Websites for the Arnold School of Public Health

The following sites include information about topics or careers in Public Health. Additional sites listed in Miscellaneous Medical & Healthcare may provide related career development or salary survey information.


* Sites that post or link to actual job listings are designated with a star.

 

NOTE:   We strongly recommend that you preview websites in all categories despite your degree or interest area, since many of the websites listed could apply to students in more than one major.

 


 

Bio Statistics Health Administration
Community Health Sciences Health Care Management
Education

Health Education - Behavioral Science

Environmental Health Internships
Epidemology Miscellaneous  Medical and Health Care
Exercise Science Physical Occupational and Massage Therapy
Fellowships Useful University of South Carolina Resources
General  

 


 

Biostatistics

 

A Career as a Biometrician
http://www.rss.org.uk/pdf/Careers_biometrician2.pdf

This is an informative document that explains what biostatistics (biometry) is and what the career entails.

 

The International Biometric Society
http://www.tibs.org/Interior.aspx

The International Biometric Society is an international society promoting the development and application of statistical and mathematical theory and methods in the biosciences, including agriculture, biomedical science and public health, ecology, environmental sciences, forestry, and allied disciplines.  This site gives you a lot of information about biostatistics.

 

Eastern North American Region of The International Biometric Society
http://www.enar.org/

This is the site for the Eastern North American Region of the International Biometric Society  It has links to other sites and provides access to helpful publications.

 

*Biostatistician Jobs
http://www.biostatisticianjobs.com/
A job bank with several jobs in biostatistics and biometry.

 

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Community Health Sciences

 

*Association for Community Health Improvement
http://www.communityhlth.org/communityhlth/careers.html
You can post your resume on this site as well as look through thousands of job opportunities available in community health.

 

*National Association for Community Health Centers
http://www.nachc.org/careercenter/JobSearch2.aspx?JobTypeID=2
You can search for job opportunities in rural or urban community health centers.

 

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Education

 

* Academic Keys

http://www.academickeys.com/

Academic keys post job announcements in Higher Education. Select the "Find a Job" tab to search for positions.

 

University of South Carolina - Websites for the College of Education

http://www.sc.edu/career/education.html

From another section of the University of South Carolina Career Center webpage.  This page will link you to numerous sites pertaining to education-related opportunities.

 

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Environmental Health

 

*Careers in Environmental Health
http://www.ccdeh.com/index.php/ehcareers

This site has information about careers in environmental health.  It also has listings of available positions.

 

*Environmental Health and Safety Jobs

http://www.environmentaljobs.com/environmental-health-safety-jobs.htm
This is a job bank with a large amount of jobs that all relate to environmental health.

*Environmental Health and Safety Careers
http://www.ehscareers.com/

The web's premier site for environmental jobs, occupational health jobs and safety jobs. If you are an environmental, occupational health & safety professional pursuing new opportunities or an employer seeking qualified environmental, occupational health & safety professionals, EHSCareers.com is the resource for you.
 

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Epidemiology

 

*American College of Epidemiology

http://www.acepidemiology2.org/default.asp

ACE serves the interests of its members through sponsorship of scientific meetings, publications and educational activities, recognizing outstanding contributions to the field and advocating for issues pertinent to epidemiology. There is a fee for membership, but the site does have useful information available with cost.

 

* Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC)
http://www.apic.org//AM/Template.cfm?Section=Home1

Whether you are just starting out or are a seasoned veteran in the field, infection prevention and control professionals now have a state-of-the-art resource when looking to advance in their careers - the APIC Career Center.  Click on "Career Center" to view jobs..

 

* Epidemiology Job Board

http://www.epidemiologic.org/jobs/

Bulletin board listing of jobs in epidemiology, biostatistics, and public health.

 

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Exercise Science

 

American College of Sports Medicine
http://www.acsm.org//AM/Template.cfm?Section=Home_Page

The American College of Sports Medicine is the largest sports medicine and exercise science organization in the world.  This web site has a student affairs section with monthly student newsletters and other resources.

