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Public Health Career Fair

Philadelphia Regional Public Health Career Fair

Monday, March 5, 2018
Drexel University, Behrakis Grand Hall
3210 Chestnut Street
10:00 AM - 12:00 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.

Employer Registration

Student Registration

Confirmed Organizations

Action Wellness

Organization: Action Wellness
Action Wellness is a Philadelphia-based organization committed to helping people living with chronic illness. Its services include: Chronic illness Treatment & Prevention, Free Rapid Health Screenings (Includes HIV Testing), Medical Case Management, Perinatal & Family Services, Primary Medical Care, Supportive Housing Services, Mental & Behavioral Health, Volunteer Services, Educational and Vocational Assistance. 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 illness. Action Wellness staff, volunteers and board members work together to sustain and enhance the quality of life for the diverse community it serves. Volunteer. Give back to our community and make friends for life. Donate. Your help at Action Wellness can improve the lives of others around you in a dramatic way.

Location: Philadelphia, PA
Type: Non-Profit/NGO
Size of Organization: 100+ employees
Student intern or project placements positions: Yes
Degree required for positions: Bachelor, MPH, MS

AmeriCorps VISTA National Nurse-Led Care Consortium

Organization: AmeriCorps VISTA National Nurse-Led Care Consortium
Over the past 15 years, NNCC has supported more than 45 AmeriCorps VISTA volunteers in a variety of projects and settings. NNCC VISTAs have created sustainable projects including a community-based health center serving low-income residents in Northeastern Philadelphia, a childhood lead poisoning prevention curriculum, improving academic achievement and skills in STEM for African-American youth in out-of-school time programs, expanding the proportion of housing authority residents that are able to access affordable health insurance and wellness services, and building the capacity of a statewide consortium to integrate financial and economic counseling with education about and enrollment in affordable health insurance through the Health Insurance Marketplace.
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Type: Non-Profit/NGO
Size of Organization: 26-50 employees
Student intern or project placements positions: No
Degree required for positions: Bachelor

Bebashi - Transition to Hope

Organization: Bebashi - Transition to Hope
To empower people to enhance the quality of their health and overall well-being by providing access to culturally sensitive, high quality healthcare, HIV/AIDS services, health education and social services.
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Type: Non-Profit/NGO
Size of Organization: 26-50 employees
Student intern or project placements positions: Yes
Degree required for positions: Bachelor

Campus Health, University of Pennsylvania

Organization: Campus Health, University of Pennsylvania
Campus Health is the public health division of the Student Health Service at the University of Pennsylvania. We work to improve the health of the Penn community through policy work, health education and promotion, and epidemiology. Campus Health is happy to offer a unique opportunity to a well-qualified, enthusiastic MPH student to join us in the exciting public health work that we do on behalf of Penn's campus. The successful candidate will become a member of our team, which includes the Director, Associate Director, Health Educator, Public Health Nurse, Epidemiologist & Data Analyst, and a number of student workers. In addition to the main project selected for the student's CBMP, the MPH student who joins our team might have the opportunity to:

  • support our health education programs
  • learn and enhance health communication skills by working on promotional materials, social media, and the Campus Health website
  • participate in a contact investigations for a vaccine preventable disease
  • support our initiative on a tobacco free campus
  • work on campus policy changes that match our commitments to the Partnership for a Healthier America’s Healthier Campus Initiative
  • analyze data collected from programs, national surveys (NCHA-II), and electronic medical records

We do all of these things, and many more, on a daily basis. In addition, Campus Health enjoys collaborative relationships with many of the campus organizations that support the health and well-being of our students, which allows us to become involved in exciting public health-related events on campus. We also enjoy excellent working relationships with the Philadelphia Department of Public Health and the American College Health Association.
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Type: University/Academic Institution
Size of Organization: 51-75 employees
Student intern or project placements positions: Yes
Degree required for positions: Bachelor, MPH, MS

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
Student intern or project placements positions: Yes
Degree required for positions: Bachelor, MPH, MS, PhD, DrPH

Corporal Michael J. Crescenz Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Organization: Corporal Michael J. Crescenz Veterans Affairs Medical Center
VA operates the nation's largest integrated health care system, with more than 1,700 hospitals, clinics, community living centers, domiciliaries, readjustment counseling centers, and other facilities.
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Type: Hospital/Health Care
Size of Organization: 100+ employees
Student intern or project placements positions: Yes
Degree required for positions: Bachelor, MPH, MS

Drexel University Department of Population Health Management

Organization: Drexel University Department of Population Health Management
Drexel's Department of Population Health Management (PHM) is comprised of both clinical and non-clinical staff, working in conjunction with the Drexel Medicine practices, focused on practice transformation, health promotion, quality improvement, cost savings, and improving the patient experience.
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Type: University/Academic Institution
Size of Organization: 1-25 employees
Student intern or project placements positions: Yes
Degree required for positions: Bachelor

