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Workshops and Important Dates


Fri 1/11
CSTE Applied Epidemiology Fellowship

Designed for recent master’s or doctoral level graduates in epidemiology or a related field who are interested in public health practice at the state or local level. The program provides rigorous, competency-based training while also being flexible to meet the particular interests of the fellows, who are carefully matched to host agencies based on career interests and the available opportunities. 

Fri 2/15 12:00PM - 1:30PM
Introduction to Professional Development Seminar for 1st & 2nd Year Doctoral Students

This seminar, led by Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Career Development, Dr. Darlene F. Zellers,  is designed to be a call to action for doctoral students to take ownership of their career planning and professional development and highlight the importance of early career planning and professional development to all career options.

Fri 2/22 7:30AM - 10:00AM
6th Annual Alumni-Student Networking Breakfast
Public Health Commons (1st floor)

The Alumni-Student Networking Breakfast is an opportunity for current masters and doctoral students to connect with Pitt Public Health alumni working within the field of public health.

Sun 3/3
PULSE Fellowship Deadline

What is PULSE?
PULSE cultivates a community of young servant leaders to transform Pittsburgh. We invite talented university graduates to partner with Pittsburgh nonprofits for a year of service and leadership.  PULSE Fellows serve for a year beginning in August.


Fri 12/7/18
PHI/CDC Global Health Fellow Experience: Online Info Session Career Services Webinar/Online Event
PHI/CDC Global Health Fellow Experience: Online Info Session
Fri 12/7 1:00PM - 2:00PM

Learn more about the PHI/CDC Global Health Fellowship Program, offering recent global public health graduates the exciting opportunity to participate in yearlong fellowships with guidance from global health experts. Applications for the 2019-2020 cycle will open in mid-December.

Mon 12/3/18
Ambassadors for Civic Engagement Program: Apply by Dec 3 Career Services Application Deadline
Ambassadors for Civic Engagement Program: Apply by Dec 3
Mon 12/3 12:00AM - 11:55PM

This robust, long-term experiential internship provides graduate students with an opportunity to address a critical community and/or policy issue. The 2019 program runs from January-July and will focus on the regional response to the opioid epidemic.

Wed 11/21/18
Postdoctoral Orientation to Career Development Career Services Workshop
Postdoctoral Orientation to Career Development
Wed 11/21 10:30AM - 12:00PM
Biomedical Sciences Tower 3 (BST3)

Hosted by the Center for Doctoral and Postdoctoral Career Development (DPCD), this seminar provides a framework for career development and introduces new trainees to strategies, programs, and resources that can be integrated throughout training. S123 Starzl Biomedical Science Tower

Thu 11/15/18
Building Mentoring Relationships: Views from Multiple Perspectives Career Services Panel Discussion
Building Mentoring Relationships: Views from Multiple Perspectives
Thu 11/15 3:00PM - 5:00PM
Scaife Hall

Join Dr. Paul Monga, Chair for Experimental Pathology, as he generates an exciting conversation with a junior faculty member, a postdoc, and a graduate student from his department who will share their insights and experiences for building positive mentoring relationships.

Wed 11/14/18
Strategies for Excellence in Written Professional Communication Career Services Event
Strategies for Excellence in Written Professional Communication
Wed 11/14 6:00PM - 8:00PM
Scaife Hall

Do you want to make sure the recipients of your professional correspondence understand--and efficiently act on--requests or instructions within an email, letter, or memo? This workshop is designed to provide postdoctoral trainees with strategies for writing effective emails, letters, and memos.
The session will cover:
• email etiquette,
• how best to address correspondence to various audiences, and
• how to most effectively include information and instructions within correspondence.
Participants will leave this session with a list of useful references and other handouts to use towards best outcomes when corresponding with faculty, students, supervisors, applicants, customers, and colleagues.

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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.

Other Sources for Career Development

For more workshops, visit Professional Development.  

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