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Public Health Career Fair

Philadelphia Region Public Health Career Fair

Friday, March 10, 2017
Drexel University, Behrakis Grand Hall
3210 Chestnut Street
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

A select group of public health employers from the tri-state area will be on-site to share information on their organizations, missions, and work. Employers will discuss job openings and review the skills and preparation required for employment at their particular organization.  The purpose of the event is to provide public health students with an awareness of potential employers in the tri-state area. All public health students from any college or program are invited to attend. There is no cost for students.

Employers can register here.

Students can register here.

 

List of Confirmed Organizations

Action Wellness

Organization: Action Wellness
Action Wellness is a Philadelphia-based organization committed to helping people living with chronic diseases. Continuing its legacy of providing support and a myriad of services for individuals living with HIV disease, Action Wellness now provides services to those living with chronic disease.
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Type: Non-Profit/NGO
Size of Organization: 100+ employees
Available positions: Full-time
Positions that require a BA/BS: Medical Case Manager, Housing Specialist, Behavioral Health Specialist, Intake Case Manager
Positions that require a MPH/MS: Case Management Coordinator

American Association for Cancer Research

Organization: American Association for Cancer Research
The AACR is the oldest and largest scientific organization in the world focused on every aspect of high-quality, innovative cancer research. Its reputation for scientific breadth and excellence attract the premier researchers in the field. The programs and services of the AACR foster the exchange of
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Type: Non-Profit/NGO
Size of Organization: 100+ employees
Available positions: Full-time, Internships
Positions that require a BA/BS: Administrative Assistant, Coordinators
Positions that require a MPH/MS: Program Administrators
Positions that require a PhD: Program Administrator Scientists, Directors, Associate/Assistant Directors

AmeriCorps VISTA

Organization: AmeriCorps VISTA is a national service program focused on bringing individuals and communities out of poverty. They focus their efforts on building the organizational, administrative, and financial capacity of organizations that fight illiteracy, improve health services, foster economic development, and otherwise assist low-income communities.
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Type: Government Agency
Size of Organization: 1 - 25 employees
Available positions: Full-time
Positions that require a BA/BS: AmeriCorps VISTA member

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP)

Organization: Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Details pending for this organization

City of Philadelphia, Department of Public Health

Organization: City of Philadelphia, Department of Public Health
The mission of the Philadelphia Department of Public Health (PDPH) is to protect and promote the health of all Philadelphians and to provide a safety net for the most vulnerable. PDPH is proud to support Philadelphians and a broad network of community, hospital, academic and business partners.
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Type: Government Agency
Size of Organization: 100+ employees
Available positions: Full-time, Internships
Positions that require a BA/BS: Public Health Sanitarian and Disease Surveillance Investigator 1
Positions that require a MPH/MS: Food Policy Coordinator and Public Health Program Analyst
Positions that require a DrPH: Chronic Disease Epidemiologist

Congreso de Latinos Unidos

Organization: Congreso de Latinos Unidos
Congreso de Latinos Unidos, Inc. is a nonprofit organization founded in 1977 with a mission to strengthen Latino communities through social, economic, education and health services, leadership development and advocacy.
Location: Philadelphia, PA

Drexel's Urban Health Collaborative at the Dornsife School of Public Health

Organization: Drexel's Urban Health Collaborative at the Dornsife School of Public Health
The Drexel Urban Health Collaborative works to improve health in cities by increasing scientific knowledge and public awareness of health and health variation within cities, and by promoting urban policies and partnerships that promote health and reduce health inequalities.
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Type: University/Academic Institution
Size of Organization: 26 - 50 employees
Available positions: Full-time, Part-time, Internships
Positions that require a BA/BS: Research Assistant
Positions that require a MPH/MS: Project Manager
Positions that require a DrPH: Postdoctoral research fellow or Faculty
Positions that require a PhD: Postdoctoral research fellow or Faculty

