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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Praekunatham promoted to chief of Epidemiology and Public Health Emergency Response 

Praekunatham promoted to chief of Epidemiology and Public Health Emergency Response

Hirunwut Praekunatham (EOH, '18) was recently promoted to chief of the Epidemiology and Public Health Emergency Response unit under the new Division of Occupational and Environmental Diseases in Thailand. Praekunatham's responsibilities include surveillance of environmental/occupational diseases at... (09/09/2019)

Pitt Fall Career Fair 

Pitt Fall Career Fair

Meet with representatives from local, regional, and national nonprofits, corporations, and government agencies. The fair will take place from 11am-3pm in the William Pitt Union over multiple days (Sept 17th for Liberal Arts, Sciences, & Business and Sept 19th for Computing & Information). View a li... (09/06/2019)

Upcoming Workshops 

Upcoming Workshops

It’s never too early to start preparing for your job or internship search! Attend our Resume and Cover Letter Basics workshop on Tues, September 10th (12-1pm, 1149 Public Health) and LinkedIn Workshop on Wed, September 18th (12-1pm, A521 Public Health). RSVP on Pitt Bridges. (09/06/2019)

Mentoring Matters: How to Cultivate Productive Mentoring Relationships 

Mentoring Matters: How to Cultivate Productive Mentoring Relationships

Develop vital strategies to cultivate and manage mentoring relationships that will contribute to your professional success and personal satisfaction throughout your career. Sponsored by the Center for Doctoral and Postdoctoral Career Development (DPCD). Sept 11, 3-5pm, S100 Starzl Biomedical Scienc... (09/06/2019)
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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)
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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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