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.


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


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

Contact Career Services:
Phone: 612-626-3500
Office Hours: Monday – Friday
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Drop-In Hours: Opportunities to drop in and connect with a career coach.
Wednesdays: 1-2 p.m. – Mayo A395
Wednesdays: 4-5 p.m. – Zoom

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

Meet the 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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