud of our DO graduates and their accomplishments!  Congratulations to the Class of 2012 on their successful match season.  For a listing of the programs where our students matched to residencies, please click here.

Fourth year students in the DO program are required to apply for most internships and residencies through the ERAS application service.  The Office of Students Affairs coordinates this process. 

If you are a third year DO, you can access more residency selection information via nucleus, the student portal.  Sign into nucleus and click on the "Career" tab to access these residency resources.

If you are a fourth year DO, you can access residency application information through nucleus, the student portal.  Sign into nucleus and click on the "ERAS" tab to access these residency resources.  If you have any questions about your supporting documents, the application procedures, or deadlines, please check the "ERAS" tab on nucleus. 

If you are an alumni of PCOM and are applying to residencies through ERAS, please contact the Office of Student Affairs at (215) 871-6870 for procedures.

Graduate Programs and Pharmacy Students

Students have access to program-specific online career planning resources via Nucleus, the student portal, where students have access to career outlook projections, sample resumes and cover letters, and much more.

With the variety of career path options available to graduates of PCOM's academic programs, students often request guidance in developing a personalized career search plan.  Appointments are available during the day and in the evening to meet this need.

Work Study Programs

Each academic year, more than 200 students participate in the PCOM Work Study program.  Students looking to reduce their financial loans and earn money are eligible to work up to 20 hours per week in a variety of PCOM offices.  Work study information sessions are held at the start of the first term each academic year. 

Last Updated: 7/7/14