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Mon 9/18 to Fri 9/22
Postdoc Appreciation Week


The NPA has sponsored National Postdoc Appreciation Day/Week to recognize the significant contributions that postdoctoral scholars make to U.S. research and discovery. Institutions from across the country and other parts of the world, including Pitt, participate by holding special events.

Fri 9/22 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Information Session: Opportunities at the Allegheny County Department of Human Services
Public Health A521

Learn more about the DHS Local Government Student Case Competition, the Scholars and Fellows in Local Government Program, and other exciting opportunities available through the Department of Human Services.  

Fri 9/22 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Postdocs Pirates Game at PNC Park


Watch the Pittsburgh Pirates take on the St. Louis Cardinals at PNC Park. Limited Number of discounted tickets available for $10.
Wed 9/27 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Navigating Work Authorization as an International Student
Public Health A521

Presented by Sara Jones, associate director, Office of International Services. This is a brown bag lunch and learn - bring your own lunch and we will provide cookies and beverages. 
Tue 10/3
NIGMS Postdoctoral Research Associate (PRAT) program- Accepting Applications


Applications must be submitted via the Fi2 funding mechanism. PRAT fellows conduct research in scientific areas within the Institute’s mission while in an NIH intramural research program (IRP) lab. Before applying, applicants must identify a potential preceptor in the NIH IRP and develop a research proposal.  
PRAT fellows receive 3 years of stipend support and additional benefits such as health insurance, a travel allowance and professional development training activities, including a monthly seminar series designed specifically for fellows. 
Tue 10/3 to Wed 10/4
Women in Science and Medicine
University Club

This annual two-day event celebrates and highlights the presence and accomplishments of women in medicine and science at the University; provides a venue for women to share strengths, talents, and experience; and fosters an academic culture which supports the professional and personal development of women students, postdoctoral and clinical fellows, and faculty members in medicine and science. Registration deadline is September 27.
Wed 10/11 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Resume & Cover Letter Basics: Your Marketing Tools!
Public Health A521

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

Mon 10/16 12:00PM - 1:00PM
LinkedIn for the Public Health Professional
Public Health A622

LinkedIn is one of the most valuable professional networking tools. This workshop, customized for the field of public health, will include tips on developing a strong profile, building and leveraging a strategic network, and identifying career opportunities. 

Tue 10/17 1:00PM - 2:00PM
Navigating a Career Fair and Networking with Employers
Public Health A521

Vital tips and advice on networking at the fall Career Fair and beyond, including how to do employer research, prepare an elevator speech, follow up with employers, and more.

Wed 10/18 4:00PM - 6:00PM
SCIENCE 2017 Career Symposium
University Club - Ballroom B

This interactive workshop, presented by the Office of Academic Career Development–Health Sciences and the University of Pittsburgh Postdoctoral Association, is designed to bolster the professional development of postdoctoral fellows and graduate students by providing practical input for discovering emerging employment opportunities in today’s job market.
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Tue 9/19/17
Assessing Journal Quality: Prestigious vs Predatory Publications Career Services Seminar Series
Assessing Journal Quality: Prestigious vs Predatory Publications
Tue 9/19 3:00PM - 5:00PM
Starzl Biomedical Science Tower

The right journals can increase the dissemination and impact of your publications. In this interactive session, learn how to balance impact factors, publishing models, and other factors, and become familiar with free online tools to identify best-fit journals. Finally, defang predatory publishers and their journals by learning to recognize and avoid them!
Tue 9/19/17 to Wed 9/20/17
Pitt Fall 2017 Career Fair Career Services Event
Pitt Fall 2017 Career Fair
Tue 9/19 to Wed 9/20
William Pitt Union

Students, meet prospective employers at this annual, University-wide career fair. Useful for students at every level - whether you are job hunting or not! September 19 and 20 focus on STEM-related employers. Hosted by the Pitt Office for Career Development and Placement Assistance (CDPA). Student registration information available in the fall. Check Pitt Bridges for updates. 

Mon 9/18/17 to Fri 9/22/17
Postdoc Appreciation Week Career Services Event
Postdoc Appreciation Week
Mon 9/18 to Fri 9/22


The NPA has sponsored National Postdoc Appreciation Day/Week to recognize the significant contributions that postdoctoral scholars make to U.S. research and discovery. Institutions from across the country and other parts of the world, including Pitt, participate by holding special events.

Fri 9/15/17
Navigating a Career Fair Career Services Workshop
Navigating a Career Fair
Fri 9/15 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Public Health A521

Vital tips and advice on networking at the fall Career Fair and beyond, including how to do employer research, prepare an elevator speech, follow up with employers, and more.

Fri 9/8/17
Med Ed Day Career Services Meeting
Med Ed Day
Fri 9/8 12:00PM - 6:00PM


Poster sessions, Med talks, networking reception and resource fair in addition to a keynote by Quinn Capers, IV, MD, FACC, FSCAI, associate dean of admissions, The Ohio State University SOM. Register today! 

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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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