Career Services

Careers in public health have endless possibilities as research, education, health promotion, healthcare management, policy development, occupational health, environmental assessment and service programming are just few of the representative areas. Public Health professionals are key anywhere health is impacted, having expertise that is sought after in both the public and private sectors, greatly expanding career opportunities.

Over the past 5 years, over 90% of our graduates were either employed or pursuing continuing education within one year of graduation.  The resources provided by the School are outlined below with links to specific content and tools.

Career Services Contacts:

Martha Cuccia, MPH, MCHES, Academic/Student Affairs Coordinator and Instructor
Phone: 504.568.5789/Email: mcucci@lsuhsc.edu

Amber Brown, MPH, Coordinator of Public Health Practice & Community Engagement and Instructor
Phone: 504.568.5874/Email: abro49@lsuhsc.edu

Where does your coursework provide career resources and direction?

Master of Public Health

Public Health Job Board

A one-stop-shopping website!

The website includes career jobs, internships, fellowships, student worker position, ongoing community volunteering (added in 2017), and announcements for students and alums alike.

https://sph.lsuhsc.edu/jobs/

What is available through each discipline?

Behavioral and Community Health Sciences
Biostatistics
Environmental Health Sciences
Epidemiology
Health Policy and Systems Management

Internships & Fellowships

Internships:

The LSUHSC School of Public Health supports internships that are set up directly with School programs, individual School faculty members and/or with established internship programs administered through the LSU Health Sciences Center.

Additional internships resources can be found here.

Academic & Student Affairs Contact: Martha Cuccia, Email: mcucci@lsuhsc.edu

Fellowships:

The LSUHSC School of Public Health offers the following Fellowships through application. Please contact the individual fellowship grantor for more details and information.

Additional fellowships resources can be found here.

Note: Financial assistance related to any internship or fellowship is dependent on availability and the stipulations governed by the internship or fellowship program. They are not required or guaranteed when entering into an internship or fellowship. Participating in any internship or fellowship does not guarantee admission into the School of Public Health or future employment. Both admissions and employment are administered independently of these agreements.

External Resources

LSU Olinde Career Center
American Public Health Association – Career Learning Center
Public Health Jobs (Managed by ASPPH)
NIH Office of Intramural Training and Education – Overall Career Services
NIH Office of Intramural Training and Education – Graduate Student Career Services
Purdue Online Writing Lab

 

Internships & Fellowships