District 1199C Training & Upgrading Fund

Organization: District 1199C Training & Upgrading Fund
The District 1199C Training & Upgrading Fund is a labor-management partnership dedicated to providing access to careers in healthcare and human services, and building the capacity of the Delaware Valley’s healthcare industry to create a high skilled workforce.
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Type: Non-Profit/NGO
Size of Organization: 51 - 75 employees
Available positions: Full-time, Part-time, Internships
Sample Job Titles: Program Coordinator, CCR Data Specialist

ExxonMobil Occupational Health

Organization: ExxonMobil Occupational Health
Details pending for this organization

Foundation for International Medical Relief of Children (FIMRC)

Organization: Foundation for International Medical Relief of Children (FIMRC)
FIMRC is a 501(c)(3), non-profit organization dedicated to improving the health of families in the developing world through the implementation of innovative and self-sustainable health improvement programs and providing clinical services to underserved communities.
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Type: Non-Profit/NGO
Size of Organization: 51 - 75 employees
Available positions: Full-time, Internships
Sample Job Titles: Health Field Operations Manager, Program Advocacy/Communication Specialist

Geisinger Health System

Organization: Geisinger Health System
The Administrative Fellowship at Geisinger Health System has been established as a two-year leadership training program, designed to apply specific graduate study principles in the practical work setting of a fully integrated healthcare delivery system.
Location: Pennsylvania- We cover central and northeast PA.
Type: Hospital/Health Care
Size of Organization: 100+ employees
Available positions: Full-time
Sample Job Titles: Administrative Fellow, Victim/child Advocate, Bilingual Research Consenter, Bioinformatics Analyst

Health Federation of Philadelphia

Organization: Health Federation of Philadelphia
The Health Federation of Philadelphia serves as a keystone supporting a network of Community Health Centers as well as the broader base of public and private-sector organizations that deliver health and human services to vulnerable populations.
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Type: Non-Profit/NGO
Size of Organization: 100+ employees
Available positions: Full-time
Sample Job Titles: Family Case Coordinator, Child/Family Advocate

Health Partners Plans

Organization: Health Partners Plans
Health Partners Plans is an award-winning, not-for-profit health maintenance organization serving more than 274,400 members in Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Lancaster, Lehigh, Montgomery, Northampton, and Philadelphia counties. We offer Medicaid, Medicare and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP).
Location: 901 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107
Type: Insurance Company
Size of Organization: 100+ employees
Available positions: Full-time
Sample Job Titles: Healthcare Data Analyst, Clinical Risk Assessment Coordinator, Ancillary Services Case Manager

HealthShare Exchange of Southeastern Pennsylvania

Organization: HealthShare Exchange of Southeastern Pennsylvania
HealthShare Exchange is the health information exchange for the 5-county Southeastern PA region. It has about 40 hospitals, 2 ACOs and 3 health insurance payers as members. The project will be on the deployment of HIE (Health Information Exchange) services in SE PA.
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Type: Other- Health Information Exchange
Size of Organization: 1 - 25 employees
Available positions: Internships
Positions that require a MPH/MS: Program Managers; Project Managers

Hepatitis B Foundation

Organization: Hepatitis B Foundation
The Hepatitis B Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to finding a cure and improving the quality of life for those affected by hepatitis B worldwide. Their commitment includes funding focused research, promoting disease awareness, supporting immunization and treatment initiatives, and serving as the primary source of information for patients and their families, the medical and scientific community, and the general public.
Location: Doylestown, PA
Type: Non-Profit/NGO
Size of Organization: 1 - 25 employees
Sample Job Titles: Public Health Program Manager

