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.
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Last Updated On Thursday, October 31, 2019 by Borkowski, Matthew Gerard
Created On Thursday, September 26, 2019
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November 14, 2019 (10:30 am PST / 12:30 CST / 1:30 pm EST)
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.
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.
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.
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.
This workshop will provide information and explore strategies to effectively prepare and market oneself to industry, government and non-profit organizations.
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!