Career Development

Friday, April 22, 2016 - 12:00pm
Join recent Fels alumnus Matt Bassett, '14 for lunch as he discusses his experience at Fels and how it led him to his current work as a Special Agent with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives. If you have any interest in federal law enforcement or how your Fels coursework will come in to play in your future career, be sure to join us for this session!
Spring 2016
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - 5:30pm - 8:00pm
Please join Black Students and Alumni of Fels for Race Politics: Capital in Communities of Color. The event will include a panel discussion that will focus on governing black communities and providing critical supportive services in the midst of financial cutbacks. Amongst federal curtailment, policy makers and public managers must find creative ways to support programming that strengthens...
Spring 2016
Friday, April 8, 2016 - 7:00am - 10:00pm
New York Career Day is an annual event where students will get the opportunity to meet with organizations in a variety of fields - consulting, banking, nonprofits and local government. 
Wednesday, March 30, 2016 - 12:00pm
Join us for lunch and conversation with Fels alumna Talia Stinson. Talia is a 2010 Fels grad who has held positions with the Philadelphia School Partnership and Tembo. In a few weeks she will begin a new position with the City of Philadelphia as an Assistant Chief Administrative Officer/Performance Management Analyst. During the talk Talia will share her experiences and discuss tips for...
Spring 2016
Friday, March 18, 2016 - 12:15am - 1:15am
Come meet, speak, and eat with Richard Pan, an MPA candidate from China who is interested in collaborating with Fels MPA students. Xinglin (Richard) Pan is the first Penn China-U.S. PEACE Graduate Fellow of Fox Leadership International (FLI). He received an undergraduate degree in business administration from Renmin University of China and now is pursing his master's degree in School of Public...
Summer 2016
Wednesday, March 16, 2016 - 12:00pm
Interviewing is more than a skill. It's an art. Join us as we discuss how to go beyond the basics and sure that you make the most out of your opportunity to show them who you really are.
Spring 2016
Monday, February 29, 2016 - 6:00pm
You did the work. You wrote the papers; you delivered the presentations. You've balanced internships, classwork, homework, not to mention life, and you did it all on a budget. And you are committed to public service, to making a difference. But does your resume reflect it? Most employers scan that single piece of paper for less than thirty seconds. Does yours' really communicate all that you've...
Spring 2016
Friday, February 26, 2016 - 12:00pm
Booz Allen Hamilton Associate and Fels Alum Lindsey Keck joins us to lead a workshop focused on careers in consulting. 
Spring 2016
Monday, February 22, 2016 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Join the Journal of Law and Public Affairs, the Wharton Public Policy Initiative, and the Penn Law Legislative Clinic, as we host DNC Press Secretary Lee Whack for an important discussion about the power of “we the people.” In the United States, every four years, each party has a unique opportunity to present its nominee to the country and the world through national conventions. The Democratic...
Spring 2016
Wednesday, March 2, 2016 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm
As part of its Distinguished Lecturer Series, the Fels Institute of Government is pleased to welcome internationally-acclaimed Peruvian economist Hernando de Soto for a conversation on global poverty, property rights, and international development with Fels Senior Fellow, Marjorie Margolies. Students and attendees will hear about unconventional and groundbreaking methods of fighting poverty...
Spring 2016
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