 

Careers in Exercise Science

http://www.acsm.org/AM/Template.cfm?Section=Search&section=Brochures&template=/CM/ContentDisplay.cfm&ContentFileID=856
This is a guide created by the American College of Sports Medicine that is geared at helping students better understand the career opportunities available to them in sports medicine and exercise science.

 

Careers in Sports Medicine and Exercise Science
http://www.exercisescience.mtu.edu/documents/careers011302.pdf
What can I do with a major in Exercise Science? The fields of sports medicine and exercise science are developing so rapidly that choosing the right career in this area can be overwhelming. The American College of Sports Medicine has created this guide to help you better understand the career opportunities available to you in sports medicine and exercise science.

 

Career Cornerstone Center

http://www.careercornerstone.org/index.htm

Whether you are just beginning your degree or starting to look for employment opportunities the Sloan Career Cornerstone Center is an excellent resource center for anyone interested in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, computing, healthcare, and medicine. Explore degree fields along with comprehensive education, salary, networking, job hunting, and career planning resources. Browse interviews with hundreds of people who offer candid insight into their own diverse careers. Many resources are in PDF, PowerPoint, or Podcast formats. Be sure to click on the "Degree Quick Jump" section on the right side of the screen, there is valuable information under the "Medicine" and "Physical Therapist" section.

* Fitness Jobs.com

http://www.fitnessjobs.com/

This site is targeted for those seeking employment in the health, fitness, recreation, and leisure industries.
 

* Fitness Management

http://www.fitnessmanagement.com/
Fitness Management magazine is targeted towards owners, managers and program directors in physical fitness but the "classifieds" located at in the lower section of the page has a "Jobs Available" section.

 

* Medical Fitness Association

http://www.medicalfitness.org/

The Medical Fitness Association is the most recognized resource for fitness facilities, and professionals, interested in the medical fitness model and medically integrated programs and services for center members and the community. Under the "Careers" tab on the top of the page you can search jobs and internship opportunities.

 

National Athletic Trainers’ Association

http://www.nata.org/

The National Athletic Trainers’ Association has a lot of information for people in the field of exercise science. It also has a full career center with information about careers and salaries and also job listings.
 

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Fellowships

 

Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE)

http://www.cste.org/

This professional association comprised of over 1050 public health epidemiologists has established a fellowship program to train recent graduates in the field of applied epidemiology. Fellows are carefully matched to host agencies based on career interests.

 

FamiliesUSA

http://www.familiesusa.org/

This national non-profit, nonpartisan organization is dedicated to the achievement of high-quality, affordable healthcare for all Americans.  They sponsor the Wellstone Fellowship for Social Justice and the Villers Fellowship for Health Care Justice.

 

 

General

 

* American Public Health Association

http://www.apha.org/about/careers/

Great place to start for persons interested in fields related to public health.  Job listings, conferences, membership information, and other public health links are included.

 

Careers in Public Health 

http://www.nynj-phtc.org/phnx/res/pfizer-publichealthcareers.pdf

This is a great trade publication published by Pfizer and billed as, " A must have guide that profiles the life and work of professionals in public health."

 

* Centers for Disease Control & Prevention

http://www.cdc.gov

Contains current information about disease control and prevention including data and statistics, health topics, press releases, and training and employment opportunities.

 

 Centers for Public Health Preparedness

http://www.bt.cdc.gov/cotper/cphp/

A free online repository of terrorism and emergency response training and educational resources developed by the CDC-funded Centers for Public Health Preparedness. The resources address a wide-array of public health and emergency response topic areas and are intended for public health professionals and other community partners both in the field and in the classroom.

 

* Department of Kinesiology and Health Science, Stephen F. Austin State University

http://www.tahperd.sfasu.edu/

Links to numerous additional sites related to kinesiology, exercise science, fitness etc.

