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Workshops and Important Dates


Wed 11/14 11:00AM - 2:00PM
Career Services Celebrates 10 Years of Service!
Public Health Commons (1st floor)

Stop by our table in the Public Health Commons for a quick resume/CV review, ideas for your job search strategy, or just to shop the many free handouts we have to give away related to your career preparation.

Wed 11/14 6:00PM - 8:00PM
Strategies for Excellence in Written Professional Communication
Scaife Hall

Do you want to make sure the recipients of your professional correspondence understand--and efficiently act on--requests or instructions within an email, letter, or memo? This workshop is designed to provide postdoctoral trainees with strategies for writing effective emails, letters, and memos.
The session will cover:
• email etiquette,
• how best to address correspondence to various audiences, and
• how to most effectively include information and instructions within correspondence.
Participants will leave this session with a list of useful references and other handouts to use towards best outcomes when corresponding with faculty, students, supervisors, applicants, customers, and colleagues.
Thu 11/15 3:00PM - 5:00PM
Building Mentoring Relationships: Views from Multiple Perspectives
Scaife Hall

Join Dr. Paul Monga, Chair for Experimental Pathology, as he generates an exciting conversation with a junior faculty member, a postdoc, and a graduate student from his department who will share their insights and experiences for building positive mentoring relationships.

Wed 11/21 10:30AM - 12:00PM
Postdoctoral Orientation to Career Development
Biomedical Sciences Tower 3 (BST3)

Hosted by the Center for Doctoral and Postdoctoral Career Development (DPCD), this seminar provides a framework for career development and introduces new trainees to strategies, programs, and resources that can be integrated throughout training. S123 Starzl Biomedical Science Tower

Fri 2/22 7:30AM - 10:00AM
6th Annual Alumni-Student Networking Breakfast
Public Health Commons (1st floor)

The Alumni-Student Networking Breakfast is an opportunity for current masters and doctoral students to connect with Pitt Public Health alumni working within the field of public health.


Fri 11/9/18
Fall 2018 Diversity Career Conference and Fair Career Services Conference
Fall 2018 Diversity Career Conference and Fair
Fri 11/9 9:00AM - 2:30PM
William Pitt Union

This annual event will feature a keynote speaker, breakout sessions, a networking lunch and a career fair. Hosted by the Career Center. Open to students and alumni of the University of Pittsburgh. Professional dress preferred. Register on Handshake.

Thu 11/8/18
Pittsburgh Urban Leadership Service Experience (PULSE) Open House Career Services Workshop
Pittsburgh Urban Leadership Service Experience (PULSE) Open House
Thu 11/8 7:00PM - 9:00PM
Pittsburgh, PA

PULSE is a year-long service and leadership experience that cultivates a community of young servant leaders to transform Pittsburgh by working with local nonprofits. Visit the PULSE South Hilltop house to learn more about the program from current fellows (317 Kingsboro Street, Pittsburgh).

Tue 11/6/18
Federal Employment: How to Apply and be Competitive Career Services Workshop
Federal Employment: How to Apply and be Competitive
Tue 11/6 11:00AM - 12:30PM
A521 Public Health

Tamara Ivosevic, Executive Director of the Pittsburgh Federal Executive Board will share information, tips and advice on using and navigating the federal application process. If possible, register in advance on Pitt Bridges.
Mon 11/5/18
Public Health Informatics Fellowship Program (PHIFP) Career Services Deadline
Public Health Informatics Fellowship Program (PHIFP)
Mon 11/5

Fellows in this 2-year program serve as data detectives—they help CDC, other federal agencies, state and local health departments, and international public health organizations investigate and solve complex public health informatics challenges.
Thu 10/25/18
CV to Resume: Preparing for Employment Outside of Academia Career Services Workshop
CV to Resume: Preparing for Employment Outside of Academia
Thu 10/25 3:00PM - 5:00PM
O'Hara Student Center

This workshop will provide information and explore strategies used to effectively prepare and market oneself to those in industry, government and non-profit organizations.

Pitt Bridges Login

Login to Pitt Bridges, Pitt Public Health's online job board and Web-based recruiting system.

To get moving in the right direction, schedule an appointment online. Joan Anson, director of career services, can also be reached by phone at 412-624-3806.

Other Sources for Career Development

For more workshops, visit Professional Development.  

Consider taking the Student Certification in Teaching Fundamentals.

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