Welcome to Career Services

As one of the oldest graduate schools of public health in the nation, the Yale School of Public Health (YSPH) has been at the forefront of preparing outstanding leaders for industry, public service, international organizations, and the non-profit world.

The Office of Career Services plays a critical role in assisting students in the complex process of defining, researching, and implementing their professional goals in order to make a meaningful contribution to the field of public health.

Timeline for First-Year MPH Students

Fall Semester

  • Write that Resume! Check out the Resume Guidelines found in the Career Toolkit
  • Read the e-newsletter CareerTalk to find out about events & employer presentations
  • Attend the Professional Skills Seminar, October 21-22-23
  • Jumpstart your internship search with the Internship Showcase
  • Participate in the New York City career trip – November 23
  • Meet with an awesome YSPH career counselor to discuss your summer plans

Spring Semester

  • It’s all about internships – apply, apply, apply
  • Take advantage of Yale internship funding - deadlines begin in February
  • Spend the first two days of spring break in Washington DC on the DC Career Trek
  • Complete your internship work plan

Timeline for Second Year Students

Fall Semester

  • Update your resume!  Add your amazing summer internship experience
  • Brainstorm ideas for your Job Search with a career counselor
  • Schedule a Mock Interview (or two….)
  • Apply for Fellowships with fall deadlines – especially Hospital Administrative Fellowships
  • Take advantage of on campus recruitment
  • Participate in the New York City career trip – November 23

Spring Semester

  • Launch your job search early in the semester
  • Use the YSPH Cover Letter Guidelines  found in the Career Toolkit
  • Work on your interview skills! Practice, Practice, Practice
  • Utilize the Alumni Database, Yale Career Network, and Mentor Program to network with alumni
  • Participate in the Washington DC Career Trip –  the first two days of spring break
Office Hours:
    Monday - Friday
    8:30am - 4:30pm

Walk-In Hours:
    Monday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Tuesday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Friday 8:30 am - 3:30 pm

Professional Skills Seminar

Dream Job Ahead

Save the Dates! The Professional Skills Seminar will be October 21-23. This is mandatory for first year MPH students.