Workshops and Important Dates

Upcoming

Tue 10/15 10:00AM - 11:00AM
CDC Public Health Informatics Fellowship Program Webinar


CDC’s Public Health Informatics Fellowship Program (PHIFP) provides training that prepares professionals to help solve cutting-edge informatics and data science issues in public health. Register to attend a PHIFP recruitment webinar to learn more about this exciting opportunity!

Wed 10/16 6:45PM - 10:45PM
Health Resources and Services Administration Virtual Job Fair


HRSA Virtual Job Fairs are free online recruitment events that connect students and clinicians with health care delivery organizations. During the fair, you will learn about available training and employment opportunities across the country, benefit packages offered, and general information about patient populations. 

 

Thu 10/17
Presidential Management Fellowship (PMF)


This highly selective, rigorous leadership program recruits recent graduates and current graduate students for two-year paid fellowships within the Federal government. Applications for 2020 are open from Thurs, 10/3 at noon through Thurs, 10/17 at noon. 

Thu 10/17 2:00PM - 3:00PM
CDC Public Health Informatics Fellowship Program Webinar


CDC’s Public Health Informatics Fellowship Program (PHIFP) provides training that prepares professionals to help solve cutting-edge informatics and data science issues in public health. Register to attend a PHIFP recruitment webinar to learn more about this exciting opportunity!

Fri 10/18 10:00AM - 2:00PM
International Student Career Conference
William Pitt Union - Assembly Room

This exciting event aims to empower international students in their job & internship search, as well as provide helpful career advice from speakers, alumni and employers.

Tue 10/22 3:00PM - 5:00PM
Intentional Networking: Creating Meaningful Connections
Starzl Biomedical Science Tower

Sponsored by the Center for Doctoral and Postdoctoral Career Development (DPCD), this workshop will explore the value of being intentional with building a diverse academic and professional network and work through practical ways to initiate and foster productive relationships. These new connections can lead to unexpected opportunities, innovative collaborations, and mutual success.

Thu 10/24 3:00PM - 5:00PM
CV to Resume: Preparing for Employment Outside of Academia
A521 Public Health

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

Wed 10/30 11:30AM - 12:30PM
Writing a Federal Resume and 1-on-1 Resume Reviews
1155 Public Health, Foster Conf. Rm.(former 1149)

Members of the workforce development team from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) will be here to present information on developing a resume for employment with government agencies. The presentation will be followed by one-on-one resume reviews of civilian, private, corporate, and non-profit resumes. Stay tuned for more details on signing up for an individual time slot.

Fri 11/1
AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowships (STPF)


The AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowships (STPF) provide opportunities for professional development and public service. AAAS, as part of its mandate to advance science and serve society, operates the S&T Policy Fellowship Program. The aim is to foster scientifically informed, evidence-based policy and practice by involving scientists and engineers from a broad range of disciplines, backgrounds and career stages, and to build leadership for a strong S&T enterprise that benefits all people. Fellows use their knowledge and analytical skills while learning first-hand about policymaking and implementation at the federal level.

Mon 11/4
CDC Public Health Informatics Fellowship Program


The Public Health Informatics Fellowship Program provides on-the-job training for professionals to apply expertise in information science, computer science, and information technology to address current and future informatics needs. Fellows help state and local health departments and international public health agencies solve complex public health informatics challenges.

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Wed 10/9/19
CDC Public Health Informatics Fellowship Program Webinar Career Services Webinar/Online Event
CDC Public Health Informatics Fellowship Program Webinar
Wed 10/9 11:00AM - 12:00PM


CDC’s Public Health Informatics Fellowship Program (PHIFP) provides training that prepares professionals to help solve cutting-edge informatics and data science issues in public health. Register to attend a PHIFP recruitment webinar to learn more about this exciting opportunity!

Tue 10/8/19
Live Chat: Ask a Science & Technology Policy Fellow Anything Career Services Webinar/Online Event
Live Chat: Ask a Science & Technology Policy Fellow Anything
Tue 10/8 2:00PM - 3:00PM


Join us for the last of a six-part live chat series with current and alumni fellows. You can Ask a Fellow Anything about the fellowship – from how to nail your statement of interest to what it’s like working in the federal government. All questions are welcome! The AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowships (STPF) is the premier opportunity for outstanding scientists and engineers to learn first-hand about public policy while contributing valuable knowledge and analytical skills to address today’s most pressing societal challenges.

Tue 10/8/19
Fulbright-Fogarty Awards in Public Health Career Services Deadline
Fulbright-Fogarty Awards in Public Health
Tue 10/8


The Fulbright-Fogarty Awards promote the expansion of research in public health and clinical research in resource-limited settings. The program is designed for candidates who are currently enrolled in medical school or in a doctoral-level program and interested in global health. Placements are available in Ethiopia, Ghana, Malawi, Uganda, and Guatemala.

Fri 10/4/19
Careers at Highmark Health: A Patient-Centered Focus Career Services Info Session
Careers at Highmark Health: A Patient-Centered Focus
Fri 10/4 12:00PM - 1:00PM
1155 Public Health, Foster Conf. Rm. (former 1149)

Learn more about analytics and data science roles available at Highmark Health. Presented by Michael Fischer, Pitt Public Health alum and Manager of Integrated Delivery and Financing System Design at Highmark.

If possible, please RSVP in advance on Pitt Bridges.

Thu 10/3/19
CDC Public Health Informatics Fellowship Program Webinar Career Services Webinar/Online Event
CDC Public Health Informatics Fellowship Program Webinar
Thu 10/3 2:00PM - 3:00PM


CDC’s Public Health Informatics Fellowship Program (PHIFP) provides training that prepares professionals to help solve cutting-edge informatics and data science issues in public health. Register to attend a PHIFP recruitment webinar to learn more about this exciting opportunity!

Thu 10/3/19
Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) - Application Opens Career Services Notice
Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) - Application Opens
Thu 10/3 12:00PM - 12:00PM


This highly selective, rigorous leadership program recruits recent graduates and current graduate students for two-year paid fellowships within the Federal government. Applications for 2020 are open from Thurs, 10/3 at noon through Thurs, 10/17 at noon. 

Wed 10/2/19
2020 Presidential Management Fellows Program Application Informational Webinar (Diversity) Career Services Webinar/Online Event
2020 Presidential Management Fellows Program Application Informational Webinar (Diversity)
Wed 10/2 4:00PM - 5:00PM


The informational webinar will provide a general overview of the PMF Program, details about the 2020 application cycle, and, if time permits, allow for any questions. This session is open to all disciplines, with a specific focus on diversity and inclusion. 

Tue 10/1/19
Info Session: Local Government Case Competition (Allegheny County Department of Human Services) Career Services Info Session
Info Session: Local Government Case Competition (Allegheny County Department of Human Services)
Tue 10/1 12:00PM - 1:00PM
1154 Public Health, JHF Conference Room

Are you interested in a career in the public sector? Meet with representatives from the Allegheny County Department of Human Services (DHS) to learn more about the annual DHS Local Government Case Competition. Interdisciplinary teams of graduate students from the Pittsburgh region are challenged to solve a real-world problem related to human services delivery and compete for a monetary award. This is a fantastic opportunity to network with fellow students and regional executives and develop leadership skills. Internship and career opportunities at DHS will be discussed as well.

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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 412-624-3806.

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