Supporting students seeking careers in the public interest

Civic House strives to provide programming for students interested in pursuing careers in the public interest.
This includes engaging alumni to discuss their careers with students, hosting public interest career panels,
and working with Career Services to present workshops that will support students seeking these types of careers.
Please see the list of events below to find out what activities are taking place at Civic House this semester.

Fall 2014 Workshops:

Post-Graduate Service & Fellowship Panel

Wednesday, October 29th, 5:30 - 7:00pm, Civic House Living Room

Do you want to make an impact? Are you looking for a short-term opportunity to serve your community? Join Career Services and Civic House for a panel discussion with representatives from post-graduate service opportunities including Philly Fellows and City Year.

Searching and Applying for Government Jobs

Tuesday, November 18th, Civic House Living Room

The federal government, as the nation's largest employer, has a huge variety of job and internship positions available in fields including finance, science, communications, policy, education, social services, engineering and many others. Federal positions are available around the USA and the world. Come to this presentation to learn how to find and apply for these exciting opportunities in which you can really make a difference in the daily lives of Americans.

International Internships in Public Interest

Wednesday, November 19th, Civic House Living Room

Been bitten by the travel bug and committed to public good? Hear from current students who successfully combined these two interests through international internships last summer. Learn how they found them, when they applied and what advice they have to offer.