Workshops and Important Dates

Upcoming

Fri 8/30
MBA Courses for Postdocs


The University of Pittsburgh Katz Graduate School of Business, in partnership with the Center for Doctoral and Postdoctoral Career Development, is offering four special sections of its introductory Masters of Business Administration (MBA) courses exclusively for postdoctoral trainees. These courses are being made available to postdocs on a non-degree basis to introduce emerging scientists and scholars to the essential managerial and professional skills valued and sought after by employers across all sectors of the workforce.

Thu 10/3 12:00PM - 12:00PM
Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) - Applications Open


This highly selective, rigorous leadership program recruits recent graduates and current graduate students for two-year paid fellowships within the Federal government. Applications for 2020 are open from Thurs, 10/3 at noon through Thurs, 10/17 at noon. 

Tue 10/8 5:00PM - 5:00PM
Fulbright-Fogarty Awards in Public Health


The Fulbright-Fogarty Awards promote the expansion of research in public health and clinical research in resource-limited settings. The program is designed for candidates who are currently enrolled in medical school or in a doctoral-level program and interested in global health. Placements are available in Ethiopia, Ghana, Malawi, Uganda, and Guatemala.

Thu 10/17 12:00PM - 12:00PM
Presidential Management Fellows (PMF)


This highly selective, rigorous leadership program recruits recent graduates and current graduate students for two-year paid fellowships within the Federal government. Applications for 2020 are open from Thurs, 10/3 at noon through Thurs, 10/17 at noon. 

Fri 11/1 11:55PM - 11:55PM
AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowships (STPF)


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.

Wed 11/20
2019 Women in Medicine and Science Forum
University Club

This annual event celebrates and highlights the presence and accomplishments of women in medicine and science at the University; provides a venue for women to share strengths, talents and experience; and fosters an academic culture which supports the professional and personal development of women students, postdoctoral and clinical fellows, and faculty members in medicine and science.

This year's theme is Climate, Culture & Conflict in Academia.

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Tue 6/4/19
Resume and Cover Letter Workshop (UPPDA) Career Services Workshop
Resume and Cover Letter Workshop (UPPDA)
Tue 6/4 6:00PM - 8:00PM
Scaife Hall

The UPPDA Executive Board presents the second career club of the year. Join us on June 4th at 6-8pm to learn how to polish your resume for industry jobs and how to write better cover letters for your job applications.

Carolyn E. Kerr, who is a corporate communications consultant, instructional designer/facilitator and a part-time instructor at the Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business, will share her expertise and provide useful tips for postdocs.

Pizza will be served.  LOCATION: 1105AB Scaife Hall

Mon 6/3/19
PULSE Fellowship EXTENDED Deadline Career Services Application Deadline
PULSE Fellowship EXTENDED Deadline
Mon 6/3


PULSE (Pittsburgh Urban Leadership Service Experience) 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 with a Pittsburgh
nonprofit, LIVE in intentional community, and GROW as a leader.

Sat 6/1/19
AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowships - Applications Open Career Services Notice
AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowships - Applications Open
Sat 6/1


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.

Wed 5/22/19
Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Virtual Job Fair Career Services Webinar/Online Event
Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Virtual Job Fair
Wed 5/22 6:45PM - 10:15PM


HRSA Virtual Job Fairs are free online recruitment events that connect students and clinicians with health care delivery organizations. During the fair, you will learn about available employment opportunities across the country, benefit packages offered, and general information about patient populations. 

Wed 5/8/19
Patient Safety Fellowship: Jewish Healthcare Foundation Career Services Application Deadline
Patient Safety Fellowship: Jewish Healthcare Foundation
Wed 5/8


The 2019 Fellows will have the unique opportunity to focus on maternal health and work with the newly developed Pennsylvania Perinatal Quality Collaborative members to analyze processes and identify contextual factors that impact the application, spread, and sustainability of their comprehensive perinatal programs in the Commonwealth. The nine-week fellowship runs from June 4 – July 30. Complete the online application no later than Wednesday, May 8.

Wed 5/1/19
Coffee and Postdocs Career Services Social
Coffee and Postdocs
Wed 5/1 12:00PM - 1:30PM


Join members of the UPPDA board for coffee/tea, cookies and conversation from 12 to 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 1, 2019.

Bring up any concerns related to postdocs, share your Pitt postdoctoral experience, or meet other postdocs from the area! This is a casual event and open to all postdocs. Refreshments are first-come, first-serve.

Please be sure to register!

Fri 4/26/19
Women in Science and Engineering Leadership and Professional Development Event Career Services Event
Women in Science and Engineering Leadership and Professional Development Event
Fri 4/26 5:00PM - 8:30PM
Wyndham Pittsburgh University Center

Tue 4/23/19
Self-Promotion and Building an Effective Personal Brand Career Services Workshop
Self-Promotion and Building an Effective Personal Brand
Tue 4/23 6:00PM - 8:00PM
University Club - Ballroom A

Pitt doctoral and postdoctoral trainees are invited to join Women in Bio for an interactive workshop to learn how to shape an incisive self-brand and best utilize powerful communication tools. The event is in collaboration with the University of Pittsburgh's Center for Doctoral and Postdoctoral Career Development.

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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