Internships & Opportunities

MPH students engage in sustained fieldwork placements and may choose 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 Philadelphia.


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

  • Center Volunteers in Medicine,
  • Hunter McGuire Medical Center and
  • MSI International.

You’ll find Epidemiology MPH graduates

  • conducting disease surveillance in government public health agencies;
  • designing and running screening programs and other preventative health services; and
  • directing community demonstration and clinical trials research.

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


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


Median Salary*

Dietitians & Nutritionists






Medical Scientists


Natural Sciences Managers


Preventive Medicine Physicians


Statistical Assistants




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