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Launch your career here


Discover your path to employment with Heights Philadelphia. We guide students through our five-step career process: exposure, exploration, planning, opportunity, and support. And with our established partnerships, students can tap into internships, mentorship, and job opportunities leading to life-sustaining careers.

School-embedded programs

Our career support begins long before the application process begins, with job-focused guidance in middle school, high school, and college.

Site-based summer bridge programs including:

  • High school selection
  • Industry tours
  • Career assemblies
  • Work permit support
  • Stipends
  • Career advising and StrengthsFinder
  • Career exposure

Site-based, Out-of-School-Time, and virtual programs including:

  • Industry and college tours
  • StrengthsFinder
  • Professional networking
  • Stipends
  • Internships
  • Career exposure and advising
  • Resume development
  • Interview preparation
  • Credentialing

Summer bridge and virtual programming including:

  • Professional networking
  • Resume development
  • Interview preparation
  • College support
  • Career advising
  • Stipends
  • Early professional preparation
Heights Philadelphia student and mentor

Internship programs

Available to high school, college, and post-secondary students, our paid internships provide on-the-job experience in a variety of industries including STEM, education, and financial services.

Alumni engagement

The Heights alumni network connects both students and professionals to career opportunities and continued support — even years after graduation.

Heights Philadelphia alumni

Summer programs

Tap into rigorous summer study collaborations with partner colleges. Students explore a variety of topics including writing, environmental science, and career exploration.

Our partners

Career success by the numbers


of Heights high school graduates have a professional resume or LinkedIn profile


internships offered to high school and college students annually


of college students will participate in an internship, field work, research, clinical rotation, or other career-related experiential learning before completing their degree

See more of our program pipeline

Middle school

Enter a clearer pathway to high school selection with summer and weekend programs, tutoring, and advising.

High school

Receive college and career preparation embedded in Philadelphia high schools, including enrichment, summer programs, and 1:1 advising.


Gain a college advisor and connections to greater resources ⎯ including career opportunities, stipends, and scholarships ⎯ at over 70 distinct institutions across the country.

Let’s bring a brighter future to life

Join Heights and see how far Philadelphia students can go.