Workshops and Important Dates

Upcoming

Tue 9/1 2:00PM - 3:00PM
Presidential Management Fellows Program (PMF) Information Session
** Online/Virtual Event **

Tue 9/8 2:00PM - 3:00PM
Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Info Session - STEM Focus
** Online/Virtual Event **

Tue 9/15 2:00PM - 3:00PM
Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Info Session - Public Health Focus
** Online/Virtual Event **

Tue 9/22 2:00PM - 3:00PM
Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Info Session - Diversity and Inclusion Focus
** Online/Virtual Event **

Tue 9/29 2:00PM - 4:00PM
Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Open Forum for Questions
** Online/Virtual Event **

Wed 9/30
Presidential Management Fellows Program (PMF) - 2021 Application Open


The PMF Program is a flagship leadership development program at the entry level for advanced degree candidates. It was created more than three decades ago by Executive Order. The Program is designed to develop a cadre of potential government leaders. Your two-year appointment will provide a fast-paced opportunity to gain experience and develop your talents. You will be challenged with opportunities to flourish into a problem solver, strategic thinker and future leader. In addition to working at a single Federal agency, you may have the option to participate in a rotational opportunity at another agency.

The PMF Class of 2021 Application is scheduled to open at Noon (ET), Wednesday, September 30, 2020, and close at Noon (ET), Wednesday, October 14, 2020.

Wed 10/14
Presidential Management Fellows Program (PMF) - 2021 Application Deadline


The PMF Program is a flagship leadership development program at the entry level for advanced degree candidates. It was created more than three decades ago by Executive Order. The Program is designed to develop a cadre of potential government leaders. Your two-year appointment will provide a fast-paced opportunity to gain experience and develop your talents. You will be challenged with opportunities to flourish into a problem solver, strategic thinker and future leader. In addition to working at a single Federal agency, you may have the option to participate in a rotational opportunity at another agency.

The PMF Class of 2021 Application is scheduled to open at Noon (ET), Wednesday, September 30, 2020, and close at Noon (ET), Wednesday, October 14, 2020.

Previous

Thu 7/9/20
PSPG Career Talk: Pathway to Policy with Cheryl Smith of the NIH Career Services Webinar/Online Event
PSPG Career Talk: Pathway to Policy with Cheryl Smith of the NIH
Thu 7/9 6:30PM - 7:30PM


The Pitt Science Policy Group presents a conversation with Cheryl Smith, health science policy analyst at the NIH, on how her doctorate in human genetics and  postdoctoral work on breast cancer health disparities led her from the bench to science policy. Smith will explore how moving away from the bench doesn't mean moving away from science nor the issues that plague scientists. 

 

Thu 7/9/20
Building Professional Relationships Online (webinar from Beyond the Professoriate) Career Services Webinar/Online Event
Building Professional Relationships Online (webinar from Beyond the Professoriate)
Thu 7/9 12:00PM - 1:00PM
** Online/Virtual Event **

Given social distancing and our uncertain times, how do you build a professional network from home? Join Beyond the Professoriate founder L. Maren Wood, PhD in this webinar for a discussion on how to build professional relationships online, grow your network, and build a foundation for a post-academic job search.

Wed 7/8/20
HackMyPhD 2020: How to Rise Above the Downturn Career Services Webinar/Online Event
HackMyPhD 2020: How to Rise Above the Downturn
Wed 7/8 5:00PM - 6:00PM
** Online/Virtual Event **

The skills you gained through your PhD can help you thrive in a recession. We have all heard that the PhD job market was challenging even during the economic boom, so what about now, in the recession? Skills developed while earning a PhD can actually give doctoral degree holders an advantage during challenging economic times. Learn how to leverage your strengths as an academically-trained, highly-skilled worker in this practical session. You’ll learn what you have in your skill set as a PhD and what extra preparation you will need to thrive-and how to get that preparation.

Fri 6/19/20
What to do if you're going on the academic job market Career Services Webinar/Online Event
What to do if you're going on the academic job market
Fri 6/19 12:00PM - 1:00PM


Join Caleb McKinney PhD, Robert Pearson PhD, and L. Maren Wood PhD in this conversation on what to do if you're considering going on the academic job market. After attending the webinar, you will be able to: Identify areas where you can prepare for going on the academic job market; Develop strategies of mindfulness and self-compassion when confronting situations of uncertainty; Develop strategies for maintaining an active scholarly profile during this economic downturn.

Fri 6/12/20
Virtual Interviews Webinar from the NIH Career Services Webinar/Online Event
Virtual Interviews Webinar from the NIH
Fri 6/12 12:00PM - 1:00PM


This session will help you to navigate the interview process, and will focus on how to succeed in virtual interview formats. We will discuss common interview questions and how to succeed using the Situation-Action-Response method.

Tue 6/9/20
NIH Becoming a Resilient Scientist Series: An Introduction to Resilience and Wellness Career Services Webinar/Online Event
NIH Becoming a Resilient Scientist Series: An Introduction to Resilience and Wellness
Tue 6/9 2:00PM - 3:30PM


We all experience setback and disappointments in school, work and life. In this webinar we will look at seven key elements of resilience with a focus on building habits that promote healthier responses and resilient behaviors in the face of set-back in educational and work environments. This is part of the NIH OITE's summer Becoming a Resilient Scientist Series.

Wed 6/3/20
National Institute of Statistical Sciences (NISS) Virtual Industry Career Fair Career Services Webinar/Online Event
National Institute of Statistical Sciences (NISS) Virtual Industry Career Fair
Wed 6/3 12:00PM - 1:00PM


Interested in an industry job? This session features opportunities for statisticians/data scientists from three companies.  Senior statisticians from PPDCigna and TARGET PharmaSolutions will be on hand to provide attendees with an inside look at the research that statisticians in these organizations get involved in and career opportunities for you to consider!

Wed 5/20/20
Informational Interview Series: Alexander Ufelle, PhD Career Services Webinar/Online Event
Informational Interview Series: Alexander Ufelle, PhD
Wed 5/20 3:00PM - 4:00PM


Meet virtually with alum from the Doctoral Alumni-in-Residence Program for a series of informational interviews. Learn more about a variety of career fields and the paths that alum took to get there. Doctoral-level alum working in non-profit, for-profit, education, and government sectors will be featured. The May 20 session will feature Alexander Ufelle, PhD, Assistant Professor of Public Health at Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania.

Joan Anson
Director of Career Services 
412-624-3806

Kim Abraham
Career Services Specialist
412-648-5987

G009 Public Health 
130 DeSoto Street
Pittsburgh PA 15261

 

     

Alumni-Student Networking Breakfast

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!