The Office of Student Affairs on both campuses provides a comprehensive suite of career
support services designed to assist students in reaching their personal and professional
goals. Services include guidance in developing a personalized career development
plan as well as assistance with CV-resume development, interview preparation and job
search strategies. To accommodate our student body, students may schedules both day
and evening appointments. In addition to in-person advising, students also have access
to program-specific online career planning resources via Nucleus, the PCOM student
Shadowing and Summer Program Opportunities
Shadowing opportunities and information about seminars, fellowships, and educational
events are available in the Office of Student Affairs.
DO Student Career Services
We are so proud of our DO graduates and their accomplishments! Congratulations to
the Class of 2012 on their successful match season. For a listing of the programs
where our students matched to residencies, please click here.
Fourth year students in the DO program are required to apply for most internships
and residencies through the ERAS application service. The Office of Students Affairs
coordinates this process.
If you are a third year DO, you can access more residency selection information via
nucleus, the student portal. Sign into nucleus and click on the "Career" tab to access
these residency resources.
If you are a fourth year DO, you can access residency application information through
nucleus, the student portal. Sign into nucleus and click on the "ERAS" tab to access
these residency resources. If you have any questions about your supporting documents,
the application procedures, or deadlines, please check the "ERAS" tab on nucleus.
If you are an alumni of PCOM and are applying to residencies through ERAS, please
contact the Office of Student Affairs at (215) 871-6870 for procedures.
Graduate Programs and Pharmacy Students
Students have access to program-specific online career planning resources via Nucleus,
the student portal, where students have access to career outlook projections, sample
resumes and cover letters, and much more.
With the variety of career path options available to graduates of PCOM's academic
programs, students often request guidance in developing a personalized career search
plan. Appointments are available during the day and in the evening to meet this need.
Work Study Programs
Each academic year, more than 200 students participate in the PCOM Work Study program.
Students looking to reduce their financial loans and earn money are eligible to work
up to 20 hours per week in a variety of PCOM offices. Work study information sessions
are held at the start of the first term each academic year.