Internships & Opportunities

MPH students engage in sustained fieldwork placements, choosing from more than 175 community partners in Philadelphia and its surrounding communities. Placements include nonprofit agencies, public health organizations and social work centers, such as Prevention Point.

Careers

Exchange practical knowledge and expertise with fellow students who come from a variety of professional backgrounds. Students in the MPH have worked at organizations like

  • AmeriHealth,
  • Habitat for Humanity,
  • Philadelphia Health Management Corporation and
  • Polaris.

Graduates from the program have obtained positions as

  • environmental health researchers,
  • health trainers and communications officers,
  • municipal, state or federal environmental health officers,
  • onsite environmental health technicians or managers,
  • program managers or consultants, and
  • risk analysts.

Career Services

As a Temple student, you can visit the Career Center for support during your job or internship search. Drop in for a short visit or schedule a 30-minute coaching session to discuss components of your professional profile, including your résumé and LinkedIn presence.

You’ll also have access to

Outcomes

Career opportunities and mid-career salaries for the Environmental Health MPH may include the following examples.

Career

Median Salary*

Environmental Economists

$101,050.00

Environmental Engineering Technicians

$49,170.00

Environmental Engineers

$84,890.00

Environmental Science & Protection Technicians, Including Health

$44,190.00

Environmental Scientists & Specialists, Including Health

$68,910.00

Health Educators

$53,070.00

Industrial Safety & Health Engineers

$86,720.00

Occupational Health & Safety Specialists

$70,920.00

Occupational Health & Safety Technicians

$48,820.00

Preventive Medicine Physicians

$206,920.00

* Data obtained from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) under sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).