Careers

HELPING YOU REACH your CAREER DESTINATION

Knowing what you like to do and can do well is important in focusing your career objectives. What are your goals one year from now? Five years from now? What are your preferences concerning geographic location, work environment, type and size of organization? All of these factors - values, goals, work preferences, personal traits, interest areas, and skills - influence your career objectives. 

Why Should I Visit Career Services?

Whether you are seeking internships, fellowships, or jobs, looking for tips on resume/CV writing or interviewing, or just trying to get started on your job search, Pitt Public Health's career services team can help point you in the right direction and advise you on exploring your future as a public health professional.

To make an appointment with a career counselor, log into Pitt Bridges using your Pitt username and password. Under the 'Counseling' tab, select 'Counseling Appt.' then select the Request a New Appointment button to see availability.

Read more on what to expect from a career counselor...

What is Pitt Bridges?

Pitt Bridges is an online job board and career management system exclusively for Pitt Public Health students and alumni. Students can use Pitt Bridges to search for full-time and part-time jobs, internships, and fellowships in public health; schedule an appointment with a career counselor; view and register for workshops and events; and access helpful articles and career information.

Log into Pitt Bridges using your Pitt username and password. 

How Else Can I Connect with Career Services?

We hold a variety of events, from workshops and seminars to information sessions and career fairs. Visit Pitt Bridges, our Important Dates page, or Things to Know for more information on what's taking place this term.

Get helpful tips and advice on job hunting, interviewing, and much more! 

Stay up-to-date with career-related events and hear about jobs, fellowships, internships, and post-doc opportunities re-tweeted from over 200 organizations, agencies, and companies.

Pitt Public Health has a LinkedIn group for connecting students and alumni. Join the group and start networking today!

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Recent Career News

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Peddada presents at international data science workshop in Jilin China  

Peddada presents at international data science workshop in Jilin China

BIOST Chair Shyamal Peddada presented "Identification of rhythmic signals in oscilatory systems with applications to chronobiology at the July 2019 International Workshop on Data Science at Jilin University, Changchun, Jilin, China.  (08/24/2019)

Foundations of Successful Career Planning and Development Course 

Foundations of Successful Career Planning and Development Course

In this full-year, two-credit course, students will engage in experiential learning, small-group discussions, and peer mentoring to increase capacity for career development, foster life-long career management habits, maximize scholarly training, and shape positive career outcomes. Open to all gradu... (08/15/2019)

Seeking on-campus or student employment this fall? 

Seeking on-campus or student employment this fall?

Attend the University's annual Student Employment Fair to meet departments and local employers hiring for part-time positions and internships. The fair will take place on Wed, August 28th from 1-4 PM in the William Pitt Union. (08/15/2019)

Ambassadors for Civic Engagement (ACE) Fellowship 

Ambassadors for Civic Engagement (ACE) Fellowship

The ACE Fellowship is an experiential, seven-month, paid opportunity for graduate students to apply their education and skills to improve quality of life in the Pittsburgh region. The 2019-2020 cohort will work with the Buhl Foundation on a model to improve the quality of education, employment, hea... (08/15/2019)

Science Communication Workshop at Phipps 

Science Communication Workshop at Phipps

On Saturday, September 7th, Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens will hold a science communication workshop for graduate students and other professionals in science-related fields. The program includes the opportunity to return to Phipps to share your work. Register by 9/2.   (08/12/2019)
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Personalities of Pittsburgh: Dr. Donald Burke becomes dean emeritus, continues as professor (subscriber content) 

Personalities of Pittsburgh: Dr. Donald Burke becomes dean emeritus, continues as professor (subscriber content)

PITTSBURGH BUSINESS TIMES - Donald Burke is retiring from his role as dean but he’ll remain active with the University. He reflected on his career, including time in the military and international work in two dozen countries and shared concerns about scientific denialism. "As a scientific community... (07/03/2019)

Contact Career Services

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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