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Upcoming

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: Exploring Your Passions and Recognizing Your Potential
University Club - Ballroom B

Dr. Rob Rutenbar, Senior Vice Chancellor for Research will provide practical input to help graduate students discover employment opportunities in today’s job market. Following his presentation, participants will have the opportunity to interact with a variety of local professionals from science-related fields who will lead round table discussions about career prospects in a range of employment settings such as academia, industry, government, and nonprofit organizations.

Wed 10/17 10:00AM - 12:00PM
Writing Your Federal Resume


Hosted by the U.S. Office of Personnel Management, this free online presentation will highlight a three-part process to assist applicants in writing their Federal resume.
Thu 10/18 10:00AM - 11:30AM
Interviewing for the Federal Government


This online presentation introduces the audience to the interview process within the Federal government. It explains the types of interviews (structured/unstructured), different delivery methods, types of common questions, responding utilizing the S.T.A.R (Situation/Task, Action, Result) method and how to also prepare for an interview.

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!

Mon 10/22 12:00PM - 12:00PM
Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Program: 2019 Application Close


This highly selective, rigorous leadership program recruits recent graduates and current graduate students for two-year paid fellowships within the Federal government.
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.

Mon 11/5
Public Health Informatics Fellowship Program (PHIFP)


Fellows in this 2-year program serve as data detectives—they help CDC, other federal agencies, state and local health departments, and international public health organizations investigate and solve complex public health informatics challenges.
Tue 11/6 11:00AM - 12:30PM
Federal Employment: How to Apply and be Competitive
A521 Public Health

Tamara Ivosevic, Executive Director of the Pittsburgh Federal Executive Board will share information, tips and advice on navigating the application process for employment with the Federal Government and how to position yourself to stand out. Register in advance on Pitt Bridges.
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.

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Fri 10/12/18
3rd Annual Student Forum: U.S. Office of Personnel Management Career Services Webinar/Online Event
3rd Annual Student Forum: U.S. Office of Personnel Management
Fri 10/12 11:00AM - 4:00PM


The U.S. Office of Personnel Management is pleased to present the 3rd Annual Student Forum, which will include a Federal Success Stories panel discussion and a workshop for the Student Pathways Program/USAJOBS. This event may be attended in-person or virtually.

Tue 10/9/18
2019 Presidential Management Fellows Program (PMF): Application Open from 10/9-10/22 Career Services Application Deadline
2019 Presidential Management Fellows Program (PMF): Application Open from 10/9-10/22
Tue 10/9 12:00PM - 12:00PM


This highly selective, rigorous leadership program recruits recent graduates and current graduate students for two-year paid fellowships within the Federal government. Applications for 2019 are open from Tues, Oct 9 at Noon through Mon, Oct 22 at Noon. 
Tue 10/9/18
LinkedIn for the Public Health Professional Career Services Workshop
LinkedIn for the Public Health Professional
Tue 10/9 11:00AM - 12:00PM
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.
Fri 10/5/18
National Hispanic Health Professional Student Scholarship 2018 Application Career Services Deadline
National Hispanic Health Professional Student Scholarship 2018 Application
Fri 10/5 9:35AM - 5:00PM


Scholarships will be awarded to full-time graduate students who exhibit exceptional academic performance, leadership activities, and a commitment to a career in health care providing services to Hispanics in the U.S.

Wed 10/3/18
Careers in Community Organizing for Social Justice Career Services Webinar/Online Event
Careers in Community Organizing for Social Justice
Wed 10/3 7:00PM - 8:00PM


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

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.

Other Sources for Career Development

For more workshops, visit Professional Development.  

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