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Career Support When You Need It

A Yale public health degree is interdisciplinary and opens up a wide variety of career options in the healthcare field.

The Career Management Center (CMC) is committed to helping students discover and pursue their individual career paths through:

  • Expert, individualized career guidance, coaching and advice
  • Access to a wide network of public health professionals
  • Latest career management technology to help connect you with opportunities
  • Intensive professional skills and leadership development – the Professional Skills Series
  • Alumni networking and mentorship, career trecks, weekly newsletter

Professional Skills Series

All Yale MPH students will have the opportunity to participate in a unique leadership and communications skills building program called the Professional Skills Series. Both virtual and in-person sessions are held throughout the academic year and incorporate individualized professional coaching, guided peer to peer learning, and facilitated break out groups that allow participants to practice new skill sets.

A wide variety of trainings are available, and students may choose the options most relevant to their particular career journey. Some of the topics covered are:

  • resume & cover letter creation
  • effective business correspondence
  • networking
  • interviewing – case, behavioral and informational
  • public speaking
  • job or internship ship search strategies