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Careers in Public Health

Public health careers vary widely and cross many disciplines.  This website provides information and links to some of these opportunities.  Included are employment opportunities, internships and fellowships, continuing opportunities in public health employment and training, public health organizations at which students may be interested in working, and employment search engines.  Please use the links below to access the various resources.

Employment Opportunities
Internship, Fellowship & Training Programs
Continuing Opportunities
Search Engines

Additionally, the Association of Schools of Public Health has created a Career Development Center that not only allows you to browse jobs but also provides resources, such as career tips and coaching, professional resume writing services, and reference checking.

APHA's Career Development Center -

Students are also encouraged to utilize career advisement services provided by the Graduate School, such as the Virtual Career Center.  Furthermore, students may seek guidance from program staff at or 414-456-4510.

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Employment Opportunities

Employment opportunities, including notifications received by the MPH program, are listed on the Employment Opportunities webpage. Listing on this web site is a service to our students and graduates but in no way indicates the MPH program endorsement of the organization or position.


Internship, Fellowship & Training Programs

Internship, fellowship, and training programs are listed on the Internships and Fellowships webpage. Listing on this web site is a service to our students and graduates but in no way indicates the MPH program endorsement of the program or position.


Continuing Opportunity

U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps

America's Health Responders
Answering the Call

Have you ever wanted to
Go beyond typical professional practice?
Be part of a multidisciplinary health care team?
Improve the health of entire communities?
Serve your country?
Enjoy the rank and privileges of being a uniformed commissioned officer?

Join America's Public Health Team
The Commissioned Corps has jobs for highly skilled men and women who seek professional fulfillment, enjoy challenges, and want to improve the quality of public health for the nation's neediest communities. For information about how you can make a difference with the Commissioned Corps, call us at 800 279-1605 or visit our website at



Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
American College of Preventive Medicine
American Lung Association
American Public Health Association
Association of Schools of Public Health
Association of State and Territorial Health Officials
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Department of Health and Human Services
Environmental Protection Agency

Epidemic Intelligence Service
Food and Drug Administration
Global Health Council
Health Resources and Services Administration
Joint United Nations Programme on AIDSManagement Services for Health
National Academies
National Association of County and City Health Officials
National Institutes of Health
Pan American Health Organization
Pathways to Public Health
Public Citizen Health Research Group
Public Health FoundationPSI
United Nations
Wisconsin Public Health Association
World Health Organization


Search Engines

ASTHO Job Bank
Association of State and Territorial Health Officials Job Bank includes public health jobs all over the country including vacant health official positions.

Bright is a connection based job site with health care jobs all across the country.  Once you apply from the site to a position your interested in, you can use their contacts to become a standout referral instead of just another applicant.
U.S.'s largest online job site.

Health Care Jobs Online
One stop shopping mall for health care job seekers, recruiters and hiring officials who understand the power of the internet to bring jobs and job seekers together.

H-Net Job Guide
Posts academic position announcements in History and the Humanities, the Social Sciences, and Rhetoric and Composition.
Database on non-profit organizations in the U.S. and internationally.
Leading global online careers property.

Public Health Employment Connection
Public Health job bank from Emory University's Rollins School of Public Health
Free public health employment resource provided by the Association of Schools of Public Health Employment Council.

USA Jobs
Official job site of the United States Federal Government.
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