In the organization’s recently released Philadelphia Renaissance report, Campus Philly noted a 115% increase in college-educated 25- to 34-year-olds in Philadelphia between 2000 and 2017. Between the city and region, there are 118,500 additional young degree holders now living and working in Greater Philadelphia, generating an annual $394 million in city and state tax revenue.Continue reading “According to a new Campus Philly study: nursing and accounting students stay in Philly; economics majors, not so much.”
The weather’s finally heating up and that means it’s time to indulge in some sweet frozen treats! Check out our favorite water ice (pronounced “wooder ice”) and ice cream places below and be sure to tag @CampusPhilly in your posts – we’re always looking for #FoodieFriday content, and let’s be real, some of these ice cream sundaes below can essentially be classified as artwork!
Picture this: it’s the first day of summer and you’re making your Philly bucket list for everything to do to have the best summer yet. Summer has the longest days and shortest nights, so where do you even begin? We’ve got some ideas. Our list includes a balance of Philadelphia’s best summer events, along with some ways to improve your network and get a head start on your professional plans for the fall. Get ready to have the best summer in Philly!Continue reading “Your Best Summer in Philadelphia”
Philadelphia Parks & Recreation hires dozens of lifeguards for both the summer season and year-round for our indoor pools. The starting salary for all Parks & Rec lifeguards is $13.65 per hour. To be considered for a position, you must pass a lifeguard screening given by a water safety instructor.
Lifeguard screenings and certification courses are underway. You can use our Finder tool to search for times and locations for screenings.. We’d love to have you become part of our lifeguard team. Here are a few reasons why you should consider applying today!Continue reading “Three reasons why you should become a Philadelphia Parks & Recreation lifeguard”
FINALLY. We’ve survived winter in Philly and it’s finally time to break out the shorts and flip flops, and get ready to enjoy the warm weather outside. In Philly, there’s rarely a reason to own a car when we have an awesome public transportation system, great bike lanes and bike share programs, and the most walkable streets. But for the days when you’re itching to get to the beach, or want to escape the city humidity (we get it!) having the ease of hopping in a Zipcar and hitting the road is the best.Continue reading “Summer Sun + Road Trip Fun: Our Top Picks for Philly-Area Day Trips”
Admit it – you’re going a little stir crazy with all these snow days, canceled classes, and frigid days spent indoors. Spring is almost here, and with it comes every excuse to get outside. Any day with a temperature about 45 degrees essentially feels like summertime – that’s how you know this winter has been long!Continue reading “Four Spring Road Trips from Philly to Plan NOW!”
Looking for your next internship, or graduating this spring and unsure of your next steps? Well you’re in luck! Campus Philly (that’s us) is hosting a virtual career fair, called Intern Philly, from March 19 to 29. Hundreds of companies will post jobs and internships for both college students and recent graduates, through the Campus Philly Launch site!Continue reading “Land Your Dream Job during Intern Philly, March 19-29, 2019”
With more than 300 for-credit courses available on campus, online and abroad, Penn Summer has something for everyone. Open admission makes it easy for anyone to enroll, no matter where you are. Daytime, evening and online classes are designed to fit your summer schedule: Pursue new skills or interests in the 11-Week summer session or earn credits in half the time during Summer Sessions I and II. What will you do this summer?Continue reading “Penn wants to know: What will you do this summer?”
Throughout the Campus Philly Launch Series, we’ve provided college students in the Philly area with opportunities to learn about the different career options available to them at networking events and panel discussions packed with experts from all different industries. We’ve seen countless connections between students and employers, and are thrilled to give students unique opportunities to learn about thriving and hiring companies in and around Philly.
One of these companies is Comcast based right in Center City Philadelphia! We had the chance to sit down with Anthony Malerba, Senior Digital Paid Search Analyst, to learn more about his experiences and how he ended up at Comcast!Continue reading “Finding a Community in the City – An Interview with Anthony Malerba of Comcast”
Warm up this winter at one of the many cozy cafe’s snuggled throughout the city (pun intended!). The polar vortex may have you wanting to stay inside, but this list of hot spots will have you walking out the door, wearing your favorite pair of gloves.Continue reading “Cozy Cafés To Warm Up In This Winter in Philly”