The ASPPH/CDC Public Health Fellowship Program is a collaborative effort between the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). One of the primary purposes of this effort is to “identify new approaches and opportunities for field experience in which graduate candidates and early career professionals with graduate degrees can practice applying skills and knowledge learned in the classroom and field.”
The PHI/CDC Global Health Fellowship Program is a U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention-funded program that offers recent global public health graduates from Council on Education in Public Health accredited schools and programs the exciting opportunity to participate in yearlong fellowships with guidance from leading global health experts from the CDC. The PHI/CDC Global Health Fellowship Program's 2020-2021 cohort applications have been extended to Friday, January 31, 2020. Submit your application by 9am PST.
Mentoring is well recognized as contributing to career success across disciplines. Like any other interpersonal interaction, mentoring relationships take time and effort to flourish. You will acquire practical guidance for expanding your mentoring networks, improving your cross-culture communication, navigating power dynamics, and leveraging institutional resources. This workshop will help you develop vital strategies to cultivate and manage productive mentoring relationships that will contribute to your professional success and personal satisfaction throughout your career.
Prepare for the Networking Breakfast by learning how to market yourself to potential employers and build meaningful relationships with alumni. Topics include conversation starters, developming a one-minute commercial, and how to follow up. RSVP on Pitt Bridges (pittbridges.pitt.edu)
As an advanced-degree candidate or postdoctoral trainee, it may seem that your academic training limits you, and is only applicable to a career in the professoriate. In the 21st century Knowledge Age, the academic skills that you have honed throughout your training will be highly transferable to a wide range of career paths. Your challenge is recognizing and translating your academic skills into concepts that are valued across employment sectors. During this workshop, you will reflect upon your academic skills sets and begin to develop a new mindset with regard to your place in the 21st century workplace.
The Environmental Health Fellowship Program is supported through a cooperative agreement between the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH) and the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The goal of the ASPPH Environmental Health Fellowship Program is to provide professional training and opportunities for early career public health professionals by enabling them to work in EPA on current and emerging environmental public health needs.
Open to all Pitt students. Hosted by the University of Pittsburgh Career Center. Learn more about the fair and register on Handshake (pitt.joinandshake.com). February 19: Computing & Information. February 20: Liberal Arts, Sciences, & Business.
This seminar is designed to be a call to action for doctoral students to take ownership of their career planning and professional development in the same way they are responsible for their scholarly development.
This seminar highlights the importance of early career planning and professional development to all career options, including careers in academia. Engaging in career planning and professional development early in your doctoral studies will provide you with a competitive advantage when you are ready to enter the workforce.
Appropriate for any doctoral student regardless of academic discipline or year of training.
The Alumni-Student Networking Breakfast is an annual event held in the spring that brings together Pitt Public Health alumni and current students from all seven departments. Students have the opportunity to practice their networking skills with alumni who volunteer to share their career journeys, discuss areas of expertise, and provide advice to future public health professionals.
Are you interested in gaining global skills for your career while helping to improve basic healthcare?
Join a representative from the Peace Corps and a recently Returned Peace Corps Volunteer to learn about how you can use your public health degree to address issues of global maternal and child health, nutrition and hygiene, infectious and vaccine-preventable diseases, and more as a public health specialist in the Peace Corps.
Public health students: RSVP on Pitt Bridges.
Last Updated On Thursday, October 31, 2019 by Borkowski, Matthew Gerard
Created On Thursday, September 26, 2019
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.
For more workshops, visit Professional Development.
Consider taking the Student Certification in Teaching Fundamentals.
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!