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Public Health Career Showcase

5th Annual Public Health Career Showcase

This event has been rescheduled due to the weather advisory:

Wednesday, March 6, 2019
4:00PM-6:30PM
Creese Student Center, Behrakis Grand Hall
3210 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104

The Career Showcase invites all public health professionals from non-profit, governmental, private, and other public health organizations to speak with students about their professional role and responsibilities, organizational mission, purpose and goals, and more. This opportunity helps current students learn more about public health careers and opportunities by connecting students to public health experts, who will share their experiences and answers questions about the job searching process. Please note that companies are not required to have an open position in order to participate, however are welcome to promote any available positions. There is no cost for students or employers to attend.

Organization Registration

Student Registration

Confirmed Organizations

A.J. Drexel Autism Institute

A.J. Drexel Autism Institute

Organization: A.J. Drexel Autism Institute
The A.J. Drexel Autism Institute is the first research organization to apply a public health science approach to understanding and addressing the challenges of autism spectrum disorders (ASD). The Autism Institute is leading the way in discovering, developing, promoting and disseminating population-level and community-based approaches that will prevent autism-associated morbidity and disability and improve the quality of life for individuals with autism of all ages. focus

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, PhD

 

Academia

Academia

Organization: Academia
Public health literacy with a biostatistical emphasis with a humanitarian focus

Location: Philadelphia, PA
Type:
Non-Profit/NGO
Size of Organization:
1-25 employees
Student intern or project placements positions:
No
Degree required for positions:
MPH

 

Campus Health, University of Pennsylvania

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.

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

 

Center in the Park

Center in the Park

Organization: Center in the Park
Founded in 1968, Center in the Park is a non-profit community center in Northwest Philadelphia primarily focused on the needs of older people. The Center fosters respect, independence, and personal growth for each individual. As a community resource, it provides access to supportive services and activities.

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

 

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Center for Injury Research and Prevention

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Center for Injury Research and Prevention

Organization: Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Center for Injury Research and Prevention
The Center for Injury Research and Prevention is a multidisciplinary group of behavioral scientists, clinicians, epidemiologists, biostatisticians, engineers, public health practitioners, and communications professionals at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) Research Institute. We are dedicated to translating research into action to keep children, teens, and young adults safe from injury.

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

 

Congreso de Lationos Unidos, Inc.

Congreso de Lationos Unidos, Inc.

Organization: Congreso de Lationos Unidos, Inc.
Congreso de Latinos Unidos, Inc. is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization founded in 1977 with a mission to enable individuals and families in predominantly Latino neighborhoods to achieve economic self-sufficiency and well being.

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

 

Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual Disabilities (DBHIDS)

Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual Disabilities (DBHIDS)

Organization: Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual Disabilities (DBHIDS)
Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual Disabilities (DBHIDS) is dedicated to promoting healthy behaviors and healthy communities through education and awareness building strategies. DBHIDS has developed a variety of comprehensive and easily accessible online resources and trainings to strengthen awareness of behavioral health tools, services and support available for individuals and families. Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is one of DBHIDS public education program. This training teaches the skills needed to identify, understand, and respond to signs of behavioral health challenges or crises. First Aid is given until appropriate supports are received.

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

 

Drexel University Medicine

Drexel University

Organization: Drexel University
Drexel Medicine is the consolidation of two venerable medical schools with rich and intertwined histories: Hahnemann Medical College and Woman’s Medical College of Pennsylvania. Established in 1848 and 1850, respectively, they were two of the earliest medical colleges in the United States, and Woman’s was the very first medical school for women in the world. Drexel Medicine clinical practice, Drexel University Physicians (DUP), is comprised of approximately 40 physician practices including primary care and specialty groups. DUP is patient-focused and emphasizes quality, innovation and community service, and is enhanced by physician involvement in the research and educational programs. Drexel's Department of Population Health Management (PHM) is a data-driven department comprised of both clinical and non-clinical staff, working in conjunction with the DUP practices, focused on practice transformation, health promotion, quality improvement, cost savings, and improving the patient experience. The Care Coordination Team (CCT) is a centralized unit within PHM comprised of both nurses and outreach coordinators whom supplement practice staff in the provision of disease management, disease prevention, and transitional care management. As a multi-disciplinary team, they provide expertise in mitigating hospital readmission risk, referrals to community resources and self-management support to patients.

Location: Philadelphia, PA
Type:
Hospital/ Healthcare
Size of Organization:
100+ employees
Student intern or project placements positions:
Yes
Degree required for positions:
Bachelor, MPH

 

Foundation for International Medical Relief of Children (FIMRC)

Foundation for International Medical Relief of Children (FIRMC)

Organization: Foundation for International Medical Relief of Children (FIRMC)

FIRMC 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

 

Get Healthy Philly, Philadelphia Department of Public Health

Get Healthy Philly, Philadelphia Department of Public Health

Organization: Get Healthy Philly, Philadelphia Department of Public Health
Get Healthy Philly is dedicated to helping Philadelphians enjoy long and productive lives free from disease, disability, and premature death. We work to change policies, systems, and environments to promote healthy eating and active, smoke-free living.

