Why Intern With Us?

HFP is a nonprofit made up of people who care. We care about those who we serve, and those that will serve in the future. We believe it is part of our mission to play a role in the education of the next generation of nonprofit and public health employees and leaders. By interning at HFP, you’ll gain valuable, real world experience while working side by side with the employees of our organization.

HFP interns are typically graduate and undergraduate students studying public health. However, there are many facets to our organizations and internships may be available in public health, finance, communications, fundraising and more!

Sound like you? Explore our internships openings and become part of our team!


Gain valuable experience working in a public health nonprofit.
Network with professionals in the field.
Earn college credit, if arranged through your college or university.
Professional development opportunities through regular meetings with the internship director

Sample Projects

Our interns have completed some of the following projects as part of their work for HFP:

Created program director orientation manual for National Health Corps
Created and implemented survey to assess the availability of trauma treatment services in Philadelphia for children 0-5
Developed comprehensive emergency preparedness plan, including evacuation, sheltering in place and continuity of operations
Assisted in website development for National Health Corps