Take Our Children to Work Day

Save the date for next year's Take Our Children to Work Day on April, 24, 2025.

Take Our Children to Work Day is held annually on the fourth Thursday in April.

Penn Take Our Children to Work Day 2024 Memories

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On April 25, 2024, more than 500 faculty, staff, and postdoctoral families and friends participated in 31 activities and events offered through our generous campus partners, via 23 schools and centers, including:

  • Big Ideas for a Better World
  • Carnival Games at the Library
  • Catapult Building Workshop
  • Hands-On Fun with Simulated Patients
  • Ice Cream Making Workshop
  • Phun with Physics
  • $how Me the Money
  • STEM Maker Space & DNA Explorations
  • Try Your First Case
  • What is a Registered Dietitian? and No-Cook Cooking Demo

Take Our Children to Work Day encourages and inspires youth while introducing them to future workplace possibilities. Children learn about Penn as a top employer and institute of higher education, while having fun. The campus activities are geared toward elementary and middle school children, though children of any age are welcome to attend. Numerous schools and centers welcome children to visit and engage, with a range of activities and programs to suit young guests’ varied interests and career goals.