Tuesday, November 15, 2016
9:00 a.m. —5:00 p.m.
This event will be hosted by the Center for Workforce Development & Public Health Practice.
THIS IS A MANDATORY EVENT FOR INDEPENDENT MPH STUDENTS (FALL 2015 & 2016 STARTS).
THE PA CLASS OF 2017 IS REQUIRED TO ATTEND THE CAREER MART FROM 3-5 P.M. ONLY.
MPH DUAL DEGREE STUDENTS ARE INVITED TO ATTEND THIS EVENT.
STUDENT DRESS ATTIRE: BUSINESS CASUAL
STUDENTS MAY ENTER A RAFFLE TO WIN A $50 VISA GIFT CARD AT EVENT CHECK-IN FOR THE 9:00 A.M. PANEL DISCUSSION!
STUDENTS WILL BE EVALUATED AT THE CAREER MART. COME PREPARED TO MEET REPRESENTATIVES FROM PARTICIPATING ORGANIZATIONS
PROGRAM OF EVENTS
9:00—10:15 a.m. — Panel Discussion on Public Health Professions
Armando Vallin, MPH, TUC MPH Alumnus (Class of 2014)
Life Care Planning Project Manager
Sr. Health Educator, Department of Medicine
Kaiser Permanente Greater Southern Alameda Area
11:00 a.m.—12:00 p.m. — Live Webinar on Careers in Commissioned Corps of the United States Public Health Service (USPHS), Library 112
Commander Joy Lee
USPHS Chief, Student and Training Section Acting Director, Recruitment Branch Commissioned Corps Headquarters Division of Commissioned Corps Personnel and Readiness
Lieutenant T'Shane Williams
Commissioned Officer, Recruitment Branch of the Division of Commissioned Corps
Readiness and Deployment
Noon to 1:00 p.m. — Luncheon, Farragut Ballroom
1:30—3:00 p.m. — Breakout Session: How to Job Search, Build Resumes & Interview Effectively for Jobs at the California Department of Public Health
Department Recruitment Officer
Office of Quality Performance & Accreditation
3:00—5:00 p.m. — Career Mart: Network with representatives from public health agencies and get information
on field study opportunities and the types of jobs offered at their organizations
Alameda County Public Health Office of AIDS Administration
Alameda County Public Health, WIC
California Department of Public Health
Community Clinic Consortium Serving Contra Costa and Solano Counties
Contra Costa County Behavioral Health Services
Kaiser Permanente Health Education Department, Napa/Solano Service Area
La Clinica North (Tentative)
Lifelong Medical Care
Napa County Public Health
Petaluma Health Center (Tentative)
Planned Parenthood Northern California
Partnership HealthPlan of California
Solano County Public Health
The California Endowment
4:00—5:00 p.m. — MPH Student & Alumni Peer Exchange: Perspectives on Job Search, Networking Opportunities,
& Instituting the
MPH Student Alumni Association
Farragut Living Room
Holvis Delgadillo, MPH, CCHP
Lien Le, MPH
Andie Notch, MPH, CWPC
Robertson Somuah, MPH
Angela Upshaw, MPH
2015 Professional Development & Career Day
This event was last held on Wednesday, April 1, 2015 12:00 to 4:30 p.m. in the Farragut
Inn on the TUC Campus. Students were provided the opportunity to receive career-related
advice from professionals who have launched diverse and rewarding careers in global
and public health. Students were also able to meet and exchange information with representatives
from public health local organizations, conduct mock job interviews with faculty,
and get valuable feedback on resumes, and curriculum vitae for jobs, field study
placements, and internships. Click here for Program Details.
2015 Careers in Public Health Panel Discussion Panelists
Meileen Acosta, MPH - Epidemiologist, Solano County Public Health
James Cotter, MD, MPH - Associate Medical Director, Partnership HealthPlan of California
Luke Entrup, MPH, MSW - Director of Programs and Innovation,
West County Health Centers, Inc.
Barrot Lambdin, PhD, MPH - Director of Implementation Science
Pangaea Global AIDS Foundation
Carmen Nevarez, MD, MPH - VP of External Relations, Preventive Medicine Advisor,
Director of the Center for Health Leadership and Practice, Public Health Institute, Oakland, CA
Maryna Pecherska, MPH - Health and Nutrition Manager Health and Nutrition Manager,
Mission Neighborhood Centers Head Start
Noelle Soto, MPH, TUC MPH Program Alumna, Class of 2012
Emergency Preparedness Health Education Specialist, Solano County Health & Social Services
Elizabeth Velten, MPH - State and National Policy Coordinator,
California Center for Public Health Advocacy
Susan Whalen, MA - Senior Health Education Specialist,
Solano County Maternal, Child & Adolescent Health
Cara Mae Woolege, MPH - Health Education Specialist, Napa County Public Health Division
2015 Career Fair Participating Organizations:
Mock Interviews & One-on-One
Resume Building Sessions with PH Program Faculty
Faculty conducted one-on-one resume building sessions and mock interviews for mock job announcements (see links for mock job announcements above).
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