2016 Professional Development &
Career Day

Tuesday, November 15, 2016
9:00 a.m. —5:00 p.m.
Farragut Inn

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
Farragut Ballroom

PANELISTS:

Janet Mohle-Boetani, MD, MPH
Deputy Medical Executive
Public Health Unit
CA Correctional Health Care Services

Angela Upshaw, MPH, TUC MPH Alumna (Class of 2013)
Health Education Specialist
Health Promotion & Community Wellness Bureau
Solano County Health & Social Services

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

PRESENTERS:

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
Library 112

PRESENTERS:

Laura Hardcastle
Center for Health Statistics and Informatics
California Department of Public Health

Sharonda Willis
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
Farragut Ballroom

PARTICIPATING 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

ALUMNI PARTICIPANTS

Holvis Delgadillo, MPH, CCHP
Lien Le, MPH
Andie Notch, MPH, CWPC
Robertson Somuah, MPH
Angela Upshaw, MPH


 QUESTIONS: Contact the Center's Public Health Practice Manager, Nemesia Kelly.


 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, MSWDirector 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:


 Napa County Public Health Division
Planned Parenthood Northern California
Solano County Public Health
Travis Air Force Base Health Professions
West County Health Centers, Inc.


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).

Mock Jobs for Mock Interviews
Description of Mock Environmental Health Jobs