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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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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. …


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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