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UPOP helps students throughout the entire process of finding, acquiring, and thriving in their first professional experience and beyond

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Your experience—whether as a recent grad or a seasoned work veteran—provides invaluable perspective to UPOP students.

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UPOP is a success accelerator. ”

John Chisholm ’75, CEO John Chisholm Ventures

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