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Upcoming

Wed 6/20 10:30AM - 12:00PM
Postdoctoral Orientation to Career Development
Starzl Biomedical Science Tower

Hosted by the Center for Doctoral and Postdoctoral Career Development (DPCD), this monthly seminar will provide a framework for career development and introduce new trainees to valuable strategies, programs and resources that can be integrated throughout training. S123 Starzl Biomedical Science Tower
Fri 6/22
Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) Fellowship Applications


CDC’s EIS program offers a unique opportunity to investigate disease outbreaks around the world. Open to doctoral-level scientists with a background in public health, physicians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals. 
Mon 7/23 10:30AM - 12:00PM
Postdoctoral Orientation to Career Development
Starzl Biomedical Science Tower

The Center for Doctoral and Postdoctoral Career Development (DPCD) holds this monthly seminar so that new trainees can participate early in their training. The objectives of this 90-minute program are to: highlight the importance of career planning and professional development, introduce career development programs and resources, provide a framework for career development, and facilitate networking with members of the University of Pittsburgh Postdoctoral Association. 
Wed 8/1 5:00PM - 5:00PM
National Biosafety and Biocontainment Training Program (NBBTP) Fellowship


The NBBTP was conceived as a partnership between the Division of Occupational Health and Safety (DOHS) and the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland. The NBBTP offers two-year Masters and post-doctoral fellowships at the NIH Bethesda Campus providing a rare opportunity to receive professional training in biosafety and biocontainment at one of the foremost biomedical research centers in the world.

Fri 10/19
Pitt Public Health Fall Career Fair
Location TBD

The Pitt Public Health Career Fair is an opportunity for current masters and doctoral students to connect with a diverse group of public health employers. Stay tuned for more details!

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.

Previous

Tue 6/19/18
Create Success Through Fulfillment: How to Shift from Chasing Life to Creating It Career Services Event
Create Success Through Fulfillment: How to Shift from Chasing Life to Creating It
Tue 6/19 6:00PM - 7:30PM
Scaife Hall

In this UPPDA presentation, you will experience a down-to-earth, practical approach to learn to create lasting fulfillment, satisfaction and success in your personal and professional life.
Fri 5/18/18
NIH Career Symposium (Bethesda, MD) Career Services Event
NIH Career Symposium (Bethesda, MD)
Fri 5/18 8:30AM - 4:15PM


The NIH Career Symposium highlights the diversity of career choices available to your generation of biomedical researchers. Whether you are a new graduate student, postdoc, or clinical fellow just beginning to consider career options or a senior student/fellow ready to look for a job, the NIH Career Symposium is for you. This event has 16 panels of career choices, ~60 speakers, and career skills sessions to help you prepare for the next step in your career.

Open to postdocs, clinical fellows and PhD-level graduate students. This event is free to attend (participants are responsible for their own travel expenses).

Wed 5/16/18
Postdoctoral Orientation to Career Development Career Services Workshop
Postdoctoral Orientation to Career Development
Wed 5/16 10:30AM - 12:00PM
Starzl Biomedical Science Tower

The Center for Doctoral and Postdoctoral Career Development (DPCD) holds this monthly seminar so that new trainees can participate early in their training. The objectives of this 90-minute program are to: highlight the importance of career planning and professional development, introduce career development programs and resources, provide a framework for career development, and facilitate networking with members of the University of Pittsburgh Postdoctoral Association. Registration recommended. S123 Starzl Biomedical Science Tower. 
Mon 5/14/18
Moving Your Workday to Wellness: Introduction to the Genius Break Method of Mindfulness Career Services Workshop
Moving Your Workday to Wellness: Introduction to the Genius Break Method of Mindfulness
Mon 5/14 5:30PM - 7:00PM
Scaife Hall

Mindfulness can contribute to better health and well-being for workers, and stronger performance outcomes concerning engagement, time management, social communication, and creativity. This event will introduce Pitt postdocs to the concept of mindfulness in the work place and lab setting. Sponsored by the University of Pittsburgh Postdoctoral Association (UPPDA). Registration required.

Tue 4/17/18
Virtual Information Session for National Biosafety & Biocontainment Training Program (NBBTP) Career Services Webinar/Online Event
Virtual Information Session for National Biosafety & Biocontainment Training Program (NBBTP)
Tue 4/17 1:00PM - 1:30PM


Join a representative from the National Biosafety & Biocontainment Training Program (NBBTP) for a brief and casual VIRTUAL information session with Q&A for graduate students, PhD candidates, post-docs, and alumni (minimum of a Master's degree) preparing for, or already pursuing, a biosafety career in a high containment facility.

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.  

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