April welcomes more opportunities to explore and discover the Navy Yard! This month, the Navy Yard Goes Red for Women, we gear up for National Bring Your Child To Work Day and we kick off the Navy Yard Lecture Series!
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About The Navy Yard
The Navy Yard is a 1,200-acre thriving waterfront campus, with 7.5 million square feet of real estate in a mix of historic buildings and new high-performance and LEED® certified construction oriented around world-class open space. The Navy Yard is home to more than 12,000 employees and 152 companies in the office, industrial/manufacturing, and research and development sectors. PIDC, Philadelphia’s public-private economic development corporation, is the master developer of The Navy Yard and plays a central role in the campus-wide commitment to smart energy innovation and sustainability.
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On Saturday, March 23, the American Welding Society (AWS) and Rhoads Industries (Rhoads) hosted students from high schools across the five-county Philadelphia region to compete in a shielded metal arch weld (SMAW) competition at the Navy Yard.
Today, there are more than 62,000 women serving in the U.S. Navy. On March 17, 1917, Loretta Perfectus Walsh was the women that started it all — she was the first woman to enlist in the U.S. Navy, the first woman to reach the rank of Chief Petty Officer, and the first woman to serve in a […]
Mark Your Calendars; Lunch Truck Lineup makes a return!
March welcomes more opportunities to explore and discover the Navy Yard! This month, mark your calendars for the return of #LunchTruckLineup, stop by the Chapel for an event or two, be the judge at Bar Amis’s Cage Match with Han Dynasty, and stag a ticket to the Headshot Happy Hour!
Built in 1918 during the twilight of World War I, the original foundry building operated as part of the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard until 1995. The foundry still operates from that same building today, and forms the heart of what is now a 100 year old institution.
February welcomes more opportunities to explore and discover the Navy Yard! This month, stop by the Chapel for a lecture or two, be the judge at Bar Amis’s Cage Match with Le Virtu, and Drink & Draw with Miriam Singer and AIGA Philadelphia!
Prema Gupta, PIDC’s Senior Vice President of Navy Yard Planning and Real Estate Development, was recognized by CREW Philadelphia as one of 20 Women Changing the Philadelphia Landscape.
Being part of the Navy Yard community includes access to a diverse business community that offers opportunities not just for business growth, but also initiatives to foster civic and corporate engagement in the community. Representatives from Navy Yard businesses and employees meet quarterly as the Navy Yard Engagement Committee to discuss and plan community events […]
As a historic, thriving waterfront district in Philadelphia, the Navy Yard is bustling with 13k people, 150 companies, and hundreds of career opportunities for all! Take a look at these 20 Navy Yard businesses that you could work for in 2019!