Location: Philadelphia, PA
Type:
Government Agency
Size of Organization:
26-50 employees
Student intern or project placements positions:
YES
Degree required for positions:
Bachelor, MPH, MS

 

The House Umoja

The House Umoja

Organization: The House Umoja
We are seeking to build the next public health campus for community concerns.

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, MPH, MS, PhD, DrPH

 

Independence Blue Cross

Independence Blue Cross

Organization: KPMG
Serving more than 8 million people nationwide, including 2.5 million in southeastern Pennsylvania, Independence Health Group works together with its subsidiaries and is the leading health insurance organization in the Philadelphia region. 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:
Bachelor, MPH, MS

 

KPMG

KPMG

Organization: KPMG
KPMG is a global network of professional firms providing Audit, Tax, and Advisory services. Our purpose is to turn knowledge into value for the benefit of our clients, our people, and the capital markets. Our member firms aim to provide clients with a globally consistent set of multidisciplinary financial and accounting services based on deep industry knowledge. KPMG LLP, the United States member firm of KPMG International, traces its origins back to 1897. KPMG is one of the world’s leading professional services firms. With 90 offices and more than 29,000 employees and partners throughout the US, we’re leading the industry in new and exciting ways. Our size and strength make us much more agile and responsive to changing trends.

Location: Philadelphia, PA
Type:
Consulting
Size of Organization:
100+ employees
Student intern or project placements positions:
Yes
Degree required for positions:
Bachelor, MPH

 

National Nurse-Led Care Consortium

National Nurse-Led Care Consortium

Organization: National Nurse-Led Care Consortium
U.S. The National Nurse-Led Care Consortium (NNCC) is a national leader supporting and advocating on behalf of nurse leaders. We are a nonprofit member-supported organization, and provide a wide range of services to educate and support nurses on the frontlines of health care. Our mission is to advance nurse-led health care through policy, consultation, and programs to reduce health disparities and meet people’s primary care and wellness needs.

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

 

New Voice for Reproductive Justice

New Voice for Reproductive Justice

Organization: New Voice for Reproductive Justice
New Voices for Reproductive Justice is a Human Rights and Social Justice organization dedicated to the complete health and well-being of Black women, femmes and girls. We utilize the Reproductive Justice framework as an innovative strategy to do policy advocacy, voter engagement and community engagement to eliminate reproductive oppression with partners in Pennsylvania and Ohio.

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

 

Penn Center for Public Health Initiatives

Penn Center for Public Health Initiatives

Organization: Penn Center for Public Health Initiatives
As an Adjunct Fellow and Community Scholar at Penn Center for Public Health Initiatives, I am currently collaborating with the House of Umoja to create and build a community health campus.

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

 

Penn Presbyterian Medical Center (PPMC)

Penn Presbyterian Medical Center (PPMC)

Organization: Penn Presbyterian Medical Center (PPMC)
For more than a century, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center (PPMC) has provided outstanding health care services. It has grown tremendously over the years and today PPMC ranks as one of the region's premier medical facilities, combining state-of-the-art technology with personalized care from outstanding physicians and staff. Founded in 1871, PPMC began as a small 45-bed facility on two and a half acres. Since then, the hospital has grown into a modern 16-acre campus which contains over 300 beds and encompasses an impressive array of medical institutes, specialty centers and research programs. Penn physicians provide excellent treatment for symptoms and conditions. The team at PPMC treats patients as individuals, tailoring their medical care to fit the precise needs of every patient. Our volunteers help provide the best possible support and comfort for our patients, their families and visitors.

Location: Philadelphia, PA
Type:
Hospital/Health Care
Size of Organization:
100+ employees
Student intern or project placements positions:
Yes
Degree required for positions:
Bachelor

 

Philadelphia Department of Public Health, Immunization Program

Philadelphia Department of Public Health-Immunization Program

Organization: Philadelphia Department of Public Health-Immunization Program
The Philadelphia Immunization Program is part of the Philadelphia Department of Public Health Division of Disease Control. The Immunization Program is a federally-funded program that distributes vaccines to local healthcare providers. We monitor the use of the vaccines, reporting of use by providers, and we work to keep Philadelphia residents healthy by increasing vaccination coverage rates. We oversee the following programs including Vaccines for Children, Vaccines for Adults at Risk, PhilaVax IIS, Community Flu Clinics, Outreach, and other various projects.

