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Upcoming

Thu 1/18 3:00PM - 4:00PM
The Schweitzer Fellowship Program Info Session


4015 Forbes Tower

Learn about this exciting local fellowship opportunity and get ready to apply for the April 2018-19 cohort. The program addresses the health, environmental, and human service needs of underserved and vulnerable populations throughout the Greater Pittsburgh area.  

Tue 1/30 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Resume and Cover Letter Basics: Your Marketing Tools
Public Health A521

Learn how to market yourself with these crucial job search tools. 

Register in advance on Pitt Bridges. 

Wed 1/31
James A. Ferguson Emerging Infectious Diseases Fellowship


Work on projects related to infectious disease treatment, prevention, health disparities, mental health, developmental disabilities, and epidemiology with research mentors from the Kennedy Krieger Institute, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Bloomberg School of Public Health, School of Nursing, Maryland Department of Health, and Bureau of Prisons (Washing D.C. and Baltimore, MD). 
Tue 2/6 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Creating a Federal Resume and Tips on the Application Process
Public Health 1150

Interested in working for the federal government? Join this workshop to learn the difference between a federal resume and a private sector resume, how to format your resume in a way that makes you stand out, and tips for navigating USAJobs.gov. 

Register in advance on Pitt Bridges. 

Fri 2/9
Pittsburgh Schweitzer Fellows Program


An exciting local fellowship opportunity that addresses the health, environmental, and human service needs of underserved and vulnerable populations throughout the Greater Pittsburgh area. Applications are being accepted for the April 2018-19 cohort. Learn more at pittsburghschweitzer.org. 
Wed 2/21 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Interviewing Essentials
Public Health A312

This workshop will cover all phases of the interview process: before, during, and after. 

Register in advance on Pitt Bridges. 

Thu 3/1 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Networking and the One-Minute Commercial
Public Health A521

Prepare for the annual Alumni-Student Networking Breakfast and learn how to market yourself to potential employers in one minute or less. Topics include conversation starters, networking etiquette, following up, and more. 

Register in advance on Pitt Bridges. 

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.  

Tue 3/27 2:00PM - 3:00PM
Salary Negotiation
Public Health A521

Gain skills and confidence to successfully negotiate your salary and benefits package. We will discuss how to determine a target salary, create a pitch, and respond to offers. 

Register in advance on Pitt Bridges. 

Tue 4/10 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Professionalism and Making the Most of your Practicum/Internship
Public Health A521

Tips on how to develop your professional image, making a lasting impression, keeping in touch after your experience is over, and leveraging the skills you gain.  

Register in advance on Pitt Bridges. 

Previous

Tue 1/9/18
How to Organize Your Job Campaign and Find a Match Career Services Workshop
How to Organize Your Job Campaign and Find a Match
Tue 1/9 1:00PM - 2:00PM
Public Health A521

Daunted by the process of applying to jobs and finding the right fit? Come to this workshop to learn about the resources you can use for a successful job search. Have your questions ready!

Register in advance on Pitt Bridges. 

Tue 1/9/18
The Schweitzer Fellowship Program Info Session Career Services Workshop
The Schweitzer Fellowship Program Info Session
Tue 1/9 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Scaife Hall

Learn about this exciting local fellowship opportunity and get ready to apply for the April 2018-19 cohort. The program addresses the health, environmental, and human service needs of underserved and vulnerable populations throughout the Greater Pittsburgh area.  
Mon 1/8/18
Public Health Associate Program with CDC Career Services Application Deadline
Public Health Associate Program with CDC
Mon 1/8


Work with public health agencies and nongovernmental organizations alongside other professionals across a variety of settings. Gain hands-on experience that will serve as a foundation for your public health career.
Wed 12/6/17
The Schweitzer Fellowship Program Info Session Career Services Workshop
The Schweitzer Fellowship Program Info Session
Wed 12/6 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Public Health A312

Learn about this exciting local fellowship opportunity and get ready to apply for the April 2018-19 cohort. The program addresses the health, environmental, and human service needs of underserved and vulnerable populations throughout the Greater Pittsburgh area.  
Wed 11/29/17
What Graduate Students & Postdocs Writing NIH Grants Need to Know Career Services Webinar
What Graduate Students & Postdocs Writing NIH Grants Need to Know
Wed 11/29 2:00PM - 3:00PM


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.

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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 412-648-5987.

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