Career Day in Philadelphia

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Friday, April 12, 2019 - 9:30am to 6:00pm
Event Information: 

Fels presents a Philly Career Day for all current full-time and executive students. The morning session will focus on roles within city government, and the afternoon on careers in the economic and community development space. This is a great opportunity to build your local network with public sector leaders, learn about their roles and the significant impact each has had on policy, programming and development in Philadelphia. 

The tentative schedule for the day is as follows:

Morning Session 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Location: 1515 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19102

      • Nic Esposito, Zero Waste and Litter Director, City of Philadelphia
      • Christine Knapp, Director of the Office of Sustainability, City of Philadelphia
      • Elisa Esposito, Stewardship Manager & FarmPhilly Program Manager, Philadelphia Parks & Recreation

Lunch 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM 
Location: 1515 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19102

Lunch will be with Fels Professor of Practice Michael DiBerardinis & Fels alumnus Chris Rupe '11, Chief of Staff to the Managing Director of the City of Philadelphia.

Afternoon Session 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
1315 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107

      • Rick Sauer, Executive Director of Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations (PACDC)
      • Kate McGlinchey ’16, Economic Development Manager, Old City District
      • Sarajane Blair ’16, Executive Director at Fairmont Community Development Corporation

Happy Hour Networking Event 5:00 - 6:00 PM
Location: TBD


* Additional details including a detailed agenda will be provided upon registration.

* Registered participants will meet at the presentation locations; no transportation to or from the events will be provided. Students may request 2 tokens for SEPTA travel to the event; details will be provided upon registration.


Please register below to participate in the day's events. The deadline to RSVP is Friday, April 5.

Fels Institute of Government

The Fels Institute of Government
3814 Walnut St. 
Philadelphia, PA 19104

(215) 898-7326