Workshops and Important Dates

Upcoming

Thu 10/24 3:00PM - 5:00PM
CV to Resume: Preparing for Employment Outside of Academia
A521 Public Health

This workshop will provide information and explore strategies to effectively prepare and market oneself to industry, government and non-profit organizations.

Wed 10/30 11:30AM - 12:30PM
Writing a Federal Resume and 1-on-1 Resume Reviews
1155 Public Health, Foster Conf. Rm.(former 1149)

Members of the workforce development team from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) will be here to present information on developing a resume for employment with government agencies. The presentation will be followed by one-on-one resume reviews of civilian, private, corporate, and non-profit resumes. Stay tuned for more details on signing up for an individual time slot.

Fri 11/1
AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowships (STPF)


The AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowships (STPF) provide opportunities for professional development and public service. AAAS, as part of its mandate to advance science and serve society, operates the S&T Policy Fellowship Program. The aim is to foster scientifically informed, evidence-based policy and practice by involving scientists and engineers from a broad range of disciplines, backgrounds and career stages, and to build leadership for a strong S&T enterprise that benefits all people. Fellows use their knowledge and analytical skills while learning first-hand about policymaking and implementation at the federal level.

Mon 11/4
CDC Public Health Informatics Fellowship Program


The Public Health Informatics Fellowship Program provides on-the-job training for professionals to apply expertise in information science, computer science, and information technology to address current and future informatics needs. Fellows help state and local health departments and international public health agencies solve complex public health informatics challenges.

Wed 11/6 2:00PM - 5:00PM
Resolving Conflict and Other Difficult Conversations
Starzl Biomedical Science Tower

How can you effectively manage conflicts in the workplace? Sponsored by the Center for Doctoral and Postdoctoral Career Development (DPCD), this workshop is designed to acquaint you with your primary conflict-handling style and offer tips on self-awareness and communication skills. Whether you are a manager or team member, you will learn techniques that will enhance your ability to resolve conflicts that you regularly encounter with your co-workers.

Thu 11/7 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Pittsburgh Schweitzer Fellows Program Info Session
Scaife Hall

The Pittsburgh Schweitzer Fellows Program (PSFP) is a one-year, direct service, interdisciplinary, mentored fellowship program focused on health and human services-related community service and leadership development. If you are interested in learning more, or if you are already considering applying, join us at this information session where a representative from the program will discuss fellowship requirements and answer any questions.

Wed 11/13 3:00PM - 4:00PM
Peace Corps Information Session: Public Health Focus
1154 Public Health, JHF Conference Room

Are you interested in gaining global skills for your career while helping to improve basic healthcare?

Join a representative from the Peace Corps and a recently Returned Peace Corps Volunteer to learn about how you can use your public health degree to address issues of global maternal and child health, nutrition and hygiene, infectious and vaccine-preventable diseases, and more as a public health specialist in the Peace Corps.

 

 

Thu 12/5 1:00PM - 2:00PM
Pittsburgh Schweitzer Fellows Program Info Session
1154 Public Health, JHF Conference Room

The Pittsburgh Schweitzer Fellows Program (PSFP) is a one-year, direct service, interdisciplinary, mentored fellowship program focused on health and human services-related community service and leadership development. If you are interested in learning more, or if you are already considering applying, join us at this information session where a representative from the program will discuss fellowship requirements and answer any questions.

Thu 12/5 3:00PM - 5:00PM
How to Negotiate for Your Next Opportunity
Starzl Biomedical Science Tower

Whether you are seeking a job, a training opportunity, or just the chance to acquire more resources or experience, effective negotiation skills are vital to your career. In this presentation sponsored by the Center for Doctoral and Postdoctoral Career Development (DPCD), you will learn how to develop a negotiation strategy that will contribute to your success.

Thu 1/9 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Pittsburgh Schweitzer Fellows Program Info Session
Scaife Hall

The Pittsburgh Schweitzer Fellows Program (PSFP) is a one-year, direct service, interdisciplinary, mentored fellowship program focused on health and human services-related community service and leadership development. If you are interested in learning more, or if you are already considering applying, join us at this information session where a representative from the program will discuss fellowship requirements and answer any questions.

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Tue 10/22/19
Intentional Networking: Creating Meaningful Connections Career Services Workshop
Intentional Networking: Creating Meaningful Connections
Tue 10/22 3:00PM - 5:00PM
Starzl Biomedical Science Tower

Sponsored by the Center for Doctoral and Postdoctoral Career Development (DPCD), this workshop will explore the value of being intentional with building a diverse academic and professional network and work through practical ways to initiate and foster productive relationships. These new connections can lead to unexpected opportunities, innovative collaborations, and mutual success.

Fri 10/18/19
International Student Career Conference Career Services Event
International Student Career Conference
Fri 10/18 10:00AM - 2:00PM
William Pitt Union - Assembly Room

This exciting event aims to empower international students in their job & internship search, as well as provide helpful career advice from speakers, alumni and employers.

Thu 10/17/19
CDC Public Health Informatics Fellowship Program Webinar Career Services Webinar/Online Event
CDC Public Health Informatics Fellowship Program Webinar
Thu 10/17 2:00PM - 3:00PM


CDC’s Public Health Informatics Fellowship Program (PHIFP) provides training that prepares professionals to help solve cutting-edge informatics and data science issues in public health. Register to attend a PHIFP recruitment webinar to learn more about this exciting opportunity!

Thu 10/17/19
Presidential Management Fellowship (PMF) Career Services Application Deadline
Presidential Management Fellowship (PMF)
Thu 10/17


This highly selective, rigorous leadership program recruits recent graduates and current graduate students for two-year paid fellowships within the Federal government. Applications for 2020 are open from Thurs, 10/3 at noon through Thurs, 10/17 at noon. 

Wed 10/16/19
Health Resources and Services Administration Virtual Job Fair Career Services Webinar/Online Event
Health Resources and Services Administration Virtual Job Fair
Wed 10/16 6:45PM - 10:45PM


HRSA Virtual Job Fairs are free online recruitment events that connect students and clinicians with health care delivery organizations. During the fair, you will learn about available training and employment opportunities across the country, benefit packages offered, and general information about patient populations. 

 

Wed 10/16/19
Pittsburgh Schweitzer Fellows Program Info Session Career Services Info Session
Pittsburgh Schweitzer Fellows Program Info Session
Wed 10/16 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Posvar Hall

The Pittsburgh Schweitzer Fellows Program (PSFP) is a one-year, direct service, interdisciplinary, mentored fellowship program focused on health and human services-related community service and leadership development. If you are interested in learning more, or if you are already considering applying, join us at this information session where a representative from the program will discuss fellowship requirements and answer any questions.

Tue 10/15/19
CDC Public Health Informatics Fellowship Program Webinar Career Services Webinar/Online Event
CDC Public Health Informatics Fellowship Program Webinar
Tue 10/15 10:00AM - 11:00AM


CDC’s Public Health Informatics Fellowship Program (PHIFP) provides training that prepares professionals to help solve cutting-edge informatics and data science issues in public health. Register to attend a PHIFP recruitment webinar to learn more about this exciting opportunity!

Wed 10/9/19
CDC Public Health Informatics Fellowship Program Webinar Career Services Webinar/Online Event
CDC Public Health Informatics Fellowship Program Webinar
Wed 10/9 11:00AM - 12:00PM


CDC’s Public Health Informatics Fellowship Program (PHIFP) provides training that prepares professionals to help solve cutting-edge informatics and data science issues in public health. Register to attend a PHIFP recruitment webinar to learn more about this exciting opportunity!

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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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