For Alumni

As a Pitt Public Health alum, you have access to all that career services has to offer, including career counseling appointments with staff and a library of relevant resources.

Personal Advising

All alumni are eligible for free personal advising, offered on the phone or in-person. Make an appointment with Joan Anson, director of career services, by logging into Handshake (see directions below).

HAndshake Online Job Board

Handshake is an online job board and career management system that provides access to job, internship, fellowship, and postdoctoral opportunities from local, national, and international employers. Handshake replaced Pitt Bridges beginning on July 1, 2020.

Alumni who graduated in 2017 or later already have an account in Handshake.  Log in at pitt.joinhandshake.com using your Pitt username and password. You do not need to create a new account.

Alumni who graduated in 2016 or earlier can contact Career Services to sign up for an account.

Job Search Tool Kit

Tips, tools, and templates to help you find your next job.

Hiring a Student or Graduate

Pitt Public Health actively encourages students to participate in internships that provide valuable opportunities to confront real-time public health situations, discover the array of career niches that are available to public health professionals, and hone in on specializations that are the right fit for them.

Alumni hire many of our students to fill their employment needs. If you are an alum who is interested in hiring a Pitt Public Health student or graduate, please contact Joan Anson directly for guidance on how to post your position.

Career Workshops

Workshops are offered on campus throughout the year. All workshops are open, free-of-charge, to alumni. Advance registration is required. Contact us for upcoming events.

Career Services Team

Joan Anson
Director of Career Services
412-624-3806

Kim Abraham
Career Services Specialist
412-648-5987

G009 Public Health
130 DeSoto Street
Pittsburgh PA 15261

Alumni connect with current students at networking breakfast

Career news

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Jenn Andrews (MHA ’20), Vizient, Inc. Fellow 

Jenn Andrews (MHA ’20), Vizient, Inc. Fellow

In summer 2020, I will be entering into a fellowship position in downtown Chicago with Vizient, Inc., the nation’s leading healthcare performance improvement company. Vizient has been recognized as one of the “Best Places to Work in Healthcare” (Modern Healthcare) and among “America’s Best Manageme... (03/12/2020)
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HUGEN alumnus Dan Handley appointed to drug discovery board of directors 

HUGEN alumnus Dan Handley appointed to drug discovery board of directors

GLOBE NEWSWIRE - Predictive Oncology Inc., an AI-driven discovery services company providing predictive models of tumor drug response to improve clinical outcomes for patients, today announced the unanimous appointment of doctoral alumnus Daniel Handley (HUGEN '08) to its Board of Directors.  Handl... (03/12/2020)

Megan Crilly  

Megan Crilly

Megan Crilly is a senior CMC regulatory affairs specialist at Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. She develops regulatory strategies for the chemistry, manufacturing, and controls (CMC) section of clinical applications to regulatory agencies around the world. Her responsibilities also include reviewing... (02/08/2020)
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Zhijie Ding 

Zhijie Ding

Zhijie Ding is the manager of real world value & evidence, immunology for The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson. In this role he demonstrates the value of STELARA® in Crohn’s disease by generating and communicating high quality real-world evidence through collaboration with inte... (02/06/2020)
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Sally Caine Leathers 

Sally Caine Leathers

Sally Caine Leathers is currently serving as a health insurance specialist at the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) where she is leading the development of a rural health model. While at CMMI, she has led the Hospital Payment Program under the Maryland Total Cost of Care Model, where... (02/06/2020)