Career and Professional Development Opportunities, Week of 9/2/2013

Take a look at what’s happening in the next few weeks. Find the latest job and internship openings on the SPHHS Jobs Database.

Career Development Opportunities

GE-NHMA Health Professional Student Leadership & Mentoring Program. The National Hispanic Medical Association (NHMA), working with the National Hispanic Health Foundation (NHHF), will select 50 talented Hispanic medical and public health students to a one year “GE-NHMA Health Professional Student Leadership and Mentoring Program” funded by the GE Foundation. Deadline to apply: September 6, 2013.

White House Internship Program, deadline to apply for Spring 2014 program is September 8.

15 Minute Resume Reviews, September 9-13, 2175 K St, Suite 500. When was the last time you updated your resume? Come in for a quick review. Sign up here.

GW Career Fair, September 12, 1-5pm, Charles E. Smith Center.

TSPPPA Career Forum: International Careers, panel of invited speakers from: CARDNO, PACT, QED, VEGA, USAID and World Bank, September 13, 5:00-6:00pm, MPA 309, 805 21st St. NW.

GW LinkedIn Group Virtual Networking Hour, September 17, 12-1pm EDT.

Resumes for Career Changers Webinar, September 18, 12-1pm EDT, register by September 16.

ASPPH/CDC Public Health Fellowship Program, application deadline September 19, 2013.

Resume and Cover Letter Workshop (evening session), September 23, 5:30-6:30pm, space is limited, register by September 20.

Resume and Cover Letter Workshop (afternoon session), September 25, 12-1pm, space is limited, register by September 20.

Resume and Cover Letter Webinar, September 26, 12-1pm EDT, register by September 24.

Managing a Successful Career (part of Alumni Weekend 2013 Sept. 26-29), Career Advice for Alumni at all Stages of Life, September 28, 9:30-11:00am EDT.

APTR-CDC Preventative Medicine and Public Health Fellowship Program, application deadline September 30, 2013.

National Hispanic Health Foundation Scholarship Program, applications due September 30 and October 28.

GWebinar: Be a Leader Throughout Your Career, October 2, 12-1pm EDT.

GWebinar: The Introvert’s Guide to Workplace Happiness and Productivity, October 23, 12-1pm EDT.

Yerby Postdoctoral Fellowship Program, Harvard School of Public Health, applications due November 1.

Professional Development Opportunities

Black Public Health Student Network First General Member Meeting & Welcome Back Mixer, September 6, location TBA.

Welcome Back Mixer, sponsored by the Black Graduate Student Association, the Black Public Health Student Network, and the Black Law Student Association, September 6, 5-9pm, Dirty Martini, 1223 Connecticut Avenue Northwest, RSVP.

2013 ISDS Conference, December 10-13, 2013, New Orleans, LA. Abstract submission deadline September 6.

“Learning in Disaster Health: A Continuing Education Workshop”, September 17-18, Washington, DC.

Volunteer Opportunity: Conference on Environmental Health for Obstetritians and Gynecologists, September 20, 8am-5pm, Waterview Conference Center, 1919 North Lynn St., Arlington, VA. Sign up here.

“The Business of Health Care and How it Determines the Medical Treatment Women Receive,” September 26, 1-2pm EDT.

Call for Abstracts, Fourth International Conference on Families with Parental Mental Health Challenges, April 25-27, 2014, Berkeley, CA. Abstract submissions due September 30, 2013.

#TouchingLives School Talent International Contest, Do you enjoy singing or dancing? Would you like to help saving lives? Use your creativity and join the Pan American Health Organization and the Global Public-Private Partnership for Hand Washing (PPPHW) in promoting proper handwashing with soap and water through the #TouchingLives School Talent Contest. Closing date for the contest is Saturday, September 14, 2013.

UAB Nutrition Obesity Research Center Conference, “Evaluating Bioactive Food Components in Obesity and Cancer Prevention,” September 27-29, Ft. Walton Beach, FL.

Second Century Symposium: Transforming Public Health Education, November 1, 2013, 8:30am-6:00pm, Harvard University Longwood Campus.

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