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! Continue reading “Getting Creative with Words: Meet Matthew, Rowan University ’19 and Junior Copywriter at Tierney”
This summer, the Campus Philly team took a tour of the Juno Search Partners offices in Center City (insider tip: they’re awesome, and there’s a shuffleboard table!) to learn about the women-owned company’s work in search and staffing. Juno specializes in connecting the right kind of people with the right kind of place throughout the Philadelphia and New York City metro region. They’re known as “The Ultimate Connectors” – the team of experienced recruiters specializes in assisting growing companies to build out their workforce through custom-built recruitment solutions.
While at Juno, we met with Dylan Foley, Director of Sales & Operations, to talk about his work at Juno and why it excites him so much, and how he ended up in Philly after growing up in Dublin, Ireland.
Check out our full interview with Dylan, and learn about his Philly story, below: Continue reading “From Dublin to Philly: Juno Search Partners’ Dylan Foley & his Philly Story”
Just before graduation, we sat down with Claire Dabney, a Temple University Advertising major, with a concentration in Research and Strategy. Claire shared all about why she chose Philly for college, and how that decision shaped her career, ultimately leading to a full-time job offer from Seer Interactive, a digital marketing agency located in the Northern Liberties neighborhood in Philly where she interned her junior year of college.
In addition to giving us all the important information on her favorite restaurants and go-to cheesesteak spots, Claire provided some incredible advice to rising college seniors, as well as incoming college freshmen, on the steps to take throughout college to land a job after graduation.
Check out our full interview with Claire Dabney, Analytics Associate at Seer Interactive and Temple University alum: Continue reading “Going the Extra Mile to Land a Full-Time Job at one of Philly’s Top Digital Marketing Agencies”
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.”
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”
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”
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”