COVID-19 vaccine

The vaccine is now available for certain groups. Learn more about the City’s plans for distributing vaccines. If you're interested in getting the vaccine, sign up today!

Jobs

COVID-19 jobs

The Department of Public Health is hiring for a variety of new positions to support the City’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. To review current job opportunities, visit:

The CDC Foundation is hiring for positions to provide clinical expertise and support to the Health Department’s ongoing COVID-19 response activities:


Civil service jobs

The Philadelphia Department of Public Health (PDPH) is looking for talented, innovative people who want to make a difference. To view a complete list of current job openings, please visit the Department of Human Resources.

PDPH is not currently hiring for the civil service positions listed below.  However, if you’re interested in one of these positions, send your resume to cityhealthjobs@phila.gov. Make sure to put the position’s title in the subject line. We’ll keep your resume on file and contact you when opportunities become available.

 


Fellowships and internships

Urban Health Policy Fellowship

The Department of Public Health is now accepting applications for its next class of Urban Health Policy Fellows.  This two-year paid fellowship in urban health policy is designed specifically for those with baccalaureate degrees in public health.

The fellowship will begin in early July 2021, and continue through June 2023.  The deadline for the application is Friday, Febuary 26, 2021.  Learn how to apply for the Urban Health Policy Fellowship.

Philadelphia Forward Summer Internship

This eight-week paid internship is designed to provide pre-professional training to those interested in pursuing careers in public health.  Learn how to apply for the Philadelphia Forward Summer Internship.

Other Opportunities

Environmental Health Services offers paid summer positions to college students to conduct mosquito surveillance.  Students must have at least 30 credit hours and be a science or health science major. To apply, email raymond.delaney@phila.gov.

Food Protection offers paid summer positions to college students to conduct inspections of summer feeding sites. Students must have at least 30 credit hours and be a science or health science major. To apply, email leighanne.rainford@phila.gov.

The Public Health Lab offers summer internships to college juniors and seniors. To apply, email kerry.buchs@phila.gov.

The Medical Examiner’s Office offers internships to college students in the following units:

  • Bereavement Support Services
  • Fatality Review Program
  • Pathology
  • Toxicology

Find out more about requirements for internships with the Medical Examiner’s Office.


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