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Learning & Development

General Professional Development

When you work in education and research, it’s important to remember your own professional development. That’s why Penn encourages you to fuel your personal growth and career mobility by taking advantage of learning opportunities that will take your career to the next level.

Along with access to online learning tools, Penn brings customized and nationally recognized training programs to campus. Through the Penn HR's Talent Development department, you can benefit from practical, effective training programs and career coaching at times that fit your schedule.

See here for more information about these offerings, including the following:

Performance Reviews

The staff performance review cycle in Workday includes a mid-year review and year-end review, and an introductory period review for new hires. There's also an optional but highly recommended check-in feature that can be used anytime. Learn more here.

Hybrid Work Schedules

Please see here for more information about staff hybrid work schedules for the 2023-2024 academic year.

Additional Resources

    Contact Penn GSE Human Resources

    For any questions, concerns, or additional information regarding Human Resources topics, please contact us.


    Kate Hellings
    Chief People Officer
    3440 Market Street, Office 355


    Kristine Chin
    HR Manager,

    Training & Operations


    3440 Market Street, Office 353


    Olivia Farkas 

    HR Manager,

    Recruitment & Retention
    3440 Market Street, Office 354