The Philadelphia Center

Discover Your Direction in Life

Overview

The Philadelphia Center (TPC) is one of the nation’s oldest experiential education and off-campus study programs.  Since 1967, TPC has helped more than 6,700 students from over 80 colleges and 50 countries discover their personal and professional direction in life through one of the following programs:

16 week semester program for all undergraduates - Students work 32 hours per week in an internship they choose, enroll in two seminars, and live independently in Philadelphia. Download a PDF of our Fall and Spring application now.

8 week summer program for undergraduates - An 8-week internship and seminar experience that gives undergraduates a substantial and meaningful opportunity to learn the dynamics of work.

8 week summer program for recent graduates - An 8-week internship and seminar experience that provides graduates with a substantial and meaningful opportunity to explore the dynamics of work prior to graduate school or launching their career.