Career Guides


Health Without Borders: Becoming a Global Health Specialist

In this article, readers will learn what a global health specialist is, what educational background they possess, what key skills they carry, what challenges they face, and how and where they build careers.

Feeding the Future: A Complete Guide to a Career in Public Health Nutrition

In this article, we explore the role of the public health nutritionist and our advice if this career path is of interest to you.

What Does a Public Health Biostatistician Do?

In this article, we’ll give you a better sense of biostatistics: everything from its history in public, to job duties, variations in professional settings, and career advice.

The Role of a Research Assistant in Public Health

In this article, we'll explore the common responsibilities of research assistants in public health, other people they commonly collaborate with, challenges they may face, and advice for those considering pursuing a public health research assistant position.

Community Health Workers: Empowering Communities for Better Health Outcomes

In this article, we will delve into the world of community health workers by exploring their common responsibilities, the variations in their roles across different work settings and specializations, and the challenges they face daily.

Public Health Analysts: The Backbone of Public Health Data

In this article, we will delve into the field of public health analysts by exploring common duties and responsibilities, essential skills, and educational pathways to becoming a public health analyst.

Health Educators: Improving the Health and Wellness of Communities

In this article, we will delve into the field of health education by exploring responsibilities, variation by work setting and specialization, opportunities to collaborate with other public health professionals, and challenges and rewards to the role. Finally, we will end with advice for anyone considering a career in the field.

What Does an Epidemiologist Do?

This article aims to provide some clarity on what epidemiologists do. We will highlight different career paths in the field of epidemiology, describe the main responsibilities of epidemiologists, and provide tips to help you further explore whether a career as an epidemiologist is right for you. 

Is An MPH Worth It?

MPH degrees are graduate degrees that are designed to teach students the principles of public health, including the prevention of illness and promotion of well-being, and to develop the skills necessary to become a public health professional upon graduation.

Public Health Degree Career Options and Salaries

Entering the public health field isn’t as clear-cut as entering other fields where there’s a set career path or anticipated track to follow after completing a graduate degree.

Public Health Salaries: What Can You Earn with an MPH?

This article will shed light on public health job salaries so that your expectations starting a job search are aligned with potential compensation and job availability. 

Master of Public Health Career Options and Opportunities

In this article, we'll explore the various career options and paths with graduates of an MPH program.

Public Health Skills: Attributes For Success As A Public Health Professional

In this article, we aim to outline some key skillsets that would be beneficial to individuals within all avenues of public health and will ideally support sustaining one’s role within the field.

Unlocked: Finding Long-Term Career Opportunities with a Public Health Degree

In this article, we'll explore the many reasons to pursue a public health degree for graduate school, not the least of which is the potential for a varied and interesting career.