Foundation for International Medical Relief of Children

Organization: Foundation for International Medical Relief of Children
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. Through its network of outpatient clinics and partnerships, FIMRC asserts a multidimensional strategy that includes clinical services, extensive community outreach efforts and health education programs.
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Type: Non-Profit/NGO
Size of Organization: 76-100 employees
Student intern or project placements positions: Yes
Degree required for positions: Bachelor, MPH

Fulheart Family Support

Organization: Fulheart Family Support
Fulheart Family Support empowers people traveling through the ups and downs of parenthood. We offer therapeutic support for people experiencing fertility challenges, pregnancy & infant loss, pregnancy wellness, childbirth, and perinatal mood disorders. Find out more at www.fulheartfamilysupport.com
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Type: Other Private Sector/Business
Size of Organization: 1-25 employees
Student intern or project placements positions: No
Degree required for positions: MS

HealthShare Exchange

Organization: HealthShare Exchange
HealthShare Exchange (HSX) was established in 2013 to facilitate the secure exchange of healthcare data to produce meaningful improvement in healthcare. HSX functions as a community asset connecting independent ambulatory practices, behavioral health organizations, accountable care organizations, skilled nursing/long-term care facilities, hospital communities, health plans and other regional stakeholders. HSX has since enhanced its capacity beyond health information exchange by branching into the population health sector and fostering innovation for new data uses to empower healthcare consumers.
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Type: Non-Profit/NGO
Size of Organization: 1-25 employees
Student intern or project placements positions: Yes
Degree required for positions:

Hepatitis B Foundation

Organization: Hepatitis B Foundation
The Hepatitis B Foundation is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to finding a cure and improving the lives of those affected by hepatitis B worldwide through research, education and patient advocacy. We have opportunities in community health and prevention, health policy, epidemiology, as well as AAPI and African immigrant health needs.
Location: Doylestown, PA
Type: Non-Profit/NGO
Size of Organization: 1-25 employees
Student intern or project placements positions: Yes
Degree required for positions: Bachelor, MPH, MS, PhD, DrPH

Independence Blue Cross

Organization: Independence Blue Cross
Serving nearly 10 million people in 25 states and the District of Columbia, including 2.5 million in southeastern Pennsylvania, Independence Health Group is the leading health insurance company in the Philadelphia region, and we’re expanding across the country. Our mission to build healthier lives for you, your family, and your employees shapes our actions and decisions every day.At Independence, we see each of our members as an individual, with unique needs and concerns. We’re dedicated to harnessing the very latest ideas and technologies to deliver access to care that meets those needs and surpasses your expectations. For more information about Independence access our website at www.ibx.com. We’re revolutionizing health care, and our focus is on you!
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Type: Insurance Company
Size of Organization: 100+ employees
Student intern or project placements positions: Yes
Degree required for positions: MPH

JDJ Consulting

Organization: JDJ Consulting
JDJ Consulting is an industry leader in Pharmacy Consultative Services. Located in Southern New Jersey, we hold contracts with over 275 outpatient surgical facilities and four hospital across four states. Our pharmacists and executive team are regulatory experts who provide recommendations and guidance to our clients. Our regulatory areas of expertise are state Department of Health licensing requirements for hospitals and outpatient surgical facilities (also known as Ambulatory Surgical Centers), accreditation standards for The Joint Commission and AAAHC, Drug Enforcement Agency, FDA, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), and USP <797>. We provide on site audits of medication management for our clients, policy review, in-servicing/ education, and specialty auditing in other pharmacy areas. We are also our clients' end-all resource for their pharmacy or medication management needs.
Location: Wenonah, NJ
Type: Consulting
Size of Organization: 1-25 employees
Student intern or project placements positions: Yes
Degree required for positions: Bachelor, MPH

Lewin Group

Organization: Lewin Group
The Lewin Group, a subsidiary of UnitedHealth Group, is a premier national health care and human services consulting firm with more than 35 years of experience finding answers and solving problems for leading organizations in the public, non-profit, and private sectors. Lewin is located in Falls Church, VA, inside the Washington DC metro area.
Location: Falls Church, VA and Eden Prairie, MN
Type: Consulting
Size of Organization: 100+ employees
Student intern or project placements positions: No
Degree required for positions: Bachelor, MPH, MS, PhD

Lutheran Settlement House

Organization: Lutheran Settlement House
Lutheran Settlement House is a multi-service non-profit agency located in Fish town and West Philadelphia. Our Bilingual Domestic Violence Agency provides counseling, advocacy and other services to support survivors of intimate partner violence.
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Type: Non-Profit/NGO
Size of Organization: 26-50 employees
Student intern or project placements positions: Yes
Degree required for positions:

Maternal and Child Health Consortium

Organization: Maternal and Child Health Consortium
Maternal and Child Health Consortium is a private, non-profit organization, empowering families to build a healthier and brighter future for their children by overcoming the social and environmental barriers that lead to poor health conditions in our communities. Our bilingual/multicultural staff serves English and Spanish-speaking communities of Chester County and Pottstown.
Location: West Chester, PA
Type: Non-Profit/NGO
Size of Organization: 1-25 employees
Student intern or project placements positions: Yes
Degree required for positions: Bachelor, MPH

