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Mon 9/24 5:00PM - 6:00PM
2018 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship: Informational Panel
Cathedral of Learning

Attend this informational panel to learn more about the application process for the 2018 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program. Presented by Vice Provost Nathan Urban and panelists including faculty, mentors, and student recipients. All prospective applicants are welcome to attend. Location: Cathedral of Learning, 35th floor

Thu 9/27 1:00PM - 2:00PM
Information Session: Allegheny County Department of Human Services (DHS)
1149 Public Health, Foster Conference Room

Learn more about the DHS Local Government Student Case Competition, and employment and internship opportunities. Register in advance on Pitt Bridges.
Wed 10/3 3:00PM - 5:00PM
Know Your K: Writing a Successful Career Development Award Application
Starzl Biomedical Science Tower

This workshop explores the range of K Award options available, provides an overview of the K Award application process and review criteria, and includes a step-by-step guide on how to prepare an outstanding and successful application. Location: S100 Starzl Biomedical Science Tower
Wed 10/3 7:00PM - 8:00PM
Careers in Community Organizing for Social Justice

Interested in becoming a faith-based community organizer? The Direct Action & Research Training (DART) Center will hold an online information session to discuss careers in community organizing with Pitt students and alumni interested in uniting congregations and working for social, economic and racial justice.

Fri 10/5 9:35AM - 5:00PM
National Hispanic Health Professional Student Scholarship 2018 Application

Scholarships will be awarded to full-time enrolled graduate students in dental, medical, nursing, pharmacy, policy, and public health schools who exhibit exceptional academic performance, documented leadership activities, and a commitment to a healthcare career providing services to Hispanics in the US.

Tue 10/9 11:00AM - 12:00PM
LinkedIn for the Public Health Professional
A521 Public Health

LinkedIn is one of the most valuable professional networking tools. This workshop will include tips on developing a strong profile, building and leveraging a strategic network, and identifying career opportunities. Register in advance on Pitt Bridges.
Tue 10/16 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Navigating a Career Fair and Networking with Employers
1149 Public Health, Foster Conference Room

Join us for tips and advice on networking at the 2018 Pitt Public Health Career Fair and beyond, including how to conduct employer research, preparing an elevator speech, contacting and following up with employers, and more. Register in advance on Pitt Bridges.
Tue 10/16 3:00PM - 5:00PM
Science 2018 Career Symposium
University Club - Ballroom B

This interactive workshop is designed to bolster the professional development of graduate students and postdoctoral fellows by providing practical input for discovering emerging employment opportunities in today’s job market. Presented by the Center for Doctoral and Postdoctoral Career Development, Office of Academic Career Development and the University of Pittsburgh Postdoctoral Association.

Fri 10/19 10:00AM - 1:00PM
Pitt Public Health Fall Career Fair
Public Health Commons (1st floor)

The Pitt Public Health Career Fair is an opportunity for current masters and doctoral students to connect with a diverse group of public health employers. Stay tuned for more details!

Thu 10/25 3:00PM - 5:00PM
CV to Resume: Preparing for Employment Outside of Academia
O'Hara Student Center

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

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Career Services Application Deadline

Presidential Management Fellows program

Monday 11/6 12:00PM - 12:05PM

The PMF Class of 2018 application will open over a 10-day period beginning October 23. Once the application opens, you will be able to access the PMF application via a job opportunity announcement on USAJOBS.
 You must submit a resume and transcript (and/or alternative), and supporting documentation for any of the following that apply to you: requesting reasonable accommodations, claiming veterans' preference, and/or claiming Native American/Indian preference. Please review the Application Tips for specifics on resumes and transcripts.

NOTE:  The announcement will only be visible during the application period, October 23-November 6.

Last Updated On Friday, November 03, 2017 by Hill, Renee Turner
Created On Monday, October 09, 2017

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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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