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Workshops and Important Dates


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 1154

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 

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 
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. 


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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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