Materity Care Coalition

Organization:Materity Care Coalition
Since 1980, Maternity Care Coalition has assisted more than 100,000 families throughout Southeastern Pennsylvania, focusing particularly on neighborhoods with high rates of poverty, infant mortality, health disparities, and changing immigration patterns. We know a family's needs change as they go through the pregnancy and their child's first years and we offer a range of services and programs for every step along the way.
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Type: Non-Profit/NGO
Size of Organization: 100+ employees
Student intern or project placements positions: Yes
Degree required for positions: Bachelor, MS

New Voices for Reproductive Justice

Organization: New Voices for Reproductive Justice

Location: Philadelphia, PA
Type: Non-Profit/NGO
Size of Organization: 1-25 employees
Student intern or project placements positions: Yes
Degree required for positions: Bachelor

PA Department of Health

Organization: PA Department of Health
The Department's mission is to promote healthy lifestyles, prevent injury and disease, and to assure the safe delivery of quality health care for all Commonwealth citizens. The Department is responsible for planning and coordinating health resources throughout the Commonwealth. It licenses and regulates a variety of health facilities, such as hospitals, nursing homes, ambulatory surgical facilities and other in-patient and out-patient facilities. In addition, the Department supports outreach, education, prevention and treatment services across a variety of program areas.
Location: Harrisburg, PA
Type: Government Agency
Size of Organization: 100+ employees
Student intern or project placements positions: Yes
Degree required for positions: MPH, MS, PhD, DrPH

Philadelphia Department of Public Health - Urban Health Policy Fellowship

Organization: Philadelphia Department of Public Health - Urban Health Policy Fellowship
The Philadelphia Department of Public Health's Urban Health Policy Fellowship is designed specifically for those with baccalaureate degrees in public health. During the program, Urban Health Policy Fellows work directly with senior leaders of one of the nation’s most innovative health departments on high priority projects, while receiving on-the-job training in public health policy development. The next class of the fellowship will begin in early July 2018, and continue through June 2020.
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Type: Government Agency
Size of Organization: 100+ employees
Student intern or project placements positions: No
Degree required for positions: Bachelor

Philadelphia Nurse Family Partnership

Organization: Philadelphia Nurse Family Partnership
Philadelphia Nurse Family Partnership provides first time moms with support from our Nurses with home visits. After birth, the Nurse educates and empowers the new mom navigate her new role. She develops realistic expectations regarding childhood development. The baby gets a a library and we have many events in our office like infant massage or financial literacy. The child graduates at the age of 2 yrs. and we celebrate with a ceremony/party that the whole family is invited to attend.
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Type: Non-Profit/NGO
Size of Organization: 26-50 employees
Student intern or project placements positions: Yes
Degree required for positions: Bachelor, MPH, MS

Planned Parenthood Southeastern PA

Organization: Planned Parenthood Southeastern PA
Planned Parenthood Southeastern Pennsylvania 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 Planned Parenthood Southeastern Pennsylvania's mission to protect and enhance reproductive freedom, to increase access to reproductive health services and information, and to promote sexual health.
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Type: Non-Profit/NGO
Size of Organization: 100+ employees
Student intern or project placements positions:
Degree required for positions: Bachelor

Public Citizens for Children and Youth

Organization: Public Citizens for Children and Youth
Public Citizens for Children and Youth (PCCY) is the lead child advocacy and policy organization working on behalf of children in southeast PA to improve their lives and life chances through thoughtful and informed advocacy - addressing the needs of every child vis a vie health, education, child care and family economic security.
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Type: Non-Profit/NGO
Size of Organization: 1-25 employees
Student intern or project placements positions: Yes
Degree required for positions: Bachelor

Public Health Young Leaders Association

Organization: Public Health Young Leaders Association
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. The vision of PHYLA is to energize and strengthen the growing public health community to become the next generation of leadership focused on improving well-being in the region. We will bring brochures, flyers for local events, mailing list sign up, and applications to get involved (on a volunteer level) with our organization.
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Type: Non-Profit/NGO
Size of Organization: 1-25 employees
Student intern or project placements positions: Yes
Degree required for positions: Bachelor

Social Solutions International

Organization: Social Solutions International
Social Solutions is dedicated to the creation of positive change for underserved populations. Our work touches those in our community and countries worldwide. We are a mission-driven organization that believes that superior science can improve the world.
Location: Rockville, MD
Type: Consulting
Size of Organization: 76-100 employees
Student intern or project placements positions: Yes
Degree required for positions: MPH, MS, PhD, DrPH

U.S. Public Health Service

Organization: U.S. Public Health Service
The U.S. Public Health Service is 1 of 7 uniformed services with a mission to protect, promote and advance the health and safety of the Nation. There are 11 job categories from clinical to environmental and general public health. Officers are stationed in federal agencies across the county and world and also deploy to support public health responses to disasters.
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Type: Government Agency
Size of Organization: 1-25 employees
Student intern or project placements positions: Yes
Degree required for positions: Bachelor, MPH, MS, PhD, DrPH