The Philadelphia Center

Discover Your Direction in Life

Medicine & Health

Benjamin Franklin and Dr. Thomas Bond established America’s first hospital, Pennsylvania Hospital, in Philadelphia in 1751. Since then Philadelphia has maintained its reputation for medical excellence. You could work at any number of hospitals, schools, clinics, rehabilitation, research and social services facilities. 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 Medicine and Therapies
Community and Public Health
Creative Arts Therapy
Health and Fitness
Medical Research
Mental Health
Nursing and Health Studies
Physical and Occupational Therapy
Social Work
Speech Therapy
Veterinary and Zoology

You could have an opportunity to work at any of the following institutions and organizations:
Children’s Hospital
First Philadelphia Charter School
Lux Spa
Maternity Care Coalition
Methodist Hospital
Philadelphia Zoo
Temple University Hospital
Thomas Jefferson University
Saint Joseph’s University
University of Pennsylvania