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Amy Feb 28 199 views

My friends and I are starting a student-run magazine surrounding topics in the humanities. What should I know as the writer of the health/medicine section?

I’m a high school student who likes to learn about medicine as well as the intersection between medical science and the humanities/social sciences. Since our magazine is mostly humanities-based, my writing will be based on public health, bioethics, and other ways medicine and health are...

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Helen Apr 03, 2022 338 views

What can I do with a bachelor’s degree in nutrition?

I am an incoming freshman at UC Berkeley and will be majoring in nutritional science.

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Dristi Aug 18, 2021 416 views

What kind of internships can I get as a senior high-schooler that could look good in my college application?

I'm a high school student from Nepal. It was a year ago when I thought of studying abroads and came to discover that an internship might as well be a standing point in my whole college application. I would love to get an internship related with public health, gender equality. #publichealth...

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Aleksandra Nov 10, 2020 544 views

What careers require an MPH?

I am considering pursuing an MPH in the future, but I don't know anyone who uses it in their career. What makes an MPH degree unique?
#mph #publichealth #public-health #health #healthcare #stem #GivingisCaring

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Ellie Oct 13, 2020 566 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...

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Amy May 04, 2020 550 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...

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Grace Apr 10, 2020 578 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...

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Penelope Jun 26, 2019 588 views

I am a public health graduate and I want to look for entry level positions but it’s been hard searching

#healthcare #health #socialjustice #publichealth #communityhealth

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Shayna Jun 10, 2018 1152 views

Is there an area of pharmacy where you help people decrease or stop taking prescriptions by making lifestyle changes?

I am a HUGE advocate for individual healthy lifestyle management rather than fixing problems with a #pill. My #dream is to help people become their own health advocates. I want to teach people lifestyle modifications including #nutrition, #physical activity, and managing medications. I believe...

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Joanne May 19, 2018 682 views

What are the things you can do with a public health major?

Are there any jobs that you can obtain after 4 years of undergraduate of public health, or will I have to go to school for a longer time. #publichealth #collegelife #college #degree #lost

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Rebecca Mar 13, 2018 435 views

Is it better to be a part of Doctors without Borders early or later in my career?

I am an aspiring surgeon and I absolutely love to help others. However, I understand college can be expensive and that it will take me a few years to grow accustumed to the job. So, is it better for me to wait and settle into the pace of hospitals here or to go and gain experience before I...

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Emma Jan 23, 2018 412 views

To internship or not to internship?

I'm a junior in high school and have been wondering about internshipping somewhere. For those of you who have, is it really that beneficial?
Where did you internship and do you have any other advice?
#internships #publichealth- #hospital-and-health-care

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Van Jan 16, 2018 597 views

What career options/examples are there for someone pursuing Public Health Policy as a major?

I feel like my field is very vague and broad so I want to ground myself in a better understanding of what I can do in my field. #publichealth

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Cecilia Oct 25, 2017 1438 views

Are unpaid internships worth it?

I'm currently a full time student working at a part time job. I'm currently looking for an internship to work in the public health field, but I noticed that most of them are unpaid and demand a significant amount of dedication. I understand that internships are extremely important for career...