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Gillings School Career Services

Preparing leaders for career success

When it comes to competing for professional opportunities, engaging with the Gillings Career Services office ensures that you are among the best-prepared candidates in the marketplace. Preparation is critical to career success. We begin working with students so they'll be ready for the challenges of a diverse, global workplace. It means having the abilities that give you a competitive edge – and helping you achieve results is a cornerstone of our mission. Some of the services that we provide are career decision-making and assessments; resume/CV and cover letter critiques; interviewing preparation; salary negotiation; networking and job searching resources.

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FOR STUDENTS: How to Make an Appointment

The Gillings Career Services office staff are available to help students, recruiters, and faculty manage the career development and recruiting process. To make an appointment, please follow the directions for each career advisor.

 

Camille G. Mason

Camille G. Mason (LinkedIn) received her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Wisconsin – Madison and her Master of Education from Winthrop University.  Ms. Mason is experienced in providing comprehensive career services to a diverse population of students, including career development, job search and graduate school preparation, and major exploration.

 

 

 

Crystal J. Richards

Crystal (LinkedIn) is the Principal and Owner of MindsparQ™, providing project management training and advisory services.  Over the last 15 years, Crystal has helped start-ups, healthcare organizations, non-profits, and government agencies improve their project results. Crystal earned her master’s in healthcare administration from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and obtained her bachelor’s degree in economics from Georgetown University.  In addition, Crystal earned graduate certificates in adult training and development and community college teaching, both from North Carolina State University. Crystal is a certified project management professional (PMP®), a PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP®), and a certified scrum master.

 

Make an appointment

If you have any questions about your appointment, please don’t hesitate to email Camille G. Mason at cgmason@email.unc.edu. I look forward to working with you soon!

Additional Career Resources

The University Career Services (UCS) office is another resource to help with your career development needs. To the right are several additional career resources available to all students:

Schedule an Appointment at the University Career Services office

Eligible students may schedule appointments for all career education needs. Career coaching is conducted in-person or virtually, on Handshake.

How to Schedule Career Coaching: To access Handshake to schedule an appointment,. log in with ONYEN

Schedule an Appointment at The Graduate School

The Graduate School Professional Development Program provides a full range of training opportunities and resources to graduate students.

Check out the website for more information: Graduate School Professional Development

ASPPH Career Resources

ASPPH Public Health Career Related Webinars on YouTube

ASPPH has a YouTube channel for posting their completed webinars. Below are the links to specific career related webinars that may be of interest to Career Assembly members. If you have additional career related videos that you commonly share with students and or your team please share the links in the comments.

ASPPH Presents Webinars

Public Health Careers (2022) | Public Health Careers: How Do You Want To Make an Impact (2022) | Hot Jobs in Public Health (2022) | The Public Health Life (2022) | CDC Public Health Associate Program (PHAP) (2022) | Everything You Wanted to Know about Applying for ASPPH Fellowship (2021) | Advising for Health Careers (2020)

ASPPH Career Spotlights

Hospitals and Population Health (2022)

2020 ASPPH Annual Meeting

Personal Branding for Public Health Professionals

FOR ALUMNI: How to Make an Appointment

No matter where you are with your public health career or what stage you are in with your career, Gillings Career Services is here to support YOU! Whether you are exploring a new public health career, seeking a new public health opportunity, or looking to tap into the Gillings alumni network, Gillings School is committed to helping you achieve your professional goals.

Gillings alumni are encouraged to take advantage of our full range of career services, which begins with a 1-on-1 appointment with a career specialist. Schedule a one-on-one career advising appointment by visiting Calendly.

Recent graduates may schedule a 60-minute appointment, via telephone or virtually (Zoom). Individualized career services include career management advising; Resume, cover letter, and LinkedIn profile consultation; networking and job search strategies; mock interviews; negotiating job offers.

FOR EMPLOYERS: Posting Jobs And Recruiting

You have come to the right place to recruit top public health talent in the nation! Here at Gillings School, you will find a community of engaged students with experiences in solving some of the most challenging health problems to date. Our talented and diverse public health students are goal-oriented, well-rounded, globally-minded and ready to drive meaningful change in your organization from their first day on the job.

The Handshake portal enables employers to reach all current Gillings School students with job, fellowship and internship opportunities and maximize your recruitment efforts through various recruitment opportunities. There is no charge to post opportunities and gain access to our talent pool.

Interested in recruiting at Gillings School of Public Health? The Gillings Career Services office offers a variety of ways to connect:

  • Handshake – career portal for all University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill students (including Gillings School students)
  • Employer Information Sessions
  • On-campus Interviewing
  • Opportunities to participate in career programming such as mock interviews or presenting on an industry topic in your field.

If you would like to further discuss your on-campus branding strategy, please don’t hesitate to contact Camille G. Mason at cgmason@emai.unc.edu.