Career Questions tagged Epidemiology

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Fabian F. Oct 30, 2020 79 views

What should I major in if I want to become an epidemiologist?

I'm a high school senior and I'm thinking of majoring in microbiology with a minor of statistics; would these be good choices if I want to eventually join the epidemiology field? #majors #university #epidemiology...


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Amy L. May 04, 2020 151 views

Preparing for grad school in Epidemiology

I am a second-year college student interested in getting a Ph.D. in Epidemiology. Is this a good field to go into? What should I do in college to prepare for grad school in epidemiology--should I take graduate-level classes if they are available to undergrads at my school? Is doing an honors...

#graduate-school #publichealth #graduate #epidemiology

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Grace C. Apr 10, 2020 111 views

What does a typical day in the life of an epidemiologist look like?

I’m a high school junior considering a career as an epidemiologist. I’ve looked on many websites trying to see how one might spend their typical workday but have gotten mixed responses (spending the day doing math/statistics, field work, lab tests, etc.) . I’m curious to know my potential work...

#publichealth #science #epidemiology

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David S. Apr 07, 2019 169 views
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Omar R. Apr 28, 2018 312 views

What are some international humanitarian agencies that you can work for with a masters in public health in epidemiology, and how can you start getting experience early?

I will be starting my masters in public health in the fall. I am very interested in working for some kind of humanitarian agency, organization, or project. I am willing to work with any agency or organization that its ultimate goal is to help others, but I am more interested in international...

#public-health #medicine #epidemiology

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Omar R. Apr 28, 2018 304 views

What are some good ways to get funding for an MPH program and study abroad programs?

I will be starting my MPH in epidemiology in the fall and I do not have much money. My entire education has been self funded. I am very interested in being a field epidemiologist and do more hands on work. I have seen some great summer programs where students can go to developing countries and...

#mph #graduate-school #masters-degree #epidemiology #public-health

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Jesse R. Aug 31, 2016 575 views

Pursuing a degree in Epidemiology - Is this possible?

Hello! I am currently a fourth year student studying Nutritional Sciences. After interning this past summer in a dietitians office, I am having second thoughts on my field of study and would appreciate some guidance or any help you may have to offer. A little bit of background info about me.....

#masters-degree #nutritional-epidemiology #nutrition #epidemiology

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Franchesca P. Feb 21, 2016 635 views

I want to be in a career that has to do with some type of medical research. I would be really helpful if someone can share some experience working in medical research.

I've been looking into pharmaceutical sciences, epidemiology, and molecular biology but I'm open to learning about more careers. Can anyone share their experience and some advice on getting into their career? #medicine #biology #research #pharmaceuticals #public-health #drug-development...

#disaster-medicine #epidemiology

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Megan D. Oct 14, 2014 1427 views

What colleges/universities/degrees should I be looking at to become an epidemiologist?

My name is Megan, I am in 11th grade, and I would to like to become an epidemiologist. I would like to go to a college where they have an epidemiology program, or where epidemiologists have come from. Name as many as you know of because I would like to see a wide range of options. Keep in mind,...

#field-investigations #public-health #epidemiologist #epidemiology #professor #disease-prevention