Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce
The Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce has created a unique membership than can help students get a jumpstart on their careers. Student Members receive discounted member pricing for all Chamber programs and events. This is where they can meet prospective employers, colleagues, or clients and learn about specialized business issues, economic and regional development matters and industry specific topics. I have attached a list of upcoming programs and events that may be of interest to your students.
Here is a partial list of upcoming programs and events:
§ March 10 Delaware County Breakfast, free
§ March 10 Young Professionals Network Monthly Networking Event with Autumn Adkins Graves, President of Girard College, free
§ March 11 Young Professionals Network Volunteer Event: Career Day/PSSA Rally at McClure Elementary School, free
§ March 22 Marketing Roundtable, free
§ March 31 Young Professionals Network Professional Development: Entrepreneurial Mindset: Taking the Reins of Your Career
§ April 10 Young Professionals Network Monthly Networking Event with Mayor Nutter, free
§ April 14 Spring Nonprofit: Using Social Media to Advance Social Good, free
§ April 20 The Future of e-Learning in Business, free
Another unique opportunity is the ability for students to obtain individual health and dental plans to meet one’s needs. This membership is intended for graduate and undergraduate students who are serious about pursuing a career in Greater Philadelphia. More information about this exclusive Student Membership can be found at http://student.gpcc.com.