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Tue 11/28
Yerby Postdoctoral Fellowship 2017

The Yerby Postdoctoral Fellowship Program draws on the rich research environment and intellectual resources of one of the world’s premier public health training institutions, the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.This initiative is geared toward expanding the diversity of those entering academic public health. The program creates a bridge between academic training in health-related disciplines and entry-level faculty positions at institutions throughout the United States. The goal of the program is to advance the intellectual and professional development of each Yerby fellow. Applications are now being accepted online for the 2018-2019 cohort.
Wed 11/29 2:00PM - 3:00PM
What Graduate Students & Postdocs Writing NIH Grants Need to Know

The ability to write successful grant applications for extramural support is now more important than ever, especially with regard to funding the research training and career development of graduate students and post-doctoral fellows. This webinar will address best practices for effective grantsmanship, approaches for competitive applications, common mistakes made by junior investigators, and tips to increase chances for success. The focus will be on NIH’s individual fellowships for graduate students and post-doctoral fellows. Topics that will be discussed include key required application components, specific content that should be included when completing these sections, and NIH’s fellowship grant review process, scoring system, and review criteria.
Wed 12/6 12:00PM - 1:00PM
The Schweitzer Fellowship Program Info Session
Public Health A312

Learn about this exciting local fellowship opportunity. Presented by Joan Haley, Pittsburgh program executive director.
Fri 3/16 7:30AM - 10:00AM
5th Annual Alumni-Student Networking Breakfast

Connect with your future at the Fifth Annual Alumni-Student Networking Breakfast! Students can practice networking skills with alumni while learning about diverse career paths open to the future public health workforce.  


Wed 11/15/17
National Institutes of Health Loan Repayment Programs Career Services Deadline
National Institutes of Health Loan Repayment Programs
Wed 11/15

The NIH Loan Repayment Programs (LRPs) are a set of programs established by Congress and designed to recruit and retain highly qualified health professionals into biomedical or biobehavioral research careers. The LRPs counteract that financial pressure by repaying up to $35,000 annually of a researcher's qualified educational debt in return for a commitment to engage in NIH mission-relevant research. 
Mon 11/13/17
Presenting Your Research in English - A Seminar for Non-native English Speakers Career Services Workshop
Presenting Your Research in English - A Seminar for Non-native English Speakers
Mon 11/13 8:30AM - 12:30PM
Starzl Biomedical Science Tower

This interactive seminar for postdoctoral trainees, who are non-native English speakers, will give you the opportunity to expand your cultural intelligence, learn how to tell your science story, practice describing your data, and improve your presentation skills. This seminar is FREE; however, enrollment is limited to 40 participants. Priority admission is based on number of years in training. This seminar involves a formal commitment and pre-work assignment in order to attend. 
Wed 11/8/17
Leveraging LinkedIn: Building Your Online Presence Career Services Seminar Series
Leveraging LinkedIn: Building Your Online Presence
Wed 11/8 3:00PM - 5:00PM
O'Hara Student Center

LinkedIn is one of the most powerful tools used to develop an effective network, yet many users do not know how to get the most out of the platform. This program will focus on the major concepts of LinkedIn; creating a profile, making connections and finding opportunities, for both first time and experienced users. Attendees will learn tips and tricks to ensure their profiles stand out and are targeted to attract the people or organizations who can help them advance their careers.
Mon 11/6/17
Presidential Management Fellows program Career Services Application Deadline
Presidential Management Fellows program
Mon 11/6 12:00PM - 12:05PM

The PMF Class of 2018 application will open over a 10-day period beginning October 23. Once the application opens, you will be able to access the PMF application via a job opportunity announcement on USAJOBS.
 You must submit a resume and transcript (and/or alternative), and supporting documentation for any of the following that apply to you: requesting reasonable accommodations, claiming veterans' preference, and/or claiming Native American/Indian preference. Please review the Application Tips for specifics on resumes and transcripts.

NOTE:  The announcement will only be visible during the application period, October 23-November 6.

Thu 10/26/17
Re-Sequencing: How to Heighten Productivity and Maintain Balance Career Services Seminar Series
Re-Sequencing: How to Heighten Productivity and Maintain Balance
Thu 10/26 3:00PM - 5:00PM
Starzl Biomedical Science Tower

This workshop will focus on appropriately organizing and budgeting time at any stage of training to maximize productivity. This is NOT just a time management workshop. The goal of this workshop is to give you a better understanding of how to successfully juggle tasks--in both work and life--to be as effective as possible in the workplace. The workshop will be highly interactive and will encourage you to get started on the “re-sequencing” of work and life events for increased success.

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To get moving in the right direction, schedule an appointment online. Joan Anson, director of career services, can also be reached by phone at 412-648-5987.

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