Your immediate financial needs often drive your budgetary decisions. However, those decisions can have lasting effects on your financial future – leaving you to wonder if you could qualify for a loan or a mortgage. Professionals from the banking industry will guide you on how to: develop a personal budget, build cash reserves, identify needs versus wants, raise your credit rating, and more.
Mentoring is well recognized as contributing to career success across disciplines. Like any other interpersonal interaction, mentoring relationships take time and effort to flourish. You will acquire practical guidance for expanding your mentoring networks, improving your cross-culture communication, navigating power dynamics, and leveraging institutional resources. This workshop will help you develop vital strategies to cultivate and manage productive mentoring relationships that will contribute to your professional success and personal satisfaction throughout your career.
Prepare for the Networking Breakfast by learning how to market yourself to potential employers and build meaningful relationships with alumni. Topics include conversation starters, developming a one-minute commercial, and how to follow up.
As an advanced-degree candidate or postdoctoral trainee, it may seem that your academic training limits you, and is only applicable to a career in the professoriate. In the 21st century Knowledge Age, the academic skills that you have honed throughout your training will be highly transferable to a wide range of career paths. Your challenge is recognizing and translating your academic skills into concepts that are valued across employment sectors. During this workshop, you will reflect upon your academic skills sets and begin to develop a new mindset with regard to your place in the 21st century workplace.
Open to all Pitt students. Hosted by the University of Pittsburgh Career Center. Learn more about the fair and register on Handshake (pitt.joinandshake.com). February 19: Computing & Information. February 20: Liberal Arts, Sciences, & Business.
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.
This one-day online career fair will offer PhD & Master's students, postdocs, and alumni the opportunity to connect with employers recruiting nationally across a range of career fields, including STEM and the Social Sciences.
This workshop will cover all phases of the interview process: before, during, and after.
A resume is often the determining factor in whether you are offered an interview. During this webinar, you’ll learn effective strategies for developing a resume that clearly communicates your relevant skills and accomplishments to a prospective employer.
Gain skills and confidence to successfully negotiate your salary and benefits package. We will discuss how to determine a target salary and respond to offers.
Log in to Pitt Bridges to view the upcoming workshops and info sessions offered by Pitt Public Health Career Services. Our spring schedule kicks off with "Resume and Cover Letter Basics" on 1/15 from 4-5pm in A521 Public Health. RSVP in Pitt Bridges under Events.
Join Women In Bio and renowned tech leadership expert Dr. Crystal Morrison for an empowering workshop on networking effectively and personal branding on LinkedIn. As an experienced scientist and team leader across academia and industry, Dr. Morrison will share specific, actionable tips on networking and cultivating relationships you won’t hear elsewhere.
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.
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.
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!