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

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 interested in the lack of health services for…See More
May 4, 2015
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National Public Health Week--What Can You Do NOW?

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.So, we went through and selected the most relevant and useful resources to get you educated and involved.Stay informed on cutting edge topics and issues:…See More
Apr 11, 2015
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What is National Public Health Week?

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. APHA, the organizer of NPHW for the past 20 years, uses this week as an opportunity to start frank discussions about where our health as a nation stands and what we need to do to improve it. However,…See More
Apr 6, 2015
Jocelyn McGill commented on Alivia Shorter's blog post Tips and Advice for a Successful Interview
"Hi Alivia, Great! Thanks for the advice. Jocelyn McGill"
Mar 18, 2015
Alivia Shorter commented on Alivia Shorter's blog post Tips and Advice for a Successful Interview
"Hi Jocelyn,  It is a great idea to ask for this information, so that you can send a thank you email or card in a timely manner. You can also ask for this information from whomever arranged or scheduled your interview, if another staff member…"
Mar 18, 2015
Jocelyn McGill commented on Alivia Shorter's blog post Tips and Advice for a Successful Interview
"Hi Alivia,  Is it unprofessional to ask for your interviewers business card or contact info after the interview? If so, how else will we get their contact information to thank them after the interview? Best, Jocelyn McGill"
Mar 12, 2015
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Tips and Advice for a Successful Interview

As summer internship applications begin drawing to a close (but not all of them—there’s still some time to apply!), you may have started thinking about the next stage of the application process: interviews. Interviews can seem daunting, and as we are also quickly surging into the job search season, we have compiled a list of tips to have you ready and confident for your next interview, whatever…See More
Feb 26, 2015
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UC Berkeley School of Public Health Pre-Application Advising Session at University Hall, UC Berkeley

October 2, 2014 from 2:30pm to 5pm
Last day to register is Tuesday, September 30!Pre-Application Advising SessionThursday, October 2, 2014 | 2:30-5pm (PST) | 150 University Hall, UC Berkeley | Register hereHave you started an admissions application for Fall 2015? Having…See More
Sep 30, 2014
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You're Back In School. Now What?

Not only did you fill your summer with long productive days on the internship grind, but you were proactive. You made a plan, made connections, and really made your internship count. Now that summer is over and you’re back in school, it might feel like your career journey is heading into a long academic-focused lull. Or maybe you didn’t spend your summer in an internship. Maybe you were in summer classes, or taking a well deserved break. No matter what your summer was like, it’s almost all but…See More
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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
HCC Internship Year (if applicable)
2009
HCC Internship Region (if applicable)
Northern California

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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…

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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.…

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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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Tips and Advice for a Successful Interview

Posted on February 26, 2015 at 3:30pm 3 Comments

As summer internship applications begin drawing to a close (but not all of them—there’s still some time to apply!), you may have started thinking about the next stage of the application process: interviews. Interviews can seem daunting, and as we are also quickly surging into the job search season, we have compiled a list of tips to have you ready and confident for…

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Should med school include/require human rights courses? Check out this article and share your thoughts with us."Why doctors…Continue

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Hi everyone! I am very excited to start grad school this summer!! However, I noticed that the financial aid I am eligble for and being offered to pay for grad school are all loans. YIKES! I am so worried about becoming in debt, and was…Continue

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