Penn pioneered professional education in America and continues to set the pace today with outstanding graduate and professional programs.
Creating atomic water filters
A vast majority of the earth’s water is salty, making it unfit for people to drink. Researchers are working on a technology that could potentially offer a new method of desalinating water that would be both fast and scalable.
Graduate Student Center
Penn's graduate lounge and campus hub for graduate student activities.
Counselors assist masters students with educational or professional advancement, and work with doctoral students and postdocs to leverage their PhDs for positions in or outside of academia.
Center for Teaching and Learning
CTL promotes teaching excellence at Penn through individual consultations as well as group workshops and discussions. All levels of instructors participate in CTL programming and consultation services, from teaching assistants to senior faculty.
Graduate Student Resource Guide
Describes all the resources available to graduate and professional students on campus, from financial and academic services to housing, dining, and cultural activities.
International Teaching Assistant (ITA) Testing and Training
Certification and training for all Penn teaching assistants who use English as a second language.
Graduate Student Organizations
A comprehensive list of Penn’s graduate and professional student organizations. Two notable organizations are the Graduate and Professional Students Assembly (GAPSA), which represents graduate and professional students across the University, and the Fontaine Society for Ph.D. students from groups least represented nationally in their disciplines.