Embrace Independence


Are you ready for a new type of challenge? Kickstart your professional life by joining a diverse community of students for a term interning, studying, and exploring life in Philadelphia at Intern Philly!

The sixth largest city in the country, Philadelphia is a young professional’s paradise. It’s economically dynamic, socially diverse, and culturally rich. Based in Center City Philadelphia, Intern Philly lets you apply your on-campus learning to real-world work situations. Program courses will use Philadelphia as your classroom while providing major, minor and general education credit.

The Intern Philly Academic Director will work with you to find an internship placement based on your goals for exploring a career path, establishing a network in your desired professional field, and/or preparing for graduate or professional school. Your experience at Intern Philly will amplify your on-campus studies by providing you with the professional skills, life experience, and applied learning to make you stand out to potential employers and admissions officers.

  • Spring 2021: Intern Philly will offer internship placements which you can do virtually and/or on-site in Philadelphia.* Employers from a wide variety of sectors are keen to have students complete exciting projects online, giving you a unique professional experience. You'll also explore co-curricular activities through online discussion, virtual tours and event streaming. If you prefer, you can come to Philadelphia to do your internship on-site.
*dependent on CDC guidelines for COVID-19

Intern Philly Offers:

  • Customized internship placements across Philadelphia in a wide variety of fields.

  • Courses in Center City – the heart of downtown- that get you out of the classroom to engage the professional, social, and cultural diversity of the city, as well as bring that diversity of perspective and experience into the classroom.

  • Mentoring from the Academic Director that allows time to discuss your experiences studying and working in Philadelphia, with an eye toward building your independence, adaptability, initiative-taking, problem solving skills, and resilience sought by employers.

  • Networking opportunities with other young urban professionals, as well as interview skills training, guidance on writing résumés and cover letters and networking pitches.

  • Health, safety, and student life guidance to help you learn to navigate and explore the city with confidence.

Fees & Scholarship Details
Term/Period Departure Date Return Credits Base Program Fee Application Deadline
Summer 2020 6/1/2020 7/31/2020 6 $1,950 5/15/2020 More Info
Fall 2020 9/8/2020 12/19/2020 16 $2,100 7/15/2020 More Info
Spring 2021 1/19/2021 4/24/2021 16 $12,500 11/1/2020 More Info

Program fees listed are base fees only. Please select MORE INFO for an estimate of additional expenses and any additional fees that may be incurred based on enrollment selections or housing placements. Dates and fees for future terms will be posted as they become available. Please see Program Calendar for detailed dates.

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