 

* Human Kinetics: Jobs and Careers

http://www.hkusa.com/careers/

Job listings and information in categories such as Athletic Trainer, Cardiac Rehabilitation Specialist, Fitness Instructor, Health Promotion Jobs, Kinesiotherapist, Personal Trainer, Sports Nutritionist, Sports Physical Therapist, Strength and Conditioning Specialist or Coach, Therapeutic Recreation Specialist and more.

 

National Public Health Training Centers Network

http://www.asph.org/document.cfm?page=780

"The Health Resources and Services Administration funded Public Health Training Centers (PHTCs) are partnerships between accredited schools of public health, related academic institutions and public health agencies and organizations. The PHTC Network is designed to improve the Nation’s public health system by strengthening the technical, scientific, managerial, and leadership competence of current and future public health professionals. Public Health Training Centers assess the learning needs of the public health workforce and provide accessible training in addition to working with organizations to meet other strategic planning, education, and resource needs."

 

* Public Health Employment Connection

http://cfusion.sph.emory.edu/PHEC/phec.cfm

The Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University provides the Public Health Employment Connection (PHEC) as a public service. PHEC is a FREE job posting, resume posting, and job search site that has been created for the express purpose of centralizing public health career information for public health professionals and employers.

 

Public Health Foundation TRAIN National

https://www.train.org/desktopshell.aspx

Through this site, you can quickly find and register for many courses listed on Train.org and participating TRAIN affiliate sites; track your learning with personal online transcripts; access valuable materials, course reviews, and discussions to improve your learning experience; and stay informed of the latest public health trainings for your area or expertise.

 

* Public Health Jobs.com

http://www.publichealthjobs.com/

Find public health jobs, public health salary information and salary survey and preview sample healthcare resumes. Publichealthjobs.com is part of the Health Care Job Store.

 

* Public Health Jobs Worldwide

http://www.jobspublichealth.com

PublicHealthJobs.net is a service of the Association of Schools of Public Health (ASPH) Employment Council. ASPH is the only national organization representing the interests of all 36 accredited schools of public health in the United States.

 

Southeast Public Health Training Center

http://www.sphtc.org/

This represents a partnership between academic and practice partners in KY, NC, SC, TN, VA and WV and focuses on "training dissemination, public health nursing, and rural public health."  The physical location for this is at UNC-Chapel Hill.

 

Work, Travel, Eat, Sleep

http://worktraveleatsleep.wordpress.com/

Extensive list of international health and development jobs.  You might as well get paid to save the world!

 

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Health Administration

 

*American College of Healthcare Executives
http://www.ache.org/carsvcs/ycareer.cfm

This site has a job bank as well as large amounts of information about the field of health administration.

 

*Health E-Careers
http://www.healthecareers.com/jobs/administration-operations

This is a job bank of administration and operation jobs.

 

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Health Care management

 

*American Health Information Management Association
http://www.ahima.org/

This is a good source of information about careers in health management. There are many helpful resources including a career counseling section and a section for students.  There is also a job bank.

 

Discover a Career in Healthcare Management
http://www.healthmanagementcareers.org/

This web site provides a ton of information about various career possibilities in healthcare management.  It also provides salary information and information about which graduate degrees will help you the most.

 

*Hospital Jobs Online
http://www.hospitaljobsonline.com/

This site provides a myriad of job opportunities in hospital settings.  Many of these are health care management positions.

 

*Health Care Jobs Online
http://www.hcjobsonline.com/

This web site has a "Job Bulletin Board" with lots of available positions in the healthcare management field.

 

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Health Education - Behavioral Science

 

American Association for Health Education
http://www.aahperd.org/

This web site provides a lot of information on careers in health education.  It also provides resources and skills for professional development.

 

*Health Education Jobs
http://www.healtheducationjobs.com/

This is a site with a lot of information about health education careers.  It also has a job directory.

 

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Internships

 

*InternSearch .com

http://www.internsearch.com/

Internsearch.com is a National Internship Directory which includes detailed descriptions of available internships.

