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18 Minute Networking

The event seeks to facilitate a dialogue about life after City Year (LACY) and give corps members the opportunity to meet and network with City Year alumni and friends, who have found success in fields that current corps members hope to break into following their year of service. The event hopes to spark a communication that provides corps members with an honest perspective of what to expect when entering the Professional/Academic fields.

When: March 1st, 2012
7:00- 9:00 PM
Where: Credit Suisse
1 Madison Ave
New York, New York 
United States
Contact: Sarah Shutt

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18 Minute Networking is an event designed to help current corps members connect with alumni and others in the professional world to explore LACY (Life After City Year) opportunities.Each round is 18 minutes so that corps members can have the chance to speak to several facilitators from diverse career backgrounds. There will also be time for mingling and informal networking before and after the event.

With the event only a few weeks away, we want to invite you as experienced professionals and proud alumni to support the event by facilitating a table in one of the following fields:

● Education Field

● Graduate School

● Non-Profit Sector

● Fellowships

● International Service

● Business/Business School/Jobs at Credit Suisse

● Government Sector

● Social Work

● Jobs with City Year

● Counseling/Psychology

● Medical Field

● Law Field

● Fashion

● Media/Entertainment

● Arts

● Undergrad after City Year


Thursday, March 1st, 2012

6:45 pm - Registration

7:00 pm - Event begins with Opening Remarks from City Year’s National Alumni Director, Sean McDevitt, and a brief Networking 101 training by Credit Suisse, followed by three 18-minute rounds of networking roundtables.

9:00 pm - Event ends


Hosted by Credit Suisse

1 Madison Avenue

New York, NY


This is a very low-commitment way to get involved with City Year corps members this year! If you have the hours to spare on the evening of March 1st and are interested in co-facilitating a table on your field, please send an email to Leah Hoffman and Markus Ward with your name, contact information, current role/title and the above category or categories you would like to support and facilitate. For more information on City Year and expectations for this event, please see attached document. We look forward to your participation and support in making this a successful event!