Success in searching for a job and growing your public health career depends on your experience, credentials, and areas of public health practice. While each job search is different, in today's job search climate it usually takes between 6-9 months--from the point you begin your search to your first day on the job.
Career & Employer Relations is here to serve your lifelong career development needs. Listed below is our series of career offerings for alumni. Read more about our career services policies.
Take charge of your job search using ColoradoSPH connect
ColoradoSPH Connect is the centralized portal where jobs and volunteer opportunities are posted. This service is free for alumni and requires that you create a profile; doing so will grant you access to the following resources and opportunities:
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Career Tip Sheets & Videos
Need quick answers on how to tweak your resume or prepare for an interview? Check out ColoradoSPH Connect for some insider tips on:
- Job search strategies
- Perfecting your resume/curriculum vitae
- Writing cover letters and personal statements
- Developing your personal brand
- Interview preparation
- Professional Networking
- Business writing, thank you notes, and professional emails
- Negotiating salary and compensation packages
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Career Advising Sessions
The Manager of Career & Employer Services 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 may cover of the topics listed above.
Recent alumni can utilize career advising for free up to 1 year after completion. Alumni who are 1+ years removed from graduation are eligible for three (3) advising sessions per year for free, then at $40 per session thereafter.
To schedule a Career Advising Session, please email the Manager of 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 Manager of Career & Employer Services 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 the Manger of Career & Employer services at: CSPHcareers@ucdenver.edu.
Colorado School of Public Health on LinkedIn
Stay in touch with your School contacts and grow your existing network by joining the ColoradoSPH group on LinkedIn. This centralized group allows you 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.
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 an employer you're targeting? In addition to the LinkedIn group, you can use ColoradoSPH Connect to access employer and Alumni contact information.
Login to ColoradoSPH Connect to access the information you need