 

* Medical Fitness Association

http://www.medicalfitness.org/

The Medical Fitness Association is the most recognized resource for fitness facilities, and professionals, interested in the medical fitness model and medically integrated programs and services for center members and the community. Under the "Careers" tab on the top of the page you can search internship opportunities.
 

University of South Carolina - Websites for Internships & Seasonal Work

http://www.sc.edu/career/Webresources/internseasonal.html

From another section of the University of South Carolina Career Center webpage.  This page will link you to numerous sites pertaining to internship opportunities.

 

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Miscellaneous Medical and Health Care

 

* Absolutely Healthcare and Health Jobs USA

http://www.healthjobsusa.com/
Browse 275,000+ Healthcare / Medical jobs for employment throughout the USA. Post your resume, obtain licensing information, review Health Care salary data, and set up a Job Search Agent.

 

* Allied Health Opportunities

http://www.gvpub.com
This site includes jobs in many medical fields all over the country as well as job lines for many of the participating institutions.

 

American Dental Association

http://www.ada.org/

Everything you need to know about careers in dentistry.  Site includes related societies and organizations, member information, and educational information.

 

* American Geriatrics Association

http://www.americangeriatrics.org/

Information about our aging population, including job listings and training in geriatrics.

 

* America's Health Care Source

http://www.healthcaresource.com/

Site contains listings of over 2500 career opportunities in the healthcare industry, as well as the option to post resumes and apply for jobs on-line.  Also provides links to other interesting healthcare sites, mailing lists, newsgroups, job hunting tips and more.

 

* Call 24 Online

http://www.call24online.com/

This site includes jobs in the health care industry as well as links to licensing boards and professional associations.

 

Explore Health Careers Website

http://www.explorehealthcareers.org

A free online health careers resource for students and advisors.

 

* HealthCareColorado.com

http://healthcarecolorado.com/

This site focuses on health care jobs in Colorado.  In  addition, this site provides information  regarding Colorado life.

 

* Healthcare Job Store

http://www.healthcarejobstore.com/

Site is dedicated to job listings in the healthcare industry including nursing, public health and pharmacy.

 

* Healthcare Jobs Career Center

http://healthcarejobs.org/

This site is a career center for exploring health care services occupations or for those who are actively pursuing employment.  You will find a tremendous amount of succinct information and resources that you can use to explore the health care industry.

 

* Healthcare & Medical Employment

http://www.pohly.com/links.html

Site includes tools, resources, and articles for those who are looking for jobs in the healthcare industry.

 

* HealthcareRecruitment.com

http://www.healthcareRecruitment.com

HealthcareRecruitment.com is part of a family or network of career portals dedicated to the healthcare industry. Not only are they a niche within the healthcare industry, but they are further a niche in some of the hottest specialties in healthcare today. 

 

* HealthCareerWeb.com

http://www.healthcareerweb.com/

Healthcareerweb.com allows jobseekers to search for medical jobs, hospital jobs and nursing jobs all over the United States. This site is a job searching tool for people who have been in the healthcare industry for years and even those that are just starting out.

 

* HealtheCareersNetwork

http://www.healthecareers.com/

From the nation's leading healthcare associations, HealtheCareers Network offers many more features to the candidate who chooses to register. You can: accurately track your current and past activity; post a résumé confidentially; send a cover letter with résumé; receive e-mail notification of new job postings; and access personal assistance, toll-free, five days a week. 

 

Health Management Careers

http://www.healthmanagementcareers.org/

Healthcare is one of today’s most dynamic and growing fields, with a wide range of opportunities and challenges. This Internet resource guide will assist you in exploring a career in the healthcare management field and provide you with information so that you can make a more informed career decision.

  

* HireHealth.com

http://www.hirehealth.com/Default.aspx

Site is dedicated to news, research, and job listings in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and healthcare industries.

 

* Hire Medical.com

http://www.hireMedical.com

Medical and allied health jobs and career resources.

