Workshops and Important Dates

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Career Services Info Session

Peace Corps Information Session: Public Health Focus

Wednesday 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.

Public health students: RSVP on Pitt Bridges.

Last Updated On Thursday, October 31, 2019 by Borkowski, Matthew Gerard
Created On Thursday, September 26, 2019

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Fri 2/21/20
7th Annual Alumni-Student Networking Breakfast Career Services Event
7th Annual Alumni-Student Networking Breakfast
Fri 2/21 8:00AM - 10:00AM
Public Health Commons (1st floor)

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.

Thu 2/20/20
Pitt Spring Career Fair: Liberal Arts, Sciences, & Business Day Career Services Event
Pitt Spring Career Fair: Liberal Arts, Sciences, & Business Day
Thu 2/20 11:00AM - 3:00PM
William Pitt Union

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. 

Wed 2/19/20
Introduction to Professional Development Seminar for Doctoral Students Career Services Workshop
Introduction to Professional Development Seminar for Doctoral Students
Wed 2/19 12:00PM - 1:30PM
Starzl Biomedical Science Tower

This seminar is designed to be a call to action for doctoral students to take ownership of their career planning and professional development in the same way they are responsible for their scholarly development.

This seminar highlights the importance of early career planning and professional development to all career options, including careers in academia. Engaging in career planning and professional development early in your doctoral studies will provide you with a competitive advantage when you are ready to enter the workforce.

Appropriate for any doctoral student regardless of academic discipline or year of training.  

Wed 2/19/20
Pitt Spring Career Fair: Computing & Information Day Career Services Event
Pitt Spring Career Fair: Computing & Information Day
Wed 2/19 11:00AM - 3:00PM
William Pitt Union

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. 

Sat 2/15/20
Open House - Pittsburgh Urban Leadership Service Experience Program Career Services Event
Open House - Pittsburgh Urban Leadership Service Experience Program
Sat 2/15 3:00PM - 5:00PM


Join current PULSE fellows at this open house to learn about how you can serve, live, and grow with PULSE during a year of service and leadership! This is a casual opportunity to learn more about PULSE, meet current PULSE fellows, check out one of the PULSE houses, and enjoy great food and drink.

Fri 2/14/20
ASPPH/EPA Environmental Health Fellowship Program Career Services Application Deadline
ASPPH/EPA Environmental Health Fellowship Program
Fri 2/14


The Environmental Health Fellowship Program is supported through a cooperative agreement between the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH) and the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The goal of the ASPPH Environmental Health Fellowship Program is to provide professional training and opportunities for early career public health professionals by enabling them to work in EPA on current and emerging environmental public health needs. 

Tue 2/11/20
Career Options: Don't Let Your Academic Skills Get Lost in Translation Career Services Workshop
Career Options: Don't Let Your Academic Skills Get Lost in Translation
Tue 2/11 3:00PM - 5:00PM
O'Hara Student Center

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.

Mon 2/10/20
Networking with Employers and Alumni Career Services Workshop
Networking with Employers and Alumni
Mon 2/10 4:00PM - 6:00PM
A521 Public Health

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. RSVP on Pitt Bridges (pittbridges.pitt.edu)

Pitt Bridges Login

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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Other Sources for Career Development

For more workshops, visit Professional Development.  

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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!