Friday, February 20, 2009

How You Really Cope

A program from Penn's Career Services:

Coping with the Stress of Conducting a Job Search in a Bad Economy While Also Finishing a PhD, an M.A. or a Postdoc

Thursday, Feb. 26, noon-1:30
Houston Hall, Ben Franklin Room

In this workshop Meeta Kumar, Associate Director, Counseling and Psychological Services will discuss dealing with uncertainty and the stress it causes those in advanced degree programs -- particularly those in research-focused programs -- as well as strategies on coping. Julie Vick, Senior Associate Director, Career Services will give some tips on conducting a job search in a challenging economy.

Sign-ups are not required. Feel free to bring your lunch.

Yes! A seminar encouraging stress eating! I can weep, rend my clothing, and munch on off-brand Cheetos at the same time. (These are not name-brand Cheetos times.) Couldn't they at least spring for pizza?