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Career Services Workshop

Enhancing Your Skills for an Effective Job Interview

Thursday 10/12 6:00PM - 7:00PM
Scaife Hall

Learn how to enhance the skills that you already have for effective job interviews both inside and specifically outside of academia. Registration required.

Last Updated On Wednesday, September 27, 2017 by Hill, Renee Turner
Created On Wednesday, September 27, 2017


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.
Tue 11/28/17
Yerby Postdoctoral Fellowship 2017 Career Services Deadline
Yerby Postdoctoral Fellowship 2017
Tue 11/28

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 11/15/17
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. 

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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.

Other Sources for Career Development

For more workshops, visit Professional Development.  
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