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Free Webinar: How to Best Prepare for a Career in Global Health

Posted by GHO Admin on April 13, 2015 in News

Date: April 16, 2015
Time: 4:00 - 5:00pm EST
Register at http://slate.uniteforsight.org/register/april16webinar

Learn from leading experts about how to best prepare for a successful career in global health. Learn about the diversity of skills and expertise needed within the broad field of global health, as well as suggested preparations in academics, field experiences, internships, and jobs. For example, what is the best way to stand out in job applications and job interviews? What are pitfalls to avoid in cover letters and resumes? How should undergraduate and graduate students best prepare for a global health career?

Webinar Panelists:

  • Kirk C. Allison, Director, Program in Human Rights and Health, University of Minnesota School of Public Health
  • Arachu Castro, Samuel Z. Stone Chair of Public Health in Latin America, Department of Global Health Systems and Development, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
  • Vanessa Kerry,  CEO, Seed Global Health
  • Robert S. Lawrence, The Center for a Livable Future Professor in Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
  • Marie H. Martin, Assistant Director of Education and Training, Vanderbilt University Institute for Global Health
  • Richard Skolnik, Lecturer, Department of Health Policy and Management, Yale School of Public Health; Author, "Essentials of Global Health/Global Health 101"
  • Moderated by Jennifer Staple-Clark, Founder and CEO, Unite For Sight