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1st Annual HCC Alumni Conference

Started Feb 3, 2014 0 Replies

The 1st Annual Health Career Connection Alumni Conference was a huge success! As an alum myself (Class of 2009), I was so proud to have been able to participate and network with alumni from all over…Continue

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College, University, Employer, or Organization Affiliation
Stanford University, UC Berkeley School of Public Health
Major/Concentration (if applicable)
Human Biology, Sociology, Public Health
Work (current position or future career goals)
Recent MPH Graduate
Public Health Interests
Health Policy, Health & Social Behavior, Community Health
HCC Internship Organization (if applicable)
Santa Cruz County Public Health Department
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HCC Internship Region (if applicable)
Northern California

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Internships: Get Exposure, Gain Experience, Become Competitive

Posted on November 29, 2017 at 1:44pm 0 Comments

When I first entered college I knew immediately that I wanted to work in the health field. Most of my life I looked up to the health professionals that I was exposed to growing up—nurses and doctors. But I didn’t feel that a clinical setting was right for me and I quickly became discouraged. I felt that my dream of working in the health field was not possible, and suddenly I wasn't sure how to move forward with my education and career planning. I had no clue what…


Common Obstacles in Your Health Career Journey and How to Overcome Them

Posted on May 4, 2015 at 3:00pm 0 Comments

A few weeks ago I spoke with a recently graduated student who was discouraged and confused in his health career path. This student said that he wanted to work internationally—possibly through business, or maybe policy. But when I asked him why, he couldn’t give me a single good reason. We backtracked for a while and he finally told me his story. He had always been interested in public health and as he moved through undergrad, he became increasingly…


National Public Health Week--What Can You Do NOW?

Posted on April 11, 2015 at 11:30am 0 Comments

In our first post about National Public Health Week on Monday, we promised a follow up full of public health resources to provide you with actual steps you can take today to be a part of the national public health conversation.…


What is National Public Health Week?

Posted on April 6, 2015 at 5:30pm 0 Comments

It seems like there’s a week for everything, doesn’t it? So what’s the big deal about National Public Health Week? 

National Public Health Week happens the first full week of April every year to raise awareness about public health and prevention. …


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Sleepless nights..

Started by Alice Bricks Nov 7. 0 Replies

I was a call center agent for 2 years and a half. I worked in a graveyard shift so that's why i am awake at night and sleep the whole day. And suddenly i quit my job because of my personal problem. And now i am having a hard time to sleep at night…Continue

Top Ten Tips on Improving Concentration!

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