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 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.


Internships and fellowships

Philadelphia’s Public Health Lab offers summer internships to college juniors and seniors. To apply, email

The Medical Examiner’s Office offers a number of internships to students. Opportunities are available through the following units:

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

The Department of Public Health offers two-year paid fellowships in Urban Health Policy. Learn how to apply for the Urban Health Policy Fellowship.