Dawn Graham

Director of Career Management; Personal Career Coach; Host of "Career Talk" on Wharton Business Radio, Wharton Executive MBA
Wharton faculty

Dr. Dawn Graham is one of the country’s leading career coaches, with two decades of corporate experience in recruiting, executive coaching, talent management, leadership assessment, teaching, and business transformation. As Career Director for The Wharton School’s Executive MBA program, Dawn works with a population of hard driving business executives, most of whom are changing careers at the prime of their professional lives while vying for some of the world’s most competitive jobs. Dawn also host Sirius XM Radio’s popular weekly call-in talk show “Career Talk,” offering advice on career transitions to a diverse population of North America.

A contributing writer for Forbes.com, Dawn’s first book “Switchers: How Smart Professionals Change Careers and Seize Success” was a #1 new release and shares a practical roadmap with fresh strategies based on her background as a recruiter and psychologist for how job seekers can get into the mind of the hirer and successfully land a career switch. A licensed psychologist, Dawn holds a doctorate in counseling psychology from the University of Denver, a master’s degree in applied behavioral science from the Johns Hopkins University, and a bachelors’ degree in psychology from Seton Hall University. She is on the Board of Directors for the MBA Career Services for Working Professionals, an alliance of the top 30 global MBA programs. She also has an appointment with the Wharton Management Department.

Twitter & Instagram – @DrDawnGraham

Book – https://www.amazon.com/Switchers-Professionals-Change-Careers-Success/dp/0814439632/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1517546138

Past Appearances

Career Talk: November 8, 2018

Host Dawn Graham is joined by Laura Zarrow (Executive Director of Wharton People Analytics; Host of Women@Work on SiriusXM 132, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania) on the Thursday, November 8, 2018 edition of Career Talk.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, November 8, 2018

Career Talk: November 1, 2018

Host Dawn Graham is joined by Eric Stetson (N.E. Director, FourBlock) on the Thursday, November 1, 2018 edition of Career Talk.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, November 1, 2018

Career Talk: October 25, 2018

Host Dawn Graham is joined by Marty Wolff (Executive Coach; Host of “Business Builders Show”, Marty Wolff Business Solutions) and Bob Courtright (President, Courtright & Associates, Inc.) on the Thursday, October 25, 2018 edition of Career Talk.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, October 25, 2018

Career Talk: October 11, 2018

Host Dawn Graham is joined by Ross Macpherson (President, Career Quest) on the Thursday, October 11, 2018 edition of Career Talk.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, October 11, 2018

Career Talk: October 4, 2018

Host Dawn Graham is joined by Catherine Hoke (Founder; Author “A Second Chance”, Hustle 2.0, Defy Ventures, Prison Entrepreneurship Program) on the Thursday, October 4, 2018 edition of Career Talk.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, October 4, 2018

Your Money: October 2, 2018

Host Kent Smetters is joined by Christian Koch (Presiden/Owner, KAM South), Ann Gugle (Principal, Alpha Financial Advisors, LLC), and Dawn Graham (Director of Career Management; Personal Career Coach; Host of “Career Talk” on Wharton Business Radio, Wharton Executive MBA) on the Tuesday, October 2, 2018 edition of Your Money.Read More

Air Date: Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Career Talk: September 27, 2018

Host Dawn Graham is joined by Mike Manoske (Recruiter; Talent Acquisition Leader in Silicon Valley) on the Thursday, September 27, 2018 edition of Career Talk.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, September 27, 2018

Career Talk: August 30, 2018

Host Dawn Graham is joined by Raymond Lee (Founder and CEO, Careerminds) on the Thursday, August 30, 2018 edition of Career Talk.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, August 30, 2018

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Dr. Dawn Graham is one of the country’s leading career coaches, with two decades of corporate experience in recruiting, executive coaching, talent management, leadership assessment, teaching, and business transformation. As Career Director for The Wharton School’s Executive MBA program, Dawn works with a population of hard driving business executives, mostRead More

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