May 13, 2015 |

Top 5 Careers: Summer PositionsStill Available In Philadelphia!


As finals are wrapping up and you have to somehow find a way to move all of the stuff out of your dorm room or apartment, you may not have quite nailed down a summer job or internship. Never fear! Campus Philly is here to help you out on that front. Check out four awesome opportunities for this summer, from being a photography intern for United by Blue to an HR recruiting intern for Almac Clinical Technologies. Bonus for any graduating seniors: we’ve also got a great AmeriCorps opportunity for the entire next year starting in August.

Philadelphia Parking Authority: Web Application Development Intern
For all the computer science people out there — the Philadelphia Parking Authority needs your expertise! They are looking for an intern who is currently studying computer science (whether at a bachelor or master’s level) with expertise in .NET, Java, Python, or Ruby. Responsibilities will include designing and developing new features on existing web applications including UI, business logic, data access and data schema; troubleshooting defects and implementing code fixes; and implementing and executing unit tests. Apply today! 

United By Blue: Photography Intern
You may have seen the flagship store of this company dedicated to sustainable clothing and outdoor supplies near 2nd and Race. For every product sold at United by Blue, the company removes one pound of trash from the local oceans and waterways. They are seeking a photography intern who is interested in hands-on experience working within a highly creative branding environment. Applicants should be forward-thinking, flexible, and welcome more than a little dirt on their shoes. 

Houghton International: Customer Service Representative
Based in Souderton, PA, Houghton International is a specialty chemical company that has been in continuous operation since 1865, and you can apply to be a customer service representative with them today! Responsibilities will include processing warehouse shipments including scheduling the orders; verifying stock; reviewing key order information for accuracy and creating ship confirmations in a timely manner; and processing monthly billings for consignment sites and consolidated billing locations.

The DREAM Program, Inc.: AmeriCorps VISTA Empowerment Director
If you already have something lined up for the summer and are looking for something further down the line, check out this opportunity with The DREAM Program. The program is a youth mentoring organization in Philadelphia which recruits college students to serve as mentors to youth growing up in affordable housing communities, and you can apply to be a program empowerment director. Your duties will include providing leadership and direction to students and serving as a liaison between student groups and DREAM’s housing partners.

Almac Clinical Technologies: HR Recruiting Intern 
Dedicated to conducting clinical trials to ensure the best pharmaceutical and biotech products reach the market, Almac Clinical Technologies is looking for a customer service representative who will work directly with the HR recruitment staff to find the best talent possible. Responsibilities will include providing administrative support to recruiting staff; coordinating and scheduling meetings, interviews and assessments/verifications; and assisting with assembly and mailing of benefit and new hire packets. Applicants should have completed two years of college education.


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