Careers

HELPING YOU REACH your CAREER DESTINATION

Knowing what you like to do and can do well is important in focusing your career objectives. What are your goals one year from now? Five years from now? What are your preferences concerning geographic location, work environment, type and size of organization? All of these factors - values, goals, work preferences, personal traits, interest areas, and skills - influence your career objectives. 

Why Should I Visit Career Services?

Whether you are seeking internships, fellowships, or jobs, looking for tips on resume/CV writing or interviewing, or just trying to get started on your job search, Pitt Public Health's career services team can help point you in the right direction and advise you on exploring your future as a public health professional.

To make an appointment with a career counselor, log into Pitt Bridges using your Pitt username and password. Under the 'Counseling' tab, select 'Counseling Appt.' then select the Request a New Appointment button to see availability.

Read more on what to expect from a career counselor...

What is Pitt Bridges?

Pitt Bridges is an online job board and career management system exclusively for Pitt Public Health students and alumni. Students can use Pitt Bridges to search for full-time and part-time jobs, internships, and fellowships in public health; schedule an appointment with a career counselor; view and register for workshops and events; and access helpful articles and career information.

Log into Pitt Bridges using your Pitt username and password. 

How Else Can I Connect with Career Services?

We hold a variety of events, from workshops and seminars to information sessions and career fairs. Visit Pitt Bridges, our Important Dates page, or Things to Know for more information on what's taking place this term.

Get helpful tips and advice on job hunting, interviewing, and much more! 

Stay up-to-date with career-related events and hear about jobs, fellowships, internships, and post-doc opportunities re-tweeted from over 200 organizations, agencies, and companies.

Pitt Public Health has a LinkedIn group for connecting students and alumni. Join the group and start networking today!

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Recent Career News

Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) - Apply by Oct 17 

Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) - Apply by Oct 17

This prestigious leadership program recruits master’s and doctoral students for two-year paid fellowships within the Federal government. Applications close at noon on Thurs, 10/17. (10/04/2019)

Allegheny County DHS Local Government Case Competition: Register by Oct 25 

Allegheny County DHS Local Government Case Competition: Register by Oct 25

Interdisciplinary teams of graduate students from around the region are challenged to solve a real-world problem related to human services and compete for a monetary prize. This is a fantastic opportunity to network with other students and prominent local leaders. An in-person info session will be ... (10/04/2019)

CV to Resume: Preparing for Employment Outside of Academia 

CV to Resume: Preparing for Employment Outside of Academia

This workshop will explore strategies to effectively prepare and market oneself to industry, government, and non-profit employers. Presented by Joan Anson, Director of Career Services. 10/24, 3-5pm, A521 Public Health. RSVP on Pitt Bridges.   (10/04/2019)

Intentional Networking: Creating Meaningful Connections - Workshop 

Intentional Networking: Creating Meaningful Connections - Workshop

Attend this interactive workshop to learn practical ways to build a diverse academic and professional network and how to initiate and foster productive relationships. Hosted by the Center for Doctoral and Postdoctoral Career Development (DPCD). 10/22, 3-5pm, S100 Starzl Biomedical Science Tower   ... (10/04/2019)

CDC Public Health Informatics Fellowship Program: Recruitment Webinars 

CDC Public Health Informatics Fellowship Program: Recruitment Webinars

Students planning to apply for the CDC’s PHIFP are encouraged to attend a webinar to learn more about this exciting 2-year training program. PhD, MS, and MPH students are eligible to apply. Webinars will be held on 10/9, 10/15, and 10/17. Applications are due on 11/4. (10/04/2019)
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Praekunatham promoted to chief of Epidemiology and Public Health Emergency Response 

Praekunatham promoted to chief of Epidemiology and Public Health Emergency Response

Hirunwut Praekunatham (EOH, '18) was recently promoted to chief of the Epidemiology and Public Health Emergency Response unit under the new Division of Occupational and Environmental Diseases in Thailand. Praekunatham's responsibilities include surveillance of environmental/occupational diseases at... (09/09/2019)

Contact Career Services

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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