The Wayne State University Office of Career Services provides WSU students and alumni with extensive career resources. On site services include personal career counseling, resume review, and strength evaluation. Online resources include tips on how to write effective resumes and cover letters, interview strategies, salary comparison information, networking tips, and employment opportunities.
The Wayne State University Graduate and Postdoctoral Professional Development (GPPD) seminars provide information on topics including abstract writing, job search skills, poster presentation skills, and career opportunities.
The Columbia University Center for Career Education Career Planning Guide provides information on identifying personality traits, skills, and interests; developing effective resumes, cover letters and interview skills; building a career network; and obtaining an internship. This easy-to-use comprehensive resource includes sample resumes and cover letters as well as exercises designed to help students develop statements that demonstrate their relevant skills.
Below is a list of useful public health employment websites.
Professional Public Health
- The American Public Health Association (APHA) Career Mart 30,000 members post a variety of public health career opportunities; offers free online registration and job and resume posting.
- Public Health Employment Connection: Easy to search collection of jobs maintained by the Rollins School of Public Health
- Association of Schools of Public Health. Provides access to many public health career opportunities; offers free online registration and job and resume posting.
Federal, State, and Regional
- USA JOBS The United States government's official website listing civil service jobs with federal agencies.
- Michigan Department of Community Health State of Michigan employment website.
- Southeast Michigan Health Association (SEMHA) Provides Metro Detroit area job postings and is updated regularly.
- Michigan Association for Local Public Health lists employment for 45 city, county and district health departments.