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

 

Philadelphia Department of Public Health, STD Control Program

Philadelphia Department of Public Health, STD Control Program

Organization: Philadelphia Department of Public Health, STD Control Program
The Department of Public Health's STD Control Program works to control the spread of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in Philadelphia, including gonorrhea, chlamydia, syphilis and HIV. The program: *Provides walk in testing and treatment for STDs at Health Center 1 and Health Center 5. *Controls the spread of STDs by offering confidential services, including referral, testing, and treatment to the sex partners of people with an STD. *Provides education, urine-based screening, and treatment for gonorrhea and chlamydia in all Philadelphia public high schools. *Provides advice and consultation to doctors, nurses, and other community partners about the diagnosis and treatment of STDs. *Provides free male and female condoms.

Location: Philadelphia, PA
Type:
Government Agency
Size of Organization:
26-50 employees
Student intern or project placements positions:
YES
Degree required for positions:
Bachelor, MPH

 

Public Citizens for Children and Youth (PCCY)

Public Citizens for Children and Youth (PCCY)

Organization: PCCY
PCCY's mission is to improve the lives and life chances of children and youth in southeastern PA through thoughtful and informed advocacy. Since 1980, PCCY has been a catalyst for significant policy change to benefit children primarily in the areas of health care, k-12 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 Management Corporation

Public Health Management Corporation

Organization: Public Health Management Corporation
Public Health Management Corporation (PHMC) is a nonprofit public health institute that creates and sustains healthier communities. PHMC uses best practices to improve community health through direct service, partnership, innovation, policy, research, technical assistance and a prepared workforce. PHMC has served the Greater Philadelphia region since 1972. With nearly 1400 employees serving 123,000 clients annually through hundreds of programs and subsidiary nonprofits known as our affiliates, PHMC has become one of the largest and most comprehensive public health organizations in the nation.

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

 

Public Health Management Corporation (PHMC)

Public Health Management Corporation (PHMC)

Organization: Public Health Management Corporation (PHMC)
Public Health Management Corporation (PHMC) is a nonprofit public health institute that creates and sustains healthier communities. PHMC uses best practices to improve community health through direct service, partnership, innovation, policy, research, technical assistance and a prepared workforce. PHMC has served the Greater Philadelphia region since 1972. With nearly 1400 employees serving 123,000 clients annually through hundreds of programs and subsidiary nonprofits known as our affiliates, PHMC has become one of the largest and most comprehensive public health organizations in the nation.

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

 

Public Health Young Leaders Association (PHYLA)

Public Health Young Leaders Association (PHYLA)

Organization: Public Health Young Leaders Association (PHYLA)
PHYLA hopes to provide meaningful career development opportunities to public health young professionals whose needs do not align with existing young professional organizations. PHYLA is here to fill the gap in mentoring and networking needs of Philadelphia's young public health professionals. We hope you will join us in creating a thriving, supportive community.

Location: Philadelphia, PA
Type:
Non-Profit/NGO
Size of Organization:
1-25 employees
Student intern or project placements positions:
No
Degree required for positions:
MPH

 

Temple University College of Public Health

Temple University College of Public Health

Organization: Temple University College of Public Health
As one of the few programs of its type accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH), the Temple University public health B.S. program addresses a broad range of public health concerns, including individual disease prevention and injury/harm reduction behaviors, distribution and development of disease through epidemiological assessment and community program development, implementation, and evaluation. The program also includes 200 and 400 hour internship experiences.

Location: Philadelphia, PA
Type:
University/Academic Institution
Size of Organization:
100+ employees
Student intern or project placements positions:
Yes
Degree required for positions:
Bachelor, MPH, MS, PhD, DrPH

 

Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals

Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals

Organization: Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals
Jefferson University Hospitals and Thomas Jefferson University are partners in providing excellent clinical and compassionate care for our patients in the Philadelphia region, educating the health professionals of tomorrow in a variety of disciplines and discovering new knowledge that will define the future of clinical care. We are 30,000+ people re-imagining health care, education and discovery. We are many things, but every day all of us are dedicated to one thing: Improving lives. Jefferson continues to top the list of hospitals in Pennsylvania (3rd) and the Philadelphia metro area (2nd) in U.S. News & World Report's annual listing of the best hospitals and specialties. Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals has 951 licensed acute care beds, with major programs in a wide range of clinical specialties. Services are provided at five primary locations, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (the main hospital facility, which was established in 1825) and Jefferson Hospital for Neuroscience, both in Center City Philadelphia; Jefferson Methodist Hospital and Jefferson at the Navy Yard, both in South Philadelphia; and Jefferson at Voorhees in South Jersey.

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

 

U.S. Public Health Service

U.S. Public Health Service

Organization: U.S. Public Health Service
U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps, is 1 of the 7 uniformed services, with a mission to protect, promote, and advance the health and safety of our Nation. https://www.usphs.gov/

Location: Philadelphia, PA
Type:
Other Private Sector/Business
Size of Organization:
100+ employees
Student intern or project placements positions:
YES
Degree required for positions:
Bachelor, MPH, MS, PhD, DrPH