• Global Expo

    Study Abroad, Work Abroad, Explore our Global Campus!

    Thursday, September 28 | 11:00 – 3:00 PM

    Houston Hall, 3417 Spruce Street

    The Global Expo is an opportunity for University of Pennsylvania students to learn about the many global opportunities and programs available to them both on campus around the world.  This year, the Global Expo combines the annual Penn Abroad Study Abroad Fair with a Global Careers Fair and a Global Campus Fair featuring Centers and Institutes. The Global Expo will showcase in one place the breadth and depth of international opportunities for students at Penn.  Be sure to check out our Facebook event, and let us know you are coming!

  • Penn World Stage-LIVE! Arts & Culture Showcase

    Thursday, September 28 | 5:00 – 7:00 PM

    Perry World House, 3803 Locust Walk


    Join Penn Global on Thursday, September 28th at 5:00PM for the inaugural Penn World Stage – LIVE! Arts & Culture Showcase!  This event will feature outdoor performances by Penn student performing arts groups, winning photos from this year’s #WorldatPenn Photo Contest, and a selection of local vendors serving a variety of international cuisine.  Come celebrate the creative and international communities at Penn!  Be sure to check out our Facebook event, and let us know you are coming!

Other Penn Global Week Events

Penn Language Center's Crossroads - Lead with Languages

Monday - Friday, September 25 - 29 | 11:50 AM - 12:10 PM

Patio @ 37th and Locust Walk

PLC will focus everyday on teaching you a few essential words in many different languages from around the world. Join us at the Crossroads, travel the globe with us and learn to speak a few words in Indonesian, Kannada, Malagasy, Pashto, Quechua, Swahili, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu, Uzbek, Yoruba, and many more!


London Calling: Learn about how to apply to Graduate School and succeed in the UK

Hosted by the Center for Undergraduate Research & Fellowships (CURF)

Thursday, September 28 | 3:30 - 4:30 PM

Fireside Lounge (Room 200) of the ARCH Building, 3601 Locust Walk

Discover how you can gain your Master's degree in a year or a PHD degree in 3 years from world leading universities and gain an international experience that will set you apart!


Penn Museum Tour: Cultures in the Crossfire: Stories from Syria and Iraq

Hosted by the Penn Museum

Thursday, September 28 | 4:30 - 5:00 PM*

Departure Point: Kress Entrance

*Instructions: All tour guides will meet their guests at the Kress Entrance to the Museum five minutes before the tour start time. Note: The Kress Entrance is approached from Convention Avenue, not South Street. For more information, please visit the Penn Museum website.


Fellowships 101 Information Session

Hosted by the Center for Undergraduate Research & Fellowships (CURF)

Thursday, September 28 | 6:00 - 7:00 PM

Fireside Lounge (Room 200), ARCH Building, 3601 Locust Walk

A broad overview of the Who, What, When, Where, Why, and How of fellowships. 


Webinar: Learn How to Use Devex to Land a Job in International Development

Hosted by Career Services

Friday, September 29 | 12:00 PM EST

*This will be a virtual webinar. 

As part of Penn Global Week, join Devex’s Associate Director of Global Membership, Stephanie Eichmann, as she discusses how to land a job in international development. The presentation will cover:

  • ​Employment landscape: trends in development hiring including the most in demand regions and sectors

  • Types of employers

  • Types of positions

  • Finding the job: tips to focus your job search

  • Tips for breaking in - how to get your foot in the door

  • How to use Devex to further your job search and career development This session will be particularly helpful for anyone interested in global careers, international development, multi-national NGOs and non-profits including The International Center for Research on Women (ICRW), RTI International, Agribusiness Systems International (ASI), IREX, and many more.

Register on Handshake https://upenn.joinhandshake.com/events/90417 before 4:30 pm on Thursday(September 28th) to be emailed an invitation, or join the webinar day-of at http://www.uberconference.com/stephaniedevex


Nursing Study Abroad and International Opportunity Info Session

Hosted by the School of Nursing

Friday, September 29 | 12:00 - 1:00 PM

Fagin Hall, Room 208

This information session is intended for Nursing students interested in participating in NURS 545: Maternal and Infant Care in the Americas.


Info Session: Summer and Short-Term Opportunities Abroad for SEAS Students

Hosted by Penn Engineering - Research and Academic Services

Friday, September 29 | 12:30 - 1:30 PM

Greenberg Lounge, 114 Skirkanich Hall

Presentation and Q&A to inform engineering students of summer opportunities and experiences available to SEAS students. 


Info Session: Global Internship Program

Hosted by Penn Abroad

Friday, September 29 | 2:00 - 3:00 PM

Penn Abroad, International House Philadelphia, 3701 Chestnut Street

This information session is designed for freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and first-year master's students who are interested in pursuing an 8-12 week internship abroad in Summer 2018.


Info Session: Penn Global Seminars (PGS) for Spring 2018 Courses

Hosted by Penn Abroad

Friday, September 29 | 3:00 - 4:00 PM

Penn Abroad Conference Room, International House Philadelphia, 3701 Chestnut Street

Join us to learn about the many upcoming Penn Global Seminars (PGS) being offered in the spring 2018 semester! PGS courses are semester-long campus courses that have an embedded travel component, and are generously funded by Penn Global. Most PGS courses are open to all majors and have no pre-requisites.

Penn Museum Tour: The Classical World

Hosted by the Penn Museum

Friday, September 29 | 4:00 - 5:00 PM*

Departure Point: Kress Entrance

*Instructions: All tour guides will meet their guests at the Kress Entrance to the Museum five minutes before the tour start time. Note: The Kress Entrance is approached from Convention Avenue, not South Street. For more information, please visit the Penn Museum website.