July 1, 2015 |

Top 5 Careers: Finding a New Field

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Sometimes, trying something new (especially when it’s a position in an industry unfamiliar to you) can be daunting. But it also has large potential to be an eye-opening experience. For college students, interning is a great way to find out if a certain field is a good fit. Take advantage of your time in college and a couple years afterward to check out new industries! If you work part-time at Educators on Call, complete a fellowship with the Philadelphia Office of Policy Planning, or intern with Public Health Management Corporation, the American Heart Association, or SETVI, Inc., you might discover a new field, find a creative way to apply your skills, and start along an unexpected career path.

Educators On Call: Part Time Educator

Educators On Call is hiring substitute teachers for the 2015/2016 school year. This is a great opportunity for anyone wanting to see if the education field is a good fit for him or her. Besides the flexible schedule, the company also offers competitive pay! To apply for this part-time position, you must have a bachelor’s degree.

City of Philadelphia, Office of Policy Planning: Mayor’s Food Policy Fellowship Fall 2015

When you were little, did you always tell people you wanted to change the world? With this opportunity, you can help change Philadelphia’s slice of the world. Mayor Nutter is calling all undergraduate and graduate students to apply for the Food Policy Fellowship. As a fellow, you will research emergency meal policy for the Mayor’s Office of Community Empowerment and Opportunity (CEO), coordinate volunteers at designated soup kitchens, coordinate implementation of Meals and More programming, and collect data on emergency meal guests and providers. Fellows will gain valuable experience and are expected to commit to working 12 to 15 hours a week from late August to early December. This is a fantastic opportunity for a student interested in pursuing a career in the nonprofit sector.

Public Health Management Corporation: Early Childhood Education Program Intern

If you are interested in education, this is the internship for you. Public Health Management Corporation is hiring a graduate student to be their early childhood education program intern. As an intern, you will have the opportunity to work with staff on various projects/programs housed in ECE, such as the JOIN Win-Win ECE Workforce Initiative, ChildWare Childcare Management Software, the SouthEast Regional Key, and the Philadelphia Head Start Partnership. This full-time position begins on July 6 and goes until August 28. Hurry up and apply to get a glimpse of the education industry and decide if it’s the industry for you.

SETVI, Inc.: Business Development Intern

Working as a business development intern at SETVI, Inc., a technology start-up led by Drexel and UPenn graduates, is the perfect way to combine your interest in business and technology. As an intern, you will be responsible for identifying and evaluating specific business opportunities and market trends, completing desktop research, and completing market and competitive analysis. The best part: there is the opportunity for the internship to grow into a part-time position during the school year!

American Heart Association: Communications Intern

Do you consider yourself a social media savant or an up-and-coming marketing mogul? If so, take your skills to the American Heart Association. The company is looking to hire a motivated communications intern who has experience using the Adobe Creative Suite. Intern activities will include marketing, graphic design, and social media. In the fall, you will have the opportunity to assist in the fundraising events. The part-time internship runs from July to November. It starts soon, so apply now!

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