Applying to Work at Penn

Staff Positions at the University of Pennsylvania

Penn's online jobs site allows candidates to easily search and apply for open staff positions. Once you’ve applied for a position, you’ll receive email updates on the status of your application or you can monitor the status online.

If you are a candidate for a faculty position, please visit our faculty job site.

For Penn Medicine job listings, visit

Tips for Searching

Jobs are posted on a daily basis. Check our site often to ensure that you do not miss a posting that may match your skill set. You can search for jobs using different variables such as keywords, job family, and posting date.

Over 50% of Penn's open positions are research-related. Penn also offers opportunities in the fields such as accounting, office support, information technology, management, facilities, security, food service and more.

Penn Jobs Center

If you don't have internet access, you may search for jobs and submit applications at the Penn Job Center (managed by AppleOne Employment Services, Penn’s onsite provider of temporary staffing services for professional and support-level talent).

Job Center computers are available from 8am–5pm, Monday–Friday at:

The Penn Job Center (AppleOne)

3440 Market Street
Suite 105
Philadelphia, PA 19104


Penn's Hiring Officers will contact highly qualified candidates directly to coordinate interviews. Prior to an interview, you will be asked to complete an online employment application if you have not already done so.

Tracking Your Applications

Due to the significant volume of open positions, we regret that we cannot answer your questions about application status. Once you’ve applied for a position, you’ll receive email updates on the status of your application. You can monitor the status online.

For general questions, contact the Penn Employee Solution Center online or call (215) 898-7372 9am–5pm EST.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

The University of Pennsylvania values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. The University of Pennsylvania does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected class status in the administration of its admissions, financial aid, educational or athletic programs, or other University-administered programs or in its employment practices. Questions or complaints regarding this policy should be directed to the Executive Director of the Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Programs, Sansom Place East, 3600 Chestnut Street, Suite 228, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6106; or (215) 898-6993 (Voice) or (215) 898-7803 (TDD).

Requesting Reasonable Accommodations for the Online Application Process

Consistent with our commitment to equal employment opportunity, the University of Pennsylvania provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who need assistance in applying electronically for a position with the University, unless doing so would impose an undue hardship. To request a reasonable accommodation for this purpose, please email or call (215) 898-6993.

Reasonable accommodation requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

Opportunities with Penn Service Providers

Learn more about job opportunities with Penn service providers.