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Career and Professional Development

MPH Program Offerings

MPH Career and Professional Development Series 2023-2024

First-year students are required to attend at least three sessions during the year; second-year students are required at attend at least two sessions during the year. Attendance at the Translational Research Forum and EIP Day is not included.

Edge Seminars and Newman Society Seminars

Edge Seminars give you a chance to receive advice tailored to your career stage and ask questions about topics of concern to you. Seminars cover a wide range of career development topics such as grant writing, presentation skills, career timeline, and getting a job in academia. Lunch is provided at these in-person seminars.

In addition, the Vanderbilt MPH Program provides students with individualized career advising, as well as CV/resume reviews and interview preparation upon request. Interested students should contact their track director.

Offerings from Across Campus

Students in the MPH Program are invited participate in many of the offerings from career services offices across the university. These resources are designed for students in multiple fields with a range of career paths.

Online Networks and Resources

Vanderbilt MPH students and graduates are encouraged to use online networking tools to explore practicum and career options and expand their professional networks.

Additional Resources

Students and MPH graduates interested in any of the nominated or supported opportunities (e.g., Fulbright, Luce) should contact the Career Center for assistance with the application process.

Selection of fellowship and training opportunities in public health