Developing professional skills and making appropriate connections is important in making your public health experience a success.
Career Services offers key resources to help students and recent graduates develop and meet their career goals. Career Services are available to public health students and alumni through the Office of Student Affairs. Additional support is available to students and recent grads through University Career Services to help with all career development needs. University Career Services is located on the second floor of Hanes Hall.
Make an appointment for individualized career development and job search skills support, including:
CV and Cover letter writing For Non-Academic Careers | Tues, Oct 7, 3:00-4:30pm | Graduate Student Center – 211A West Cameron Ave
Developing a Federal Resume for Public Health Opportunities | Tues, Oct 7, 5-6:15pm | School of Public Health – McGavran-Greenberg 2308
LinkedIn Lab for graduate students | Tues, Oct 14, 3:30-5:00pm | Graduate Student Center – 211A West Cameron Ave
Resume Rescue | Wed-Fri, Oct 29-31, 11:30am-1:30pm | MHRC Atrium- Bring your resume or CV to be reviewed by recruiters and career services professionals. Advanced sign up outside the Office of Student Affairs (Rosenau 263) and walk-ins available.
Career Symposium for Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Scholars| Sat, Nov 1, 8:30am-5:00pm | Frank Porter Graham Student Union
For more information and a complete listing of SPH career services events click here
Career Services for students from the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health is offered through various resources at both the school and department levels.
Preparing for your job search may feel like a complicated and daunting task, but the following resources can help you to simplify the process.
Start early– we recommend you create a draft of your resume and/or curriculum vitae during your first year. Keep this document updated with all of your research projects, class projects, employment opportunities, and volunteer experiences while at school.
To schedule an appointment to have your resume or CV reviewed, please send an email to email@example.com.
Preparing for your interview
Job offers and salary negotiation
University Career Services staff are available in the SPH Office of Student Affairs, located in 263 Rosenau Hall.
The UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health is pleased to partner with University Career Services to help students connect with employers for your job, fellowship, and internship opportunities. Careerolina will allow you to search opportunities, upload and post job search documents, view a calendar and register for career-related events, and communicate your employment interests with our office.
Careerolina includes an employer contact database with nearly 17,000 contacts and you can explore an archive of around 50,000 previously-posted positions (on a tab called “expired positions”) to widen your network of potential employers
This widget contains opportunities targeted to students in public health disciplines. However, you may be interested in other positions – be sure to search Careerolina for additional opportunities!
In addition to the job database, the links below can help you find opportunities that may not be posted in the database.
Career advising for students is available in 263 Rosenau Hall or at University Career Services on the 2nd floor of Hanes Hall. Schedule an appointment or visit us during office hours!
At the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, we train a diverse group of dedicated undergraduate and graduate students to become world-class leaders who can anticipate public health challenges and accelerate solutions for your organization. Read more about our reputation.
We offer more than 40 residential and distance learning degrees and certificates through seven academic departments and one program. In addition, through the North Carolina Institute for Public Health, our school offers additional professional development opportunities, including continuing education (CE) courses and management and leadership institutes.
Career services staff at the University of North Carolina’s Gillings School of Global Public Health can assist employers with their recruiting needs in a variety of ways:
Career and Internship Fair – We invite you to attend this annual event attracts showcase your opportunities to UNC graduate and undergraduate students from Public Health, Medicine, Pharmacy, Social Work and other schools. Click on the link for information about this year’s event.
On-Campus Recruiting – We will be happy to arrange accommodations for you to interview students on site in Chapel Hill. This service includes advertising your opportunity, resume collection, interview scheduling, parking, and your interview space.
Information Sessions – We will coordinate and publicize an information session about your organization and opportunities. Simply contact us to arrange the details.
Resume Referral – Can’t make it to campus? We will advertise your opportunity, collect resumes and ship them to you for off-campus consideration. Log in to Careerolina, post your job, and request to receive online applications.
Career Volunteering – Offer support to students as they work through the career and job search process by participating in workshops and events sponsored through OSA – Career Services. Volunteer opportunities may include serving on career panels, participating in our “Resume Rescue” critiquing or mock interview events, or offering workshops on job search skills. This is a great way to get name recognition for your organization while providing a valuable service to the next generation of public health professionals. Contact us to get involved!