The Philadelphia Center

Discover Your Direction in Life

The Philly Off-Campus Experience

The Philadelphia Center’s Off-Campus Experience (PHL:EXP) offers you the opportunity to gain college credit while living and learning independently. With our help, you will secure a professional, accredited internship and housing in the vibrant and diverse city of Philadelphia. You can explore career paths through real-world applications and rigorous, seminar-style courses. Upon completion of the program, you will leave Philadelphia with a strong sense of your abilities, social and professional aspirations, and a plan for your future.

Download a copy of our PHL:EXP brochure here.

Chose the PHL:EXP that’s right for you:

16-week semester: You will work 32 hours a week in an internship, participate in two seminars, and live independently in Philadelphia. All liberal arts majors are welcome, and specialized programs are available for student teachers and social work students.

8-week summer program: A 32- to 36-hour-a-week internship and seminar experience gives undergraduates a substantial and meaningful opportunity to learn the dynamics of work. Recent graduates may also apply.