Civil service jobs

The Department of Public health is looking for talented, innovated people who are looking to make a difference. We are always searching for qualified and diverse people to join our team. The City of Philadelphia offers great potential for career growth and mobility.

For a complete list of current job openings, please visit the Department of Human Resources.

The PDPH is not currently hiring for the civil service positions listed below. However, if you’d like to be notified when positions are open, please submit your resume to Use the subject line to tell us what position that you’re interested in.

We will keep your resume on file and contact you when opportunities become available.

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Internships and fellowships

Philadelphia’s Public Health Lab has internships available during the summer months for students in their junior or senior year of college. To apply, email

The Medical Examiner’s Office (MEO) offers internships in the following units:

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

Learn more about the internships available at the Medical Examiner’s Office.

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

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