Careers in Public Health

Career Advice and Development


American Public Health Association Public Health CareerMart

Career tips, resume writing, career coaching, and more.

AmeriCorps

Each year, AmeriCorps offers 75,000 opportunities for adults of all ages and backgrounds to serve through a network of partnerships with local and national nonprofit groups. Whether your service makes a community safer, gives a child a second chance, or helps protect the environment, you’ll be getting things done through AmeriCorps!

Community Health Workers

Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2010-11 Edition U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Council on Education for Public Health 

CEPH is an independent agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education to accredit schools of public health and public health programs. Here is a list of accredited programs.  

Health Educators

Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2010-11 Edition. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Idealist

Idealist is a project of Action Without Borders, a nonprofit organization founded in 1995 with offices in the United States and Argentina. Idealist is an interactive site where people and organizations can exchange resources and ideas, locate opportunities and supporters, and take steps toward building a world where all people can lead free and dignified lives.

JobWeb

Job Web offers career and job-search advice for new college graduates, and is the online complement to the Job Choices job-search publications.

MPHProgramlist.com

MPHProgramsList.com is a resource for students interested in graduate public health, public administration, public policy and health administration  programs. It has multiple links including jobs, scholarships, interviews, and other professional opportunities.

 

Peace Corps

Today's Peace Corps is more vital than ever, working in emerging and essential areas such as information technology and business development, and committing more than 1,000 new Volunteers as a part of the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief. Peace Corps Volunteers continue to help countless individuals who want to build a better life for themselves, their children, and their communities.

University of North Carolina at Charlotte Career Center.

 


Credentialing & Certification

Certified Asthma Educator (AE-C) 

Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE)

Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) 

Certified Clinical Research Professional (CCRP) 

Certified in Public Health (CPH)


Greater Charlotte Area Employers

Carolinas HealthCare System

CaroMont Health

Charlotte Eye Ear Nose & Throat Associates, P.A.

Mecklenburg County Health Department

Northeast Medical Center

Novant Health

OrthoCarolina

Piedmont Healthcare System

Premier, Inc.

YMCA of Greater Charlotte  


Employment Searches

AgeWork – Your key to jobs in aging. 

CareerBuilder.com

execSearches

execSearches is your online source for recruiting fundraising, senior management and executive professionals in the nonprofit, education, healthcare and government sectors.

Global Health Career Ladder

Global Health Career Ladder is a searchable database dedicated to helping you find your next global health opportunity.

Health Career Center

Guide to health careers, degrees, schools and job search resources.

Idealist.org

Idealist.org is an interactive site where people and organizations can exchange resources and ideas, locate opportunities and supporters, and take steps toward building a world where all people can lead free and dignified lives.

O*NET

OnLine has detailed descriptions of the world of work for use by job seekers, workforce development and HR professionals, students, researchers, and more!

Partners in Information Access for the Public Health Workforce

Partners in Information Access for the Public Health Workforce is a collaboration of U.S. government agencies, public health organizations and health sciences libraries.

Public Health Employment Connection

PHEC is a free job posting, resume posting, and job search site that has been created for the express purpose of centralizing public health career information for public health professionals and employers. Public Health Jobs.Net offers the most up to date information on careers in public health. You can search through the many public health jobs and opportunities that are currently being offered by employers across the nation and abroad. Job seekers can register as "Students/Alumni" to search and save job postings, and to receive daily, weekly, or monthly updates of new jobs that are posted.

Public Health Jobs.net

Social Service Job Site. 

The job site for jobs in social work, counseling, psychology, sociology, mental health, case management, employee assistance, volunteer management, substance abuse treatment, domestic violence, community development, youth development, child welfare, developmental disabilities and all other areas of social services.


Professional Organizations of Interest 

American Public Health Association 

North Carolina Chapter, Society for Public Health Education

North Carolina Public Health Association

Society for Public Health Education