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.

 

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Timeline for First-Year MPH Students

Fall Semester 2014

  • Create a resume using the YSPH resume guidelines found here
  • Get familiarized with CareerBoard for internship opportunities
  • Read CareerTalk, the weekly e-newsletter, to view upcoming events, employer presentations and information sessions
  • Attend the Professional Skills Seminar, October 22-24 (mandatory attendance)
  • Give your internship search a boost with the  YSPH Fall Internship Showcase
  • Check the Calendar of Events for news about: the New York career trip, Healthcare Networking Night, recruiting events and information sessions

Spring Semester 2015

  • Apply for internships
  • Apply for YSPH and general Yale internship funding. (Deadlines begin as early as February)
  • Participate in the Washington D.C. career trip – held the first two days of spring break

Timeline for Second Year Students

Fall Semester 2014

  • Update your resume by adding your internship experience
  • Brainstorm ideas for your job search with a career counselor
  • Schedule a mock interview
  • Apply for fellowships with fall deadlines – especially hospital administrative fellowships
  • Take advantage of on campus recruitment
  • Attend the New York City career trip and alumni reception in November

Spring Semester 2015

  • Launch your job search
  • Use the YSPH cover letter guidelines found here
  • Schedule a mock interview
  • Use the YSPH alumni database to network with alumni
  • Participate in the Washington, D.C. career trip – held the first two days of spring break