Applying to Work at Penn
This page applies primarily to candidates interested in staff positions. If you are a candidate for a faculty position, please visit our faculty job site.
Our 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.
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.
All jobs fall under a specific School or Center. All jobs are assigned a grade. The grade corresponds to the salary range of the position. Positions are graded 22-31 and A-H (technology roles), as well as various specialty grades including RES (research), LIM (limited service – 9 and 10 month positions) and UNG (ungraded).
Penn Jobs Center
If you don't have internet access, visit the Penn Job Center (managed by AppleOne Employment Services). AppleOne is Penn’s onsite provider of temporary staffing services for professional and support-level talent. Computers are available from 8am–5pm, Monday–Friday at the following location:
The Penn Job Center
3440 Market Street
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.
Over 50% of Penn's open positions are research-related, with others in the fields of accounting, office support, information technology, management, facilities, security, food service and others.
For general questions, contact (215) 898-7284 from 8am–5pm EST. 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 or you can monitor the status online.