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:
Yvette Mettitt, MPH, Coordinator of Public Health Practice & Community Engagement and Instructor
Phone: 504.568.5874/Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
What is available through each discipline?
Internships & Fellowships
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.
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.
Writing a Successful Cover Letter (APHA)
Salary Negotiation Tips (APHA)
Pros and Cons of Working Remotely
Navigating a Career in Higher Ed
A Career Guide for Trans and Nonbinary Students
American Public Health Association – Career Learning Center
NIH Office of Intramural Training and Education – Overall Career Services
NIH Office of Intramural Training and Education – Graduate Student Career Services
Career Services for Graduate Students (NIH)
NPHW Getting Hired After Graduating (APHA)