Patricia Rose

Director of Career Services
University of Pennsylvania

Patricia Rose is Director of Career Services at the University of Pennsylvania. In that capacity she oversees career advising and programming, graduate/professional school advising, employer outreach and recruiting for all Penn undergraduates and graduate students in nine schools. She previously worked with Wharton MBA’s, and ran a program to help non-business PhD’s make the transition to the corporate world. She holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in English, and before embarking on an administrative career she taught English at liberal arts colleges and at Penn, where she did her graduate work.

Pat Rose speaks frequently to students, alumni and business groups on career management topics and employment trends. She is the Clerk of the School Committee (board of trustees) of Germantown Friends School. In her spare time, she roots (futilely) for the Philadelphia Phillies and Eagles.