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Mastering LinkedIn: Everything You Need to Know

From creating your profile and making connections, to asking for endorsements and more, we’ve got you covered on everything LinkedIn.

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Campus Philly’s Resource Guide for the Rest of Your Spring 2020 Semester

We’re in the middle of an unprecedented and strange time, especially for college students who have had to alter their spring 2020 semester plans, transition to a virtual learning experience, and adjust to the new reality of socially and physically distancing—all while in the middle of the best four years of their lives, in the best city, Philadelphia. 

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Land Your Dream Gig: Intern Philly Kicks Off March 15-30, 2020

Intern Philly, our online-exclusive job fair, has been extended, and now kicks off March 15 on campusphilly.org/launch! We understand that in-person career fairs and other events at universities have been cancelled, so we’ve got your back—virtually, that is! That’s why we’ve added more days, more gigs, and more resources than ever to our online-only job fair. Plus, what better way to apply for gigs than from home (and in your jammies!).

So, whether you’re searching for your next internship, or you’re graduating this spring and want to land a full-time job, you can find a career-launching opportunity in the Greater Philadelphia Region this March.

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What can Penn Summer do for you?

With hundreds of courses available, Penn Summer offers exciting opportunities for undergraduate students—no matter where you are. Daytime, evening, and online classes are designed to fit your summer schedule, and open admission makes it easy for anyone to enroll. Pursue new skills or interests in the 11-week summer session or earn credits in half the time during Summer Sessions I and II. Make your summer plans with Penn.

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Meet & Greet at Wired Philly: A Look at Amicus Therapeutics

Interested in interning or working for a leading global biotech company with a mission-driven purpose? Join us at Wired Philly on February 11 at The Franklin Institute, and meet the people working at this life-saving organization—Amicus Therapeutics. Learn more about Amicus below!

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How This Drexel Graduate Built His Own Company… and Why He Did it in Philly

At a recent Venture Café Thursday Gathering, the Campus Philly team met a 2019 Drexel University graduate named Adit Gupta. Adit graduated from the College of Computing and Informatics, and while chatting about how awesome it is to go to college in Philly, he casually mentioned that the technology startup he founded while in college, VyB Technologies, LLC., just released an app called VyB, and that he and his team were invited to present their product at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in 2020, making VyB the only Philly-based company at the exclusive Las Vegas event.

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Hooked on Recruiting: Meet Chase, Executive Recruiter at Global Employment Solutions

Connecting and placing job seekers in a position they’ll love is what keeps people like Chase Rodriguez, Executive Recruiter at Global Employment Solutions (GES), thriving.

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You Never Know What Opportunities Await when you Stay Connected: an Interview with Haley Altus of Publicis Health Media

The term “networking” can be strangely intimidating, don’t you think? It shouldn’t have to be, which is why Campus Philly created a series of Launch Events throughout the fall semester, designed specifically to make networking feel less strange, and focus more on building authentic, genuine connections with young professionals doing awesome work in Philly, like Haley Altus of Publicis Health Media.

Haley is one of our discussion leaders at Spark Philly, our next Launch event taking place on Tuesday, October 29. Haley and several other individuals living and working in Philadelphia will sit down with small groups of students to talk about their career journey – how they got to where they are, tips and advice they’d recommend, and why Philadelphia is the best place ever to launch your career.

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What It’s Like to be a Creative Director at Comcast: an Interview with Sabina Fletcher

Sabina works with Comcast Xfinity Consumer Services team, which designs the online and app experience for Comcast products and services so that customers can shop, purchase, set up, troubleshoot and manage their account and services.

Sabina graduated with an MFA from Tyler School of Art at Temple University. Her background is a mix of interactive design and 3D modeling.

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Getting Creative with Words: Meet Matthew, Rowan University ’19 and Junior Copywriter at Tierney

On Thursday, September 26, hundreds of college students from all over the Philadelphia region will head to Saxbys HQ for Create Philly, Campus Philly’s event for creative majors looking to gain insight, advice, and connections from young professionals working in Philadelphia’s creative industry. The evening will start with a panel discussion featuring three individuals making an impact in the creative space in Philly, followed by connecting with others over FREE dinner from honeygrow and a coffee bar at Saxbys.

Campus Philly recently sat down with Matthew Vesely, Junior Copywriter at Tierney, a full-service advertising agency in Philadelphia and sponsor of Create Philly. Matthew and other creative professionals from Tierney will be at Create Philly to meet students and share their Philly stories, and how their career path led them to work for one of the city’s top agencies. Sign up for Create Philly today, and read Matthew’s “Philly story” on the Campus Philly blog!

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