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.
The Alumni-Student Networking Breakfast is an annual event held in the spring that brings together Pitt Public Health alumni and current students from all seven departments. Students have the opportunity to practice their networking skills with alumni who volunteer to share their career journeys, discuss areas of expertise, and provide advice to future public health professionals.
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.
USING YOUR SKILLS IN CONSULTING
How to make an impact beyond your academic discipline
November 22, 2019 (12:00 pm PST / 3:00 pm EST)
DE-MYSTIFYING THE PRIVATE SECTOR
Tips on How To Thrive Outside the Academy
November 14, 2019 (10:30 am PST / 12:30 CST / 1:30 pm EST)
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.
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.
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.
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.
For more workshops, visit Professional Development.
Consider taking the Student Certification in Teaching Fundamentals.
Check out the annual Alumni-Student Networking Breakfast to find out how you can practice your skills with friendly and knowledgeable professionals who used to be Pitt Public Health students just like you!