Past career events
Below are descriptions of just a few of the events and workshops offered through OSA/Career Services. This year’s events may be found on this page.
This annual event was co-hosted by the Gillings School of Global Public Health Office of Student Affairs (OSA) and the Healthcare Executives Student Association (HESA). The basics of business etiquette were presented by Linda Conklin, Manager of Alumni Career Services while participants enjoyed a three course meal.
Finding Funding for International Internships and Finding Funding for Domestic Internships
These workshops were presented by Susan Gramling from the GrantSource Library who introduced participants to online funding resources for interning abroad or in the US.
SPH Career and Interns
Career Options for Doctoral Students in Public Health Parts I and II
The first workshop was a discusssion on the variety of public health career options available to PhD and DrPH students. Part II was a panel discussion featuring public health professionals from various industries who offered advice for doctoral students in public health.
This popular event occurs each semester. Participants have their resumes and cover letters critiqued by public health professionals on a walk-in basis.
Public Health Career Spotlight Series
A monthly series featuring career panels, web resources, and publicity around various public health awareness months.
USAID Global Health Fellows Program Info Session
Sharon Rudy, Program Director, shared information about the program as well as tips for pursuing careers in global health. View the powerpoint presentation online. See also:
Negotiating the “Win-Win” Job Offer
Presented by O. Ray Angle, Director of University Career Services, this workshop provided an outline of typical salary/benefits offers, tips on calculating your “bottom line” needs for comparison or decision making, and techniques for the negotiation.