Workshops, Announcements, and Events

Every term, Public Health Career Services offers and promotes a variety of workshops and events for Pitt Public Health students and alumni. Additional events sponsored by the University Career Center can be found in Handshake and would be of interest to both graduate and undergraduate students. 

Presenting Your Best Self When Connecting with Others

October 27, 3:30- 5:00 p.m.  

Registration Deadline: Allegheny County DHS Local Government Case Competition

October 29  

Federal Resume Writing and Interviewing Workshop

November 3, 12:30-2:00 pm, 1154 Public Health  

Pittsburgh Schweitzer Fellows Program - Virtual Info Sessions

Multiple discipline-specific sessions will be held Nov-Jan; Health & Sciences: 11/3 and 11/12; Environment: 11/7 and 12/9; General: 1/10, 1/11, 1/12; see site for others  

Career Services Announcements

Federal Resume Writing and Interviewing Workshop, Nov. 3

Join HR Specialist, Leah Kurz, from the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) for an overview of the federal hiring process, including what a federal resume must include to be accepted. The session will be relevant to all federal jobs with a focus on public health and related positions. Learn helpful tips for navigating and learn about the government’s unique interview process. Wed, 11/3 from 12:30-2pm in 1154 Public Health.  

Pittsburgh Schweitzer Fellows Program (PSFP) - Virtual Info Sessions

PSFP is a 14-month leadership training program that combines direct service and interdisciplinary learning to at-risk communities and underserved populations in the SW PA region. Fellows complete the paid program with skills that prepare them to work with and advocate for marginalized people in both for-profit and nonprofit arenas. Discipline-specific sessions will be held from Nov 2021-Jan 2022.  

DHS Local Government Case Competition: Registration Now Open

The annual DHS Case Competition brings together interdisciplinary teams of graduate students from around the region to solve a real-world problem related to human services delivery. This is a fantastic opportunity to network with other students and prominent local leaders. The competition is hosted by the Allegheny County Department of Human Services (DHS) and will take place from Nov 10-13th. Register by Oct 29.   

Job, Fellowship, and Internship Opportunities

This section appears in every edition of Things to Know and summarizes opportunities from alumni/faculty/staff/employers, jobs recently posted in Handshake, and upcoming fellowship and internship deadlines.  

Contact Career Services

Mike Dolinger

Director of Student Services

1100 Public Health
130 DeSoto Street
Pittsburgh PA 15261



Alumni-Student Networking Breakfast

Check out the annual Alumni-Student Networking Breakfast to find out how you can practice your skills with friendly and knowledgeable professionals who used to be Pitt Public Health students just like you!

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