Workshops and Important Dates

Upcoming

Career Services Workshop

Writing a Federal Resume and 1-on-1 Resume Reviews

Wednesday 10/30 11:30AM - 12:30PM
1155 Public Health, Foster Conf. Rm.(former 1149)

Gain information on the federal employment process and learn everything you need to know about developing a competitive resume for government agencies. The presentation will be followed by one-on-one reviews of federal, civilian, private, corporate, and non-profit resumes with VA representatives.

For the presentation from 11:30am-12:30pm, please RSVP in advance on Pitt Bridges (pittbridges.pitt.edu).

Resume reviews will occur from 12:40-1:10pm. To sign up for a 10-minute resume review, stop into the Student Affairs Office (G009 Public Health). Space is available on a first come, first served basis. You do not need to attend the presentation to sign up for a resume review.

Last Updated On Thursday, October 17, 2019 by Abraham, Kimberly Anne
Created On Friday, August 16, 2019

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Thu 11/14/19
PhD Pathways: De-Mystifying the Private Sector Career Services Webinar/Online Event
PhD Pathways: De-Mystifying the Private Sector
Thu 11/14 1:30PM - 2:30PM


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)

Wed 11/13/19
Peace Corps Information Session: Public Health Focus Career Services Info Session
Peace Corps Information Session: Public Health Focus
Wed 11/13 3:00PM - 4:00PM
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 11/7/19
Pittsburgh Schweitzer Fellows Program Info Session Career Services Info Session
Pittsburgh Schweitzer Fellows Program Info Session
Thu 11/7 12:00PM - 1:00PM
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 11/6/19
CANCELLED: Resolving Conflict and Other Difficult Conversations Career Services Workshop
CANCELLED: Resolving Conflict and Other Difficult Conversations
Wed 11/6 2:00PM - 5:00PM
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.

Mon 11/4/19
CDC Public Health Informatics Fellowship Program Career Services Deadline
CDC Public Health Informatics Fellowship Program
Mon 11/4


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.

Fri 11/1/19
AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowships (STPF) Career Services Deadline
AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowships (STPF)
Fri 11/1


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.

Wed 10/30/19
Writing a Federal Resume and 1-on-1 Resume Reviews Career Services Workshop
Writing a Federal Resume and 1-on-1 Resume Reviews
Wed 10/30 11:30AM - 12:30PM
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.

Thu 10/24/19
CV to Resume: Preparing for Employment Outside of Academia Career Services Workshop
CV to Resume: Preparing for Employment Outside of Academia
Thu 10/24 3:00PM - 5:00PM
A521 Public Health

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

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Login to Pitt Bridges, Pitt Public Health's online job board and Web-based recruiting system.

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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