Alumni Career Services

As a Pitt Public Health alum, you have access to all that career services has to offer, including career counseling appointments with staff and a library of relevant resources.

Personal Advising

All alumni are eligible for free personal advising, offered on the phone or in-person. Make an appointment with Joan Anson, director of career services, by logging into Handshake (see directions below).

HAndshake Online Job Board

Handshake is an online job board and career management system that provides access to job, internship, fellowship, and postdoctoral opportunities from local, national, and international employers. Handshake replaced Pitt Bridges beginning on July 1, 2020.

Alumni who graduated in 2017 or later already have an account in Handshake.  Log in at pitt.joinhandshake.com using your Pitt username and password. You do not need to create a new account.

Alumni who graduated in 2016 or earlier can contact Career Services to sign up for an account.

Job Search Tool Kit

Tips, tools, and templates to help you find your next job.

Hiring a Student or Graduate

Pitt Public Health actively encourages students to participate in internships that provide valuable opportunities to confront real-time public health situations, discover the array of career niches that are available to public health professionals, and hone in on specializations that are the right fit for them.

Alumni hire many of our students to fill their employment needs. If you are an alum who is interested in hiring a Pitt Public Health student or graduate, please contact Joan Anson directly for guidance on how to post your position.

Career Workshops

Workshops are offered on campus throughout the year. All workshops are open, free-of-charge, to alumni. Advance registration is required. Contact us for upcoming events.

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Career Services Team

Joan Anson
Director of Career Services
412-624-3806

Kim Abraham
Career Services Specialist
412-648-5987

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130 DeSoto Street
Pittsburgh PA 15261