 

* Hospital Jobs Online

http://www.hospitaljobsonline.com/

A terrific site for those in healthcare careers including thousands of job listings, career advice and the ability to post your resume on line.

 

* iHireHealthAndSocial: Allied Health Jobs

http://www.ihirehealthandsocial.com/

This is a source for job listings for medical professionals including physicians, nurses, radiologists, pharmacists and therapists.

 

* JobScience.com (healthcare jobs)

http://www.jobscience.com/

This site allows the flexibility of searching for job openings by industries in the healthcare profession.  Listings include biotechnology and  pharmaceutical, medical device and diagnostic, and healthcare.

 

* Job Star

http://jobstar.org/tools/salary/index.cfm

Provides information on salaries (can search under grade level for government positions), negotiation, networking and how to do employer research.

 

* MedForum

http://www.medforum.com/

This site offers various links to information and jobs related to the medical field.

 

* MedHunters.com

http://www.medhunters.com/searchjobs.html

Visitors to site must register but no fee is involved.  Site has current  positions in the healthcare industry listed by region and by job/industry title.

 

* Medical and Health Care Jobs

http://www.nationjob.com/medical

Site is a comprehensive listing of jobs related to the health, nursing and medical professions. 

 

* MedicalWorkers.com

http://www.medicalworkers.com/

An employment site for the medical and health professional. Contains job listings for nurse practitioner, RN, physician, and other medical/healthcare professionals. Post resumes and search for jobs online.

 

* Medzilla: A Great Place to Advertise Jobs

http://www.medzilla.com/feedback.html

Unites jobs and jobseekers in biotechnology, science and healthcare.

 

Next Generation: An Introduction to Medicine

http://www.NextGenMD.org

The Next Generation (NextGen) is an online publication that seeks to broaden perspectives in medicine for everyone, from premedical and medical students to general readers, by connecting them to current physicians and clinical scientists. It is published every two months by Harvard College undergraduates in collaboration with editors of the New England Journal of Medicine.

 

Public Service Employers Network

http://www.pse-net.com/

Site provides great information concerning various topics related to the job search.  One component of site provides extensive information concerning sample job interview questions.

 

StudentDoctor.Net 

http://www.studentdoctor.net/index.asp

Web site offers opportunity for students to discuss most difficult and unusual questions asked during medical school interviews.

 

* The Riley Guide

http://www.rileyguide.com/

An all-inclusive site of career related information, particularly related to Internet job searching.

 

* What’s on the Net? Federal Jobs

http://whatsonthe.net/fedjobsmks.htm

1500+ links to job listing web pages in the federal government. Comprehensive, however, includes all kinds of jobs in the government, so users will have to weed through the links to find what is health related.

  

U.S. Department of Labor

http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos047.htm

Biological and Medical Scientists Occupational Handbook.

 

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Physical Occupational and Massage Therapy

 

*American Massage Therapy Association

http://amtamassage.org/

Great information from the professional association of massage therapist including the latest research and a job bank.

 

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Useful University of South Carolina Resources

 

JobMate

http://www.sc.edu/career/

Click on "JobMate" on the right side of the page.  JobMate is an integrated job search resource center for students and alumni at no charge to you.  It is a simple 1-step process to connect to jobs and contacts.   Listings include full-time, part-time, summer, internship, and graduate assistantship opportunities in different industries and are updated daily by the University of South Carolina Career Center.

 

University of South Carolina - School of Medicine

http://www.med.sc.edu/

The School of Medicine is dedicated to the goals of preparing students in the art and science of medicine and providing them with a background for further post-graduate training in a variety of fields of medicine.

 

University of South Carolina - Arnold School of Public Health

http://www.sph.sc.edu/

The Arnold School of Public Health at the University of South Carolina offers outstanding educational opportunities in a progressive environment. Its students are those preparing for careers in public health, as well as professionals who desire to update their knowledge, broaden their perspectives, and expand their capabilities in their chosen field.

 

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