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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.
Available positions: Full-time
Sample Job Titles: Care Outreach Specialist, Intake Care Manager, Development Associate

AmeriCorps VISTA

Organization: AmeriCorps VISTA
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.
Available positions: Full-time
Sample Job Titles: AmeriCorps VISTA member

Geisinger Health System

Organization: Geisinger Health System
The Geisinger Health System is an integrated health services organization widely recognized for its innovative use of the electronic health record and the development of innovative care delivery models.
Available positions: Full-time administrative fellow
Sample Job Titles: Administrative Fellow, Victim/child Advocate, Bilingual Research Consenter, Bioinformatics Analyst

Health Partners Plans

Organization: Health Partners Plans
Health Partners Plans is a non-profit health maintenance organization serving more than 274,400 members in Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Lancaster, Lehigh, Montgomery, Northampton, and Philadelphia counties.
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.
Available positions: Internship
Sample Job Titles: Project Manager, Communication Coordinator, Engagement and Adoption Coordinator

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.
Available positions: None
Sample Job Titles: Public Health Program Manager

Independence Blue Cross

Organization: Independence Blue Cross
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.
Available positions: None
Sample Job Titles: Medical Policy Coordinator

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.
Available positions: Internship
Sample Job Titles: Environmental Health Project Coordinator, Keystone STARS Specialist, Continuing Care Coordinator, Disease Intervention Specialist

Philadelphia Department of Public Health

Organization: Philadelphia Department of Public Health
The Philadelphia Department of Public Health aims to protect and promote the health of all Philadelphians and to provide a safety net for the most vulnerable. They support a broad network of community, hospital, academic and business partners throughout Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley.
Sample Job Titles: Disease Surveillance Investigators, Public Health Program Analyst

Planned Parenthood Southeastern PA

Organization: Planned Parenthood Southeastern PA
Planned Parenthood’s mission is to protect and enhance reproductive freedom, and to increase access to reproductive health services and information.
Available positions: None
Sample Job Titles: Media and Government Relations Specialist, Patient Outreach Coordinator

Public Health Management Corporation

Organization: Public Health Management Corporation
Public Health Management Corporation 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.
Sample Job Titles: PALMS Intervention Manager, Public Health Project Coordinator, Outreach Specialist

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.
Sample Job Titles: In-house Counsel, Population Health Specialist, Integrative Care Project Manager