The path to your passion starts here.
As a student, your time at Temple is just the beginning. Our goal is to prepare you to graduate from Temple ready to pursue the career of your dreams, and to help you get there. At Temple, we strive to empower students to think about their next steps and find career success with the help of our comprehensive career development services.
Here, you can discover career resources, explore undergraduate job and internship opportunities, and see how some of our alumni have taken what they learned at Temple and applied it to their professional endeavors.
Temple’s Career Center provides students with a plethora of resources and services so they can make a seamless transition into the workforce after graduation. Whether you’re seeking information about how to create a résumé, nail an interview or build your brand; looking for an internship or employment; or considering graduate school, the Career Center and its various resources are available to help you kickstart and shape your life after Temple. Explore some of the many career resources that, as a Temple student, are right at your fingertips.
With Main Campus just a mile from the center of Philadelphia, you can find job and internship opportunities almost everywhere. Temple has partnerships with organizations throughout the city that provide students with real-world experiences while they’re studying here to set them up for success after graduation.
A short walk or train ride takes you to world-class museums, Fortune 500 corporate headquarters, premier research hospitals and the country’s largest, landscaped, urban park. And Temple’s more than 149,000 alumni in the region love to hire Temple students.
In the video below, a Temple student talks about discovering what he wants to do with the rest of his life while interning at the Philadelphia Zoo.
Endless possibilities in Philadelphia and beyond await after your time at Temple. For some students, the knowledge, skills and opportunities gained at Temple kickstarted the career path of their dreams.
In just a few short years following graduation, these Owl alumni are innovating and succeeding in their industries through skill, passion, innovation and determination.
Vice President, Charitable Foundation Program Manager for TD Bank, CLA ’14
Only five years after graduating, Erinn Corbett-Wright found her calling in the nonprofit world. Fueled by her desire to do good and make a difference in her community, she attributes the start of her explosive career to one political science class she took at Temple.Read Erinn’s full story.
Manager, Digital and Social Content Publishing at the National Basketball Association, KLN ’15
While completing his master of journalism degree, Doug found a passion for sports writing that led to an all-star career path. He credits the skills and support he received from Temple with furthering his journey to the NBA.Read Douglas’s full story.
Co-Founder of Jazz Lives Philadelphia and saxophonist in the Count Basie Orchestra, BYR ’16
Josh joined Temple thanks to a scholarship through the Duke Ellington Festival, and eventually earned his master’s in jazz performance. His nonprofit, Jazz Lives Philadelphia, organizes small-venue performances and holds master classes in underserved schools throughout Philadelphia.Read Joshua’s full story.
FBI Management and Program Analyst, KLN ’18
After the life-altering death of her god brother, Toni drew on the journalism skills she gained at Temple and her dedication to criminal justice reform to jump-start her career with the FBI.Read Toni’s full story.
Product Manager of Interactivity at Comcast, ENG ’17
Abby Sydnes has emerged as a tech leader in today’s innovative climate at Comcast’s headquarters right here in Philadelphia. She started her journey building robots and interning at NASA during her time at Temple.Read Abigal’s full story.
Resident Physician in General Surgery at the Mount Sinai Health System, CST ’16, FOX ’18, MED ’19
Keval Ray bravely serves on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic as one of our nation’s healthcare heroes.Read Keval’s full story.