Public Health Career Resources
Friday, September 12, 2014
Posted by: Jon Noel
On behalf of the CT Public Health Association Mentoring Organization Registry, we want to welcome you back to the school year and let you know about a few public health and health care career resources.
http://www.usnews.com/education/best-colleges/slideshows/11-hot-college-majors?int=96b308&int=982e08 The latest on top 10 hot careers from US News and World Reports includes Public Health! Check out #9.
http://www.thisispublichealth.org/iampublichealth.html A one-armed bandit public health career game for students. Let me know if you nor your students think it is a helpful way to research public health careers.
http://www.apha.org/about/careers/newsletter/ The article offers a simple explanation of health insurance and health economics for your health career students. Scroll to the bottom of the page to find links to several other topics related to public health careers.
http://www.apha.org/about/careers/newsletter/2011/3/content.htm#3 Advice for Undergrads provides an overview of what you can do with an undergraduate degree in PH.
Don’t miss the 2014 CPHA Annual Conference Oct. 17th in Waterbury!!
Two excellent breakout sessions are featured to meet the needs of public health mentors/ambassadors,and school health educators, guidance counselors, and health and medical career teachers:
Promoting Healthier Choices and Health Careers through Public Health 101: A Workshop for Public Health Mentors and Educators
Participants will identify community partners (educators/mentors) that can promote public health experiential learning, inquire Public Health 101 teaching techniques, and learn how public health prepares students for work and community engagement in the 21st century.
Looking for Jobs in All the Right Places: The Expanding Public Health Career Pathway
Jeremy Kelley from Jobs for the Future will uncover the latest job trends in health/public health careers. Following the presentation, five experts in public health will provide 10-minute “speed mentoring” sessions for small groups of participants.
Cyndi & Pamela
Cyndi Billian Stern, MA, MPH
Billian Stern Consulting, LLC for CPHA Mentoring Organization Registry
Farmington, CT 06032
Voice: 860.674.0774 Cell: 860.729.2929 Fax: 860.678.1681
Pamela Kilbey-Fox, MPH
Chair, CPHA Mentoring Organization Registry