Independence Blue Cross

Organization: Independence Blue Cross
Independence and its subsidiaries touch the lives of nearly 10 million people in 27 states and the District of Columbia, including 2.5 million in the Philadelphia region. Diversifying across products, capabilities, and geography, we serve individuals, local businesses and large national corporations. Independence Health Group is the leading health insurance company in the Philadelphia region. Their mission is to build healthier lives for individuals through innovative ideas and technologies to deliver the best form of healthcare.
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Type: Insurance Company
Size of Organization: 100+ employees
Sample Job Titles: Medical Policy Coordinator, Policy Analyst

National Nurse-Led Care Consortium

Organization: National Nurse-Led Care Consortium
The National Nurse-Led Care Consortium is a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing nurse-led health care through policy, consultation, and programs to reduce health disparities and meet people's primary care and wellness needs.
Over the past fifteen years, NNCC has supported more than 45 AmeriCorps VISTAs in a variety of projects and settings. NNCC VISTAs have created sustainable projects including a community-based health center serving low-income residents in Eastern North Philadelphia.
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Type: Non-Profit/NGO
Size of Organization: 51 - 75 employees
Available positions: Full-time, Internships
Positions that require a BA/BS: Technical Coordinator, NNCC AmeriCorps VISTA
Positions that require a MPH/MS: Public Health Project Coordinator, Public Health Project Manager

Philadelphia Nurse Family Partnership and Mabel Morris Family Home Visit Program

Organization: Philadelphia Nurse Family Partnership and Mabel Morris Family Home Visit Program
Nurse-Family Partnership is an evidence based nurse home visiting program dedicated to serving low-income first time mothers in Philadelphia. BSN, RN prepared nurses provide in-home services to ensure healthy pregnancies, improve child health and development, and family economic self-sufficiency.
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Type: Non-Profit/NGO
Size of Organization: 26 - 50 employees
Available positions: Full-time
Positions that require a BA/BS: Public Health Nurse Home Visitor, Public Health Nurse Education Specialist

Planned Parenthood Southeastern PA

Organization: Planned Parenthood Southeastern PA
PPSP believes that every child should be a wanted child. Then women and men can achieve the self-determination that makes families and societies strong. It is therefore PPSP's mission to protect and enhance reproductive freedom, to increase access to reproductive health services and information.
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Type: Non-Profit/NGO
Size of Organization: 100+ employees
Available positions: None at the moment
Sample Job Titles: Media and Government Relations Specialist, Patient Outreach Coordinator

Public Health Management Corporation

Organization: Public Health Management Corporation
Public Health Management Corporation (PHMC) is a nonprofit public health institute that builds healthier communities through partnerships with government, foundations, businesses and community-based organizations. It fulfills its mission to improve the health of the community by providing outreach, health promotion, education, research, planning, technical assistance, and direct services.
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Type: Non-Profit/NGO
Size of Organization: 100+ employees
Available positions: Full-time
Positions that require a BA/BS: Disease Intervention Specialist
Positions that require a MPH/MS: Project Manager, Research & Evaluation Group

Public Health Young Leaders Association

Organization: Public Health Young Leaders Association
PHYLA's mission is to provide engaging career development opportunities for young public health professionals in the Greater Philadelphia Area in which they can connect with and learn from one another.
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Type: Other- Young Professionals Organization
Size of Organization: 100+ employees
Available positions: None at the moment, but organization membership is available

Thomas Jefferson University Health System

Organization: Thomas Jefferson University Health System
Thomas Jefferson University is a University and heath system consisting of many health professional schools, approximately 12 hospitals, several urgent care centers, a national telehealth system, and much more. It is one of the most recognized names in health care nationwide.
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Type: Hospital/Health Care
Size of Organization: 100+ employees
Available positions: Full-time,Part-time, Internships
Positions that require a BA/BS: Compliance specialist
Positions that require a MPH/MS: Privacy Officer

US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Organization: US Environmental Protection Agency
The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA or sometimes USEPA) is an agency of the Federal government was created for the purpose of protecting human health and the environment by writing and enforcing regulations based on laws passed by Congress.
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Type: Government Agency
Size of Organization: 100+ employees