June 3, 2015 |

Top 5 Careers:Opportunities In and Around Philly


Downtown Philadelphia isn’t the only happening area in Southeastern, PA (although we do love it); the Greater Philadelphia area is home to plenty of jobs, restaurants, shops, and night life! If your priority is a short commute to work, one of these areas, whether it be Philly, Newtown, Willow Grove, or New Hope, is close to you. Even if you don’t live nearby, these jobs and internships are worth any commute!

Campus Philly: Meet Philly Tour Street Team
Do you love calling Philly your home or your home-away-from-home? Do you want to share your fondness of this city with other college students? If you answered yes to both of those questions, then this is the perfect internship for you! As an intern on the Meet Philly Tour Street Team at Campus Philly, you will introduce regional college students to resources in Philadelphia via Campus Philly’s Insider Guide to Philadelphia. Other responsibilities will include setting up tabling materials, greeting students, and speaking knowledgeably about Campus Philly’s mission and programs at tabling events and photographing events. This is a fantastic opportunity to meet other college students while helping them to lay their roots in the City of Brotherly Love.

Beneficial Bank: Relationship Consultant 2
A position at a Newtown-based branch of Beneficial Bank is perfect for someone who lives in Bucks County and wants a quick drive to work. As the relationship consultant, you will take on the role of senior teller and senior customer service representative making the customer’s experience as enjoyable as possible. Take a break from the city’s hustle and bustle and use your lunch break to explore Newtown!

PREIT: Marketing Intern
Conveniently located in Willow Grove, PREIT (Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust) is looking to hire an undergraduate marketing intern. The marketing intern will work closely with the marketing director to market programs and initiatives that are developed to drive sales/traffic and NOI growth. Responsibilities will also include assisting in the development and implementation of mall marketing programs, website/social media site management, execution of community-based programs and retailer-community relations and visual merchandising. A perk is that this part-time position is also paid!

BioPharm Communications: Graphic Design Intern
BioPharm Communications would like to add a graphic design intern to their company. The applicant should be familiar with the Adobe Creative Suite and HTML. You are suited for this position if you are creative, have strong oral and written skills, and can work independently. This full-time position will give you awesome resume-boosting experience and is paid! What makes this internship even better is the location. New Hope, right on the Delaware River, is a hub for young people, funky shops, and an energetic night life. Hurry up and apply! They want someone to start as soon as possible.

YCenter: Software Development Intern
If you are spending the summer in Philly, your commute to YCenter will be nice and easy. YCenter piloted a software which helps to provide healthcare to those in Mozambique, Africa and now they are looking for a computer-savvy intern. As a software development intern, you will get to sharpen your coding skills.


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