For Employers: Nursing Career Day

Nursing Career Day

Friday, December 1, 2017, 12:00-2:00pm

Registration is now open for employers! Click here to register.

Please register by November 15, 2017.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Nursing Career Day?

Nursing Career Day is an annual event sponsored by the University of Pennsylvania's Career Services and School of Nursing. Employers from across the country are invited to campus to meet with our nursing students and alumni.

 

Who attends Nursing Career Day?

The University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing offers BSN, MSN and Ph.D. level degrees. Approximately 125-150 students and alumni from the School of Nursing attend Nursing Career Day.

Where is the event being held?

Nursing Career Day 2017 will be held in the Claire M. Fagin Hall on the University of Pennsylvania's campus. Located at 418 Curie Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104. A map to Claire M. Fagin Hall can be found by clicking here.

How do I register?

Registration is now open for employers! Click here to register.

Please register by November 15, 2017.

What is the cost, and what is included in the registration fee?

The registration fee for Nursing Career Day 2017 is $300 for up to two representatives. A fee of $25 will be charged for each additional representative registered. The fee includes a six-foot display table in Fagin Hall and a box lunch.

Payment may be made by checks made out to "The Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania." After registering, you may send your checks to:

Career Services, University of Pennsylvania
ATTN: Nursing Career Day 2017
3718 Locust Walk, McNeil Building, Suite 20
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6209

You may also pay by credit card. The link to our secure credit card payment site will be sent to you after we have confirmed your registration for the fair. We accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover cards.

Please note that registrations canceled after Wednesday, November 22 are nonrefundable.

Can I ship display materials ahead of time?

We can begin to receive packages for the Nursing Career Day NO EARLIER THAN Tuesday, November 28, 2017. Limited space is available to store packages, therefore it is very important that packages are not shipped prior to this date.

If you will be shipping materials in advance, please MARK YOUR ORGANIZATION'S NAME CLEARLY ON THE PACKAGE and send it to:

Marissa Gaulton
Claire M. Fagin Hall, University of Pennsylvania
Suite M-18
418 Curie Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Attn: Nursing Career Day 2017/YOUR ORGANIZATION'S NAME

How do I get to and from the University of Pennsylvania?

The University of Pennsylvania campus is located in an area of West Philadelphia known as University City. Please refer to the information below as a guide to using public and private transportation effectively.

From the Philadelphia International Airport:

SEPTA Airport Express Train: The Airport Express Train leaves 4 minutes after every half hour, and will take you to either the University City Station on Convention Ave or to 30th Street Station. The fare is $7 and the ride takes 20-22 minutes.  Fares and schedules are available at www.septa.com

Cars, Taxis and Limousines at the Airport: A metered taxicab costs about $25-30 including tip and the ride takes about 20 minutes. Limousines leave every 20 minutes for the Penn Tower Hotel. The fare is $8; the ride takes about 20 minutes.

Arriving by Amtrak or SEPTA trains:

30th Street Station: all Amtrak Northeast Corridor trains & SEPTA Regional trains stop here.

   * From there one can walk to campus in about 15 minutes.

   * A metered cab costs about $5 including tip and the ride takes about 5 minutes.

   * The No. 30 bus also runs from the station to campus.

Or from 30th St Station, one may take the R1, R2 or R3 railroad lines (service at least every 30 minutes) one stop to the University City Station (behind the Penn Tower Hotel)

Taxi cab companies:

CITY CAB COMPANY INCORPORATED, Phone: (215) 238-5000

CRESCENT CAB COMPANY, Phone: (215) 365-3500

LIBERTY CAB COMPANY, Phone: (215) 389-8000

Driving:

Driving directions are available at: http://www.nursing.upenn.edu/Pages/Driving_Directions.aspx

Parking*:

A limited number of parking spots are available in Garage 44 at the Health Center on Curie Blvd (GPS Coordinates:  39.94798,-75.197714). Please inform us of your parking needs ahead of time.

*Due to limited parking, we suggest that you take public transportation if possible.

What hotels are in the area?

Inn at Penn (Best Quality)       36th Street and Sansom Streets                    215-222-0200
Sheraton Hotel                       36th and Chestnut Streets                            215-387-8000


If you have any other questions, please feel to call Sharon Fleshman at 215-898-4381 or fleshman@upenn.edu