Education and Student Teaching
Make your mark on Philly. We have contacts at educational institutions and organizations all over the city.
We offer a variety of placement opportunities for those interested in this area. To learn more, please use the search engine above to read descriptions of sample internships. You may type in any word in the search engine but some key words are listed below as recommendations:
Alternative and Special Education
Early Childhood Development and K-12 Education
Education and Human Development
Music and Music Education
Philadelphia Center students have worked at the following organizations:
Academy of Natural Sciences
Children’s Crisis Treatment Center
Fleisher Art Memorial
Hall Mercer Community Mental Health
InterAct Theatre Company
JR Masterman School
Temple University Multicultural Affairs
And many, many more!
Thinking about student teaching? Interested in learning more about urban education? The Philadelphia Center is the place to be. TPC offers exceptional opportunities for students seeking to complete their certification requirements by student teaching or volunteering in an urban classroom. Philadelphia’s dynamic public and innovative charter schools provide rich and diverse options to aspiring teachers.
Our 16-week program guarantees a minimum of 15 consecutive weeks of student teaching. You’ll be placed in classrooms satisfying elementary (K-6) and secondary (5-12) education certification. Possible teaching subjects may include math, languages, social studies, science, physical education, music, and visual arts.
Students interested in education but who are not pursuing certification will also find rewarding experiences in the classroom, theaters, museums, and more!
• Unique K-12 student teaching opportunities
• Supportive and collaborative supervision
• Portfolio development
• Optional Senior Seminar
• Making connections between urban education and other social, political, cultural, and economic institutions that impact and intersect with public education.
• Exposure to graduate schools and students from other colleges and universities
• Living, working, and experiencing life in Philly