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Public Health Jobs – Where To Get The Perfect Job

November 3, 2011

Public Health Jobs

Public Health Jobs

If you are looking for public health jobs, than a congratulation is in order as this means you are done with your school! There are many fantastic sites out there that are dedicated to getting you into the best public health job for you. Below are the sites as well as an brief overview of what they can do for you on your pursuit for a public health job.

Public Health Jobs Websites

As far as public health jobs go, there are various different work places that these jobs are found. Some of these different places may include;

  • Health Promotion Worksites
  • Government, State as well as Local Agencies
  • Faith Based Organizations
  • Various Health Care Setting (hospitals, managed care plans, clinics)
  • Universities and Colleges as well as Schools
  • Non Profit and For Profit Organizations
  • Health Promotion Worksites
As far as finding public health jobs in the categories above, you can start by using some of these great websites dedicated to launching health education careers

Publichealthjobs.net - This public health jobs site, is offered by Association of Schools of Public Health, and provides free registration to their users allowing them to search jobs as well as save the jobs you are interested in, which are stored into your personal account. Other services offered include; their ASPH resource link allowing users to learn about subjects like the value of becoming a accredited and an overview of what public health is as well as careers in public health and graduate programs search, and the option of being able to have results of your public health jobs search emailed to you on either a daily, weekly or twice weekly basis.

Public Health Jobs Worldwide Connection - Public Health Jobs Worldwide is another great site to look for public health jobs on. This site offers it users benefits such as; daily as well as weekly job postings, email alerts about job posting that have come up in the users area as well as a “weekly e-newsletter”.

Public Health Education Employment Connection - This site is provided by the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University and provides various different services for those looking for health education jobs. The services provided are; job postings which are listed on their main site that are listed with the date in which they were posted, job search section which allows you to look for jobs in your specific area, resume post section where you can create as well as edit you resume for employers who use the site for employment recruitment.

Craigslist.org is an excellent resource when looking for public health jobs in your area. In order to find out what there is to offer for jobs, visit their “jobs” section on the top of the website, and either enter in “health jobs” or something similiar, or scan the recent postings. Each posting will provide an anonymous email address which you can email the job poster, but the best thing to do is call them directly if possible or go into their office, as the their email account is bound to get flooded with job hopefuls and your resume will get lost in the shuffle.


 

Council On Education For Public Health – How They Can Help You

October 24, 2011

Council On Education For Public Health

Council On Education For Public Health

The Council on Education For Public Health is a private and non-profit as well as independent agency that focuses on accredited schools that teach health education, and is actually recognized by the US Department of Education to do so. Being that they are non-profit, they stay afloat through the donations from the academic community as well as the profession itself. They focus on accredited schools that are out of the norm from traditional public health schools, schools which focus on teach public health but are not within a school system. The The Council For Public Health has three objectives, those that shape the whole form of their operation, in which the aim to “enhance health in human populations through organized community effort. These three objectives include:

  1. Promotion of quality in the education of public health for the schools and programs that come to them for accreditation status through the process of continual self-evaluation.
  2. To offer public assurance that the programs that are saying that they offer graduate public health education, actually meet the standards of accreditation that are based off their evaluation.
  3. Encouragement through aspects like; consulting, publications, research and reviewing programs periodically which are all intended to better the quality of public health education.
These standards are all administered a member board that consists of 1o members that all are focused on adopting certain criteria that determine how health edcucation programs and schools are evaluated, making decisions related to accreditation, policy and procedures establishment as well as managing the business. These councilors are all certified by one or more of the following organizations; The American Health Organization and The Association of Schools of Public Health.

Other Services Offered By The CEPH

DEGREE INFORMATION
For those looking to attain a degree in public health, they have their section called:
  • “search for a degree program” that is located under the “Accredited Schools and Programs” drop down menu, on their main page, which allows you to enter the university you want to go to, the degree you are looking to get, as well as the concentration you intend to study on.
  • Under this same menu, you can find a link that says “Complete List” which takes you to a list of every accredited health education school in the entire USA.
GETTING ACCREDITED
  • If you are a health education program looking to become accredited by the Council On Education For Public Health, you can visit their accreditation page for more information at: Council On Education For Public Health Accreditation Requirements. This section will provide information on the criteria you must fulfill and is broken down into two sections which are “Schools of Public Health Accreditation Criteria” as well as “Public Health Programs Criteria” offering specific requirements for each.
  • If you are looking to learn more about their accreditation procedures, you can learn about them by clicking the “about” section on their main page and click “accreditation procedures” where you will be taken to a page dedicated to information on procedures that were amended in 2010.