Students

The Career & Professional Development Center provides you with the tools and resources necessary to successfully manage your career beginning when you first enroll as a student and continuing as you become an established public health professional.

We offer

Services/Resources

  • Workshops
  • Online Resources
  • One-on-One Coaching
  • Social Media
  • Job Postings
  • Employer Engagement

Competencies

Career Development: Self-Assessment (i.e. Strengths, Interests, Personality) | Resumes, CV’s, and Cover Letters | Networking Strategies | Informational Interviews | Personal Branding | Job Searching | Interviewing | Negotiation Strategies | Advanced Education | Personal Statements

Professional Development: Communication Skills (i.e. Presentation, Writing, Interpersonal) | Leadership and Team Development | Conflict and Stress Management | Work/Life Balance | Professional Etiquette | Emotional Intelligence (EQ) | Managing Up | Decision Making | Career and Time Management | Cultural Awareness | Generation Topics| Conference Preparation

Robust Alumni Network

With more than 10,500 School of Public Health alumni, students have access to a deep network of public health mentors and professionals.

Connect with Alumni
Join our LinkedIn network
Participate in our award-winning Mentor Program

Get to Know Us

Office Hours:
Phone: 612-626-3500
Fax: 612-624-4498
Email: sphcareers@umn.edu
Office Hours: Monday – Friday
8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

School of Public Health
Room A395, Mayo Bldg.
420 Delaware St. S.E.
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Meet the Career & Professional Development Center team

subin jang
The Career and Professional Development Center is so helpful. When I was researching a career in public health, I didn't know where to start. They helped connect me to alumni so I could get different perspectives. –Subin Jang, Epidemiology MPH
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