View this email in your browser Back to Gillings!  My name is Amy Blackburn, Sr. Assistant Director, and I am in the Office of Student Affairs (Rosenau 263) to assist you with your career and professional development needs. I am in Gillings on Mondays and Thursdays and for special public health career related events. Please stop by to meet with me! Below, find this month's email of upcoming events, opportunities and other pertinent information.

If you have any questions, don't hesitate to
contact me or schedule an appointment.  I am also available to present specialized workshops for your student organization.  I look forward to seeing you soon!

Events that may be of interest

Insights from a PI with Ivy Carol, RTI
Wednesday, August 24, 2016, 12:30PM - 1:30PM, Bondurant 2020
Please register to attend at:
Thinking about a career as a Primary Investigator (PI)? Learn about being a PI in industry from a senior scientist at RTI!  Join the Academic and Research Intensive Career (ARIC) Association for a brown bag lunch (bring your own) with Dr. F. Ivy Carroll as the second event of our Insights from a PI Series. 

F. Ivy Carroll, PhD, Distinguished Fellow in Medicinal Chemistry at the Research Triangle Institute (RTI) International. Previously he served as the director of the Center for Organic and Medicinal Chemistry (1975-2007) and research vice president of the Chemistry and Life Sciences Group (1996-2001) at RTI.  To learn more about Dr. Ivy Carroll visit

Part-Time Job Fair
Wednesday, August 24, 2016, 1 PM - 4 PM, Great Hall, Student Union
Are you looking for a part-time job?  Earn as you learn!  Come meet with local employers that have immediate hiring needs.  Bring resumes!  Casual attire is acceptable at this event, but business casual is preferred. This event is open only to UNC-Chapel Hill students.  Jobs are available on campus, in Chapel Hill, Carrboro, Durham and surrounding areas.   View participating organizations at

OCR Kick Off Event for On-Campus Recruiting: Workshop
Thursday, August 25, 2016, 4 PM to 5:30 PM, 239 A/B Hanes Hall
Did you know that September through November is the busiest time for on-campus recruiting? There are more companies on campus hiring for full-time jobs and internships than any other time of the year! You don't want to miss out on great opportunities just because you were not aware. Come to this session to learn about upcoming on-campus employer events, timelines, and various resources to conduct a successful job or internship search. It all starts NOW! 

Pre-Health Interviewing: Tips & Tactics
Wednesday, August 31, 2016, 3 PM to 4 PM, 239 A/B Hanes Hall
Learn the basics of interviewing for the health professions.
Quick Tips Career Conference Call (QTC3): Cover Letters
Friday, September 2, 2016, 12 PM to 12:15 PM, Virtual
Do you have 15 minutes during your lunch to hear about tips on improving your cover letter via conference call?  Listen in and learn 5 quick strategies for a more tailored highly effective approach to your cover letter, including the Do’s and Don’ts of Cover Letters. Register here:

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See a sample below of the 178 jobs and internships currently in the Careerolina Public Health Widget for public health related postings.

Injury Epidemiologist-Operational (DOH/EPI #36506)
State of New Mexico/Dept. of Health/HIV Prevention (DOH/IDB/HIV Prevention)(Santa Fe, New Mexico)

Technical Advisor
Population Services International(Washington, District of Columbia)

Research Project Manager within the Future of Humanity Institute (FHI) at the University of Oxford
University of Oxford(London, Non-U.S. / International)

Management Core Coordinator
UNC-Chapel Hill - Global Health and Infectious Disease(Chapel Hill, North Carolina)

Supervisory Health Insurance Specialist
Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation(Baltimore, Maryland)

Communications Intern - Public Health
30 for 30 Campaign(Washington, District of Columbia)

Data Analyst (Program Assistant) (0.5 FTE) 
Wake County Human Services(Raleigh, North Carolina)

Health Educator--Medical Counter Measures Fellowship - CDC
Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE)(Atlanta, Georgia)


Additional Events in September

9/6 | 4 - 5 pm | 239 A/B Hanes Hall
Federal Resume Workshop

9/7 | 5:30 - 6:30 pm | 242 Hanes Hall
Applying to the PMF Program (Graduate Students)

9/8 | 4 – 5 pm | 239 A/B Hanes Hall
Gillings Admissions: Strategies for BSPH Programs

9/12 | 4 – 5 pm | 239 A/B Hanes Hall
How to Rock it at the Career Fair & Approach Recruiters

9/15 | 12 - 4 pm | Ram’s Head Rec Center
Fall Job & Internship Expo

9/19 | 4 - 5 pm | 239 A/B Hanes Hall
Building an Application: Strategies for Applying to Grad Programs in Public Health

9/20 | 12 – 1:30 pm | 239 A/B Hanes Hall
Academic Faculty Job Search Panel

9/22 | 4 - 5 pm | 239 A/B Hanes Hall
Pre-Health Volunteering & Service: Beyond the Hospital

9/30 | 1  – 2:30 pm | McGavran-Grnbg 2308
Seminar: Developing Your Strengths


For additional events, visit the UNC Career Services Events Page and Professional Development Events at the Graduate School.