Alumni Engagement

Alumni play a vital role in the Fels community, and we value your diverse experiences. There are many ways for you as Fels alumni to stay involved with us after graduation.

Share your news with us!

Tell us about your life after Fels. Send us news of your professional accomplishments or personal milestones, and we will include it on our new Alumni News and Notes page. Please send all information to Cassie Tomkins at Photos and images are welcome! We look forward to sharing your story.

Interview a Fels applicant

If you are interested in helping to select the new Fels cohort by interviewing applicants, email Dr. Josh Power at for details. The ever-increasing excellence of our institution relies upon the quality of its incoming students, and the interviews that our alumni provide help ensure that we build the best cohort possible.

Share employment opportunities for students

If you know of an open position that would be great for a graduating Fels student, please contact our staff.

Give a career talk

Hearing the experiences of Fels alumni is incredibly valuable to students. If you are interested in speakingwith current Fels students about your experiences in the field and offering career advice,please contact our staff.

Fels Lab

Post a research topic or project for students to work on by visiting the Fels Lab. Projects may include strategic planning; program development, implementation, or evaluation; research; budgeting and finance; fundraising counsel—the full range of organizational needs that nonprofits and government agencies often lack the skills, resources, or capacity to meet. To discuss a project or learn more, contact Cassie Tomkins.

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Contact Information

Fels Institute of Government
University of Pennsylvania
3814 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Phone: (215) 898-2600
Fax: (215) 746-2829