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City Government Careers Mixer featuring Dave Sykes, City Manager of San Jose, and young city staff

January 21, 2020 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
BEAM, Stanford Career Education 1st floor conference room

Come hear from Dave Sykes, City Manager of San José, the 10th largest city in the U.S. about impactful careers in city government.  He will be joined by 8-10 young staff members (including Stanford alumnni) from various departments in the city to talk about their work and to share career advice.  

As City Manager, Dave is focused on eight near-term priorities for San José, including such pressing issues as creating housing and preventing homelessness, developing a smart and sustainable city, and creating vibrant, safe, and inclusive neighborhoods and public life. Dave will share his journey working for the City of San José and how rewarding working for the City of San José and in public service has been for him. Dinner will be provided. Following Dave's talk, mingle with him and eight other City staff members to discuss local government career paths. Both technical and nontechnical career paths will be featured.

5:15 pm - Registration

5:30 pm - Keynote Speaker (Dave Sykes, City Manager of San Jose)

6:00-7:00 pm - Mixer with Dave and eight city staff members

Event Sponsor: 
Haas Center for Public Service, BEAM, Stanford Career Education, Bill Lane Center for the American West
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