Student Career Resources

Wherever you are in the career planning process, we're here to support you—from skill-building to networking to connecting you with potential opportunities.

We encourage you to take advantage of the resources below to maximize your competitiveness once you're ready to start applying. If you have any questions during your journey, please email [email protected].

Public health addresses the systemic factors that impact an individual’s health – leading to improvements in health for people in communities around the world. Pathways to careers in public health vary widely, and students approach the process from many angles. Examples of public health career profiles:

As you prepare for your next steps, we encourage you to take advantage of the many resources Brown offers to support your search. It's never too early to:


SPH's Opportunities Database* Updated weekly, Brown Public Health curates a database of public health jobs, internships and fellowships
Handshake* Nationwide internships and job opportunities are regularly posted in Brown's Handshake portal
Resources from Brown's CareerLAB Job/Internship Advice, Tip Sheets, and Resources
Careers in the Common Good (a program for students interested in nonprofit, social enterprise, or public service careers)
GoinGlobal* (a database listing international internships and jobs)
Health Careers Advising (advice for pre-medical or pre-health students)
International Student Resources
STEM Careers Resources
Student Jobs at Brown Job opportunities via Workday*
Graduate Assistantship and Internship Opportunities
Postgraduate Jobs at Brown Staff via Workday
Faculty via HERC

Participate in:

Webinars/Workshops View upcoming career-focused events with the School of Public Health and CareerLAB
Advising Sessions Personalized advising sessions to discuss your career advising needs
Campus Programming Nelson Center (business and entrepreneurship)
Sheridan Center (teaching and learning)
Swearer Center (community engagement)
Watson Institute (international and public affairs)

Subscribe to:

Brown Public Health's Career and Community Engagement Newsletter Subscribe
Brown Public Health Careers LinkedIn Group Request to Join
CareerLAB's Recruiting Newsletter Subscribe

Strengthen your:

Business acumen with thousands of free courses Log into LinkedIn Learning*
Interview talking points with free access to the New York Times and Wall Street Journal Access New York Times* and Wall Street Journal*
Language skills with free access to Rosetta Stone Access Rosetta Stone*

*Login with Brown credentials required

In addition to Brown's career-focused resources above, we encourage you to maximize your search using all available resources, including:

Career Exploration

Public Health Databases

General Databases

Audience-Specific Databases

Additional Career Resources

LinkedIn offers a suite of tools to help you present yourself professionally, learn new skills, network, and more. We encourage all students to consider:

In addition to LinkedIn, you might also consider creating/updating your ResearchGate profile to maximize exposure to potential employers.

Whether you're a doctoral student looking for postdoc opportunities, or a postdoc fellow seeking an academic job, we encourage you to launch your search using the resources below. For general career advice, please visit the tabs above.