Career Questions tagged Public Health

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Meredith G. 9 hours ago 10 views

How can I make sexual health education into a career?

I'm a current senior in college, and I'm going to graduate in the spring with a major in Human Biology and a concentration in human reproduction and sexuality. I know plenty of people who educate others on sexual health, but that is just a small part of their job. I want my job to be...

#education #human-biology #counseling #health #sexual-health #public-health

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Ellie W. Oct 13 46 views

What are some career options in Public Health and what does it involve?

I am soon to be graduating with a Biology degree, but am really unsure about what I want to do with it. I do not particularly want to go into lab science, and definitely want to go to grad school after college. Entering a master’s program for public health is definitely something that I am...

#health-administration #public-health #higher-education #health-sciences #microbiology #career-paths #health #publichealth

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Cecile M. Sep 21 77 views

What can I do to prepare myself for my future career?

I am a public health major with a minor in psychology. This is my junior year of college but I have no volunteer or internship experience and my resume looks pretty shabby. I know that I want to work in mental health field, but I do not have a clear idea on what exactly I want to do after...

#health #public-health #internships

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Elle G. Sep 15 36 views

What does it take to be a dermatologist, and what can I do to prepare?

I want to be a dermatologist when I grow up, or something with skin/skincare/skin health. #health #public-health...


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Itzel D. Jul 31 68 views
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Christiana O. Jul 29 80 views
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Amanpreet K. Jul 29 79 views
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Lauren Z. Jul 19 94 views

I want to apply mental health related PhD , and what experiences are good for application?

My undergraduate major is Nursing, and minor Psychology. Then I got a master degree in Neuroscience. Now I want to apply PhD in mental health related major, like social work, clinical psychology, public health or mental health nursing. Do you have any suggestion for me? for example, how to...

#mental-health #july20 #public-health

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Grace G. Aug 27, 2018 223 views

Is it difficult to complete a double-major in 4 years?

Community and Public health with a concentration in school health as well as Sport Science and Physical Education. #health #public-health #school #phys ed #health...

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Alexandra C. Jun 15, 2018 241 views

Is public health a good major?

I'm a CareerVillage staff member and I'm posting this because we know that many young people are looking for the answer to this question. This is among the most popular questions searched by youth, and we're hoping you will take a moment to share your response to it. Thank you! #public-health...

#academic-advising #choosing-a-major #major #college

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Omar R. Apr 28, 2018 292 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...

#medicine #epidemiology #public-health

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Omar R. Apr 28, 2018 280 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...

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

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Amy C. Jan 23, 2018 342 views

Public Health Internships

For those advisers who have completed a public health internship as part of graduate education curriculum, where did you complete your internship? Do you have any guidance on best places to intern and how to get the most out of the internship? #internships ,...


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Tubonimi F. Oct 26, 2017 433 views
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Celena K. May 17, 2016 1300 views

How does one handle unexpected circumstances, such as being short staffed and having to perform a treatment one has not done before?

I am asking this question because of my increasing curiosity in nursing. At my school, we go to the nursing home to practice our CNA skills. I have witnessed the nurses that work there have trouble because of lack of staff. I am just curious as to how one goes about getting the work done...

#nursing #public-health #hospital-and-health-care #medicine

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Lauren S. Feb 02, 2017 610 views

What is a good Volunteering idea for Health Administration?

Im sophmore at Rutgers University. I plan on majoring in Heath Administration. What are some good places to volunteer at so that i can learn more? #college #healthcare #volunteering #hospital-and-health-care #public-health...


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Hannah O. Dec 06, 2016 618 views

Is it more beneficial to take more credits per semester in a shorter amount of time or less credits per semester in a longer amount of time?

As a student trying to save money on college fees while still maintaining a great GPA for my resume, I want to know whether or not I should be taking 14 or 18 credit hours per semester. I am in the Public Health Sciences Field. I want to make the most of my college experience. #college #health...

#graduate #time-management #credit #public-health

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Cheska H. Oct 25, 2016 511 views

Stay in State or Abroad?

I only have family in Nevada and this is making me not study abroad because of our financial issues were currently dealing. If you were me, what would you choose? I would like to be a Physician Assistant or to be a dental hygienist and I don't know what would be the best choice. #psychology...

#dental-hygienist #physician #japan #dentistry #public-health #healthcare #psychotherapy

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Sharlene M. Sep 07, 2016 548 views

Are there any courses, besides the general major/minor courses that would be helpful for combining public health, biology and environmental science?

I'm considering combining these three topics and I would like to have more information with regards to the combining of the subjects. #biology #environmental-science...


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Sharlene M. Aug 29, 2016 508 views

What kind of jobs are available for someone who wants to pursue a major in public health? Is it recommended to add a minor specification?

I'm considering on majoring in public health and I would just like to know more about what is out there for me. #career-counseling...


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Mohammed M. Jun 22, 2016 527 views
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Hannah K. May 27, 2016 559 views

To create a non-profit organization combating hunger through sustainable agriculture, what area of study would be most relevant? Business management, agriculture, sustainability and nutrition all factor in, but which is the best approach?

In many parts of the world there is an extreme shortage of nutritious food and simultaneously very little practice of environmentally sustainable agriculture. A non-profit organization specialized in farming could perhaps kill two birds with one stone. #nonprofits #agriculture #public-health...


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Kahley S. May 20, 2016 1444 views

What exactly is a public health coordinator?

I met with a public health nurse a few weeks ago to talk about birth control. I asked her how she got to be doing what she did, and I found her answer very interesting. I would LOVE to educate people about proper sex education (STI's, different types of birth control, consent, gender &...

#college-major #public-health-coordinator #public-health #nurse #career-advice #health #career #college-advice

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Franchesca P. Feb 21, 2016 616 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...

#epidemiology #disaster-medicine

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Alexander B. Mar 25, 2015 1122 views

I want to pursue my masters in public health

Hi guys. I will soon obtain my bachelors degree in Human services and I am planning of going for my Masters in Public Health! I believe both of these fields are similar in a way. My question is, would I be able to go straight into a Public Health Masters program with an undergrad in Human...

#social-services #human-resources #public-health #social-work

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Laurel N. Dec 16, 2014 667 views

Would you recommend a 4+1 program, even if the workload could be really harsh?

I have recently been accepted to Tulane University and I am really excited about their 4+1 Public Health program. Although I am really excited about the program, some people have warned me of trying to get my masters in 5 years in a city where the distractions are endless. Any thoughts?...

#medicine #college-majors #public-health #college

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Megan D. Oct 14, 2014 1411 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,...

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