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Conference Opportunity: Urban Ideas Worth Stealing – 5/10

Great opportunity for those interested in local government!

Thanks to a conference sponsorship from WHYY and reporting project Keystone Crossroads, we have 5 complimentary tickets available for our students to the conference, Urban Ideas Worth Stealing! The conference will be held in Harrisburg, PA on May 10th from 8:30am-6:00pm and will explore ideas for how Pennsylvania Cities can improve.  People with all levels of knowledge about urban issues are encouraged to attend, and the event will include a panel featuring local mayors moderated by WHYY national reporter, Dave Davies, about the issues they are encountering in their communities.

Any interested students must contact Adrienne Webb to claim their ticket at awebb@whyy.org.

Governor Huntsman Event 10/17

The David F. and Constance B. Girard-diCarlo Center for Ethics, Integrity and Compliance will host a special event featuring Jon M. Huntsman Jr.—former governor of Utah, former U.S. Ambassador to China and Singapore, and 2012 Presidential candidate—titled “Ethics, Integrity and Civility (or the lack thereof) in Politics,” on Monday, October 17 from 12-1 pm.

Governor Huntsman will share his views on how citizens and lawmakers can fix the broken politics of Washington, DC, by working together and putting the needs of the nation above the needs of their respective parties.

The event is free and no registration is required! Learn more about the event here.

ICMA IPMM Regional Managers Meeting 10/28

Join the ICMA Student Chapter for their fall event to the APMM Regional Managers Meeting. This is a great opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students to learn more about the field of local government and network with professionals in the field!
Date: Friday, October 28th
Time: 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
Location: Upper Merion Township Building – King of Prussia, PA
Light breakfast and lunch included – registration fee of $25 will be covered by the department!
If you are interested in participating, email publicadmin@villanova.edu by Wednesday, 10/12!

Internships for Undergraduate Students: Apply Through 7/22!

Undergraduate Students:

Intern with the U.S. Government! The Virtual Student Foreign Service (VSFS) is the largest virtual internship program in the world, and there are currently over 900 vacancies with over 30 federal agencies!

Applications are open through July 22nd at usajobs.gov. This is a great networking and professional opportunity, so take advantage and apply today!