University of Pennsylvania Overview

  • www.upenn.edu
  • Philadelphia, PA
  • 10000+ Employees
  • 1740
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The University of Pennsylvania was founded by Benjamin Franklin when he had a little down time between establishing a country and experimenting with lightning. Since opening its doors to students in 1751, the Ivy League university has accumulated a notable list of ...

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University of Pennsylvania Reviews

4.3
86%
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"Great place to be for a PhD in Bioengineering"

Jan 24, 2022 - Researcher, PhD Candidate in Philadelphia, PA

Pros

- Great value for your money in a large city like Philly
- Lots of entertainment and fun in the city
- Great quality education
- Exceptional networking if you take advantage of the opportunities

Cons

- Can be sketchy in some areas so you have to be careful
- Low pay characteristic of all PhD programs
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Diversity & Inclusion at University of Pennsylvania

4.1
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University of Pennsylvania Interviews

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Positive72%
Negative10%
Neutral17%
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Applied online63%
Campus Recruiting13%
Employee Referral9%
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    The interview was good. They asked me some questions. I thought the questions were good and thorough. They were interested in my experience both educational and professional. Overall positive experience.
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University of Pennsylvania Awards & Accolades

  • National Top 50 Green CompaniesGreen Power Partnership2012
  • Best Places to Work for CommutersNational Center for Transit Research at USF2012

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What is paid time off like at University of Pennsylvania?

...Penn offers great benefits including tuition benefits, time off, additional maternity and paternity leave, and a week off for the holidays...

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