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Get involved

Learn about ways to engage with the Department of Commerce and economic development partners.

Shop local

You can support local businesses by visiting a commercial corridor near you. To find commercial corridors in neighborhoods throughout the city, visit the commercial corridor map.

Attend events

Grow your business by building connections and attending workshops offered citywide. Check out our upcoming events for more information.

Sign up for legislative updates

For updates about business-related legislation, regulations, and hearings, sign up for Commerce’s weekly newsletter. You can also watch PHL City Council hearings and provide testimonies.

Apply for a job or internship at Commerce

The Department of Commerce supports businesses, entrepreneurs, job seekers, and community-based nonprofits to elevate Philadelphia’s prosperous economy. We work as a team to elevate economic equity and opportunity for all.

The department hires for a range of civil service and non-civil service positions, including:

  • Program manager.
  • Finance manager.
  • Data analyst.
  • Interns.

We work with interns during the summer and spring seasons.

You can apply for jobs and internships using the online job board.

Explore jobs and internships

Stay connected

The Philadelphia Department of Commerce shares updates about our latest business resources, opportunities, and financial support programs on social media. Stay connected with us by following @PHLCommerce on these platforms:

We also share educational videos for businesses on our YouTube channel.

Need additional information, support, or guidance? Contact your area’s business services manager for one-on-one assistance.