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For Students

This section was created for full-time public health students who are seeking professional and career development advice and activities. Dornsife School of Public Health and Drexel University provide various activities which focus on connecting students to resources such as resume building workshops, mock interviews, public health practitioners and career development experts.

Career Development Programming

Drexel University provides career development activities and resources that promote professional development of students and enhance the marketability of our graduating students.

This programming includes skills workshops (e.g. resume building), annual Career Fair, networking activities to connect students to alumni and public health professionals, personal career planning resources, and quarterly programs that cover in-depth topics such as different public health industries.

Programming for 2017

Skills Workshops

Winter Quarter 17: Resume Review, Fellowships 101, Cover Letters that Pop, Answering the Tough Interview Questions, Interview Strategies and Tips, Mock Interviews, Cover Letters that Work, Developing Your CV, Salary Negotiation

Spring Quarter 17: Power of Introverts, Stairway to Success, Mock Interviews

Networking Activities

Winter Quarter 17: Student Meeting with James Colgrove, Maria Glymour, Jonathan Patz, and Jason Corburn; Networking with alumni working in government

Spring Quarter 17: Student Meeting with Ingrid Binswanger, MD, MPH, MS, Deborah Prothrow-Stith, MD; Stairway to Success, Networking with alumni working in NGO, Networking with alumni working in Hospitals and Healthcare Systems, Alumni and 2017 Graduates Beer Garden

Career Planning Resources

Winter Quarter 17: How to Conduct a Public Health Job Search, MPH TimelineCareer Fair

Spring Quarter 17: University Career Fair, How to Conduct a Public Health Job Search, MPH Timeline, The Art of Risk Taking

Quarterly Programs

Winter Quarter 17: Exploring Public Health Industries (Government)

Spring Quarter 17: Exploring Public Health Industries (NGO), Exploring Public Health Industries (Hospitals and Healthcare Systems)