A typical job search in today's economic climate can take up to 6-9 months, from the moment you start your job search until you begin your new job. To be successful, you'll want to start thinking about your career and job search as soon as you start your program.
Through our resources, Career & Employer Services at the Colorado School of Public Health can empower you to prepare and pursue your career in public health.
ColoradoSPH Connect is the centralized hub for all practicum, internship, and volunteer postings. By using this system, you'll have access to employer contact information and receive updates regarding new job positions. Please note that all ColoradoSPH students are required to set up a profile and upload a resume in order to use ColoradoSPH Connect. Learn more about ColoradoSPH Connect and how to set up your profile.
Colorado School of Public Health on LinkedIn
Join the ColoradoSPH group on LinkedIn to connect with colleagues, classmates, faculty, employers, and alumni as well as staying up-to-date on the most recent public health topics and events.
Career Tip Sheets & Videos
Need quick answers on how to tweak your resume or prepare for an interview? Check out the Career Tip Sheets and Videos in ColoradoSPH Connect. These videos will provide more information about:
Job search strategies
Creating a resume/curriculum vitae
Writing cover letters and personal statements
Business writing, thank you notes, and professional emails
Salary and compensation package negotiations
Career Advising Sessions
Our Career & Employer Services team is available to meet with you to address your individual career needs in-person, over the phone, or via Zoom web conferencing. Career advising sessions range from 30 minutes to 1 hour and can cover of the topics listed above.
To schedule a Career Advising Session, please email one of our team members in Career & Employer Services (contact information on the left). Please attach a copy of your resume and include your date/time availability, your home campus, and topic(s) you'd like to discuss.
Career Workshops & Webinars
Throughout the year, the Career & Employer Services team will host in-person workshops and online webinars on a variety of career topics. For a full list of upcoming workshops, go to the events calendar in ColoradoSPH Connect or view the ColoradoSPH master events calendar. If you have ideas for workshops, email Career & Employer services at: CSPHcareers@ucdenver.edu.
Employer & Alumni Network
Looking to connect with recruiters and hiring managers who specifically recruit at the Colorado School of Public Health? Want to see if a ColoradoSPH alumnus works for your targeted employer? In addition to the LinkedIn group, you can use ColoradoSPH Connect to access employer and Alumni contact information.