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Canadian Public Health Association

Exploring Careers in Public Health Webinar Series

Making the most out of your degree in public health

One story, two ways: professional and student perspectives...

Join us each month as we dive into a topic related to a degree in public health. To the extent possible, topics will be covered from two perspectives: public health professionals and students with experience in the topic.

The webinars—a combination of mentorship and skills-building—will provide participants with career-related insights and advice. This series is primarily intended for students, trainees and early career professionals.

  • Finding a public health practicum placement | 31 October 2018
  • Student perspectives on the public health practicum experience | 22 November 2018
  • Ways for students to get involved with CPHA | 12 December 2018
  • Peer review of a quantitative manuscript | 16 January 2019
  • Getting your research noticed | 25 February 2019
  • Call to action on climate change and health | 27 March 2019
  • Community engagement in public health | 17 April 2019, 13:00-14:00 ET.

Cost

  • Free for CPHA members
  • $12 each for non-members

Registration

Registration for each webinar opens in the month preceding the date of the webinar. Find the link to register in each session's detailed description below. Space is limited.

Cancellation and Refund Policy

To receive a full refund, if applicable, we must receive your cancellation notice at least 24-hours prior to the webinar start time. Please notify the Communications Department if you can no longer attend.

Recordings

Webinar recordings are available immediately following the webinar for CPHA members and paid registrants. Webinar recordings are posted on YouTube three months following the presentation.

Questions?

Direct your webinar series questions to the Communications Department.


2016

Getting a job in public health with a Master in Public Health

November 1, 2016 12:00pm EDT

When it comes to searching for a job, you can’t rely on Google. Searching for a job in public health with a Master in Public Health involves knowing the job landscape and having a professional online presence. This webinar will provide tips and tricks on job searching, developing your online presence, and tailoring your resume and cover letter for a job in public health. The presenter has a background in human resources and public health.

Canada’s public health system

October 6, 2016 12:00pm EDT

Anyone with an interest in public health will benefit from a greater understanding of the structure and organization of public health systems in Canada. As one of the world’s most federated systems, how public health is organized, the services it provides, and by whom they are provided can vary dramatically by province and territory.

Leadership in public health

September 14, 2016 12:00pm EDT

What does it take to be a leader in public health? The field of public health is inherently multidisciplinary and is made up of a wide range of professionals – physicians, nurses, public health inspectors, health promoters, epidemiologists, nutritionists, dental professionals, and more. Yet we stand united around the concept of leadership.