Located in the Student Affairs Office Corridor of the George Education Center, the Internship & Career Services Office at the School of Public Health is committed to providing opportunities to further advance students in their professional careers by offering the following resources:
SPH Internships & Career Services Listserv
Every Tuesday, students receive an e-mail from the Internships & Career Services Office through the SPH Internships & Career Services listserv. The listserv is the PRIMARY communication to SPH students regarding important information pertaining to internship processes and deadlines, full and part-time job postings, and upcoming SPH career programs and events. SPH students need to check their albany.edu e-mail regularly for listserv messages.
SPH Drop-In Hours
The Internships & Career Services Office is available for drop-in hours and career appointments to discuss topics related to the internship/career search. Drop-in hours are 15 minute sessions for quick questions. Hours will be posted on the office door for the Director of Internships & Career Services. Students are seen on a first-come, first-served basis.
SPH Career Appointments
Career appointments are for more in-depth discussions about the internship/career search process and for resume/cover letter critiques. They are usually 45 minutes and are strictly confidential. Students need to schedule an appointment by e-mailing Katrina Chamberlain or Susan Bernardi-Bain with your request and availability.
Career Events & Programs
The Internships and Career Services Office hosts a variety of career events and programs to assist SPH students entering or advancing in the workforce. Topics include but are not limited to: career panels with public health professionals, networking events, interviewing techniques, leadership skills and etiquette in the workplace. Information regarding upcoming events and programs will be advertised in the SPH Internships & Career Services listserv.
Fall 2013 Career Services Calendar
Spring 2013 Career Services Calendar
UAlbany Main Career Services Office: Uptown Campus
Located in the Science Library on the uptown campus, UAlbany's Career Services Office has a comprehensive list of services they can provide to SPH students and alumni including:
Developing resumes and cover letters;
Building personalized search strategies for internships or full-time jobs;
Conducting practice interviews to prepare for an actual interview;
Workshops, Career Panels, Networking Events, and Annual Job & Internship Expo;
One-on-one career counseling through appointments and drop-in hours;
UA Career Path (job posting site), career assessment tools and a comprehensive career library
For more information on services for students, visit the UAlbany Career Services Office webpage
For more information on services for alumni, visit UAlbany Alumni Services
Resume and Cover Letter Critiques
Resumes and cover letters are critical tools for your job and internship search, each serving an individual and unique purpose. Resumes and cover letters will be reviewed during career appointments only. Resume workshops are also offered during the year.
To make an appointment for a resume/cover letter critique, e-mail Katrina Chamberlain or Susan Bernardi-Bain, and attach a copy of your current resume and cover letter. Students can also schedule an appointment with the UAlbany Main Career Services Office.
How to Prepare a Resume
How to Prepare a Cover Letter
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