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.


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 also visit the University’s 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.

Career services can provide

Learn more about Temple’s Career Center.


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


Median Salary*

Environmental Economists


Environmental Engineering Technicians


Environmental Engineers


Environmental Science & Protection Technicians, Including Health


Environmental Scientists & Specialists, Including Health


Health Educators


Industrial Safety & Health Engineers


Occupational Health & Safety Specialists


Occupational Health & Safety Technicians


Preventive Medicine Physicians


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