Career Services in Public Health

A Commitment to Professional Development

Whether you plan to enter the workforce after your undergraduate degree, are working toward a professional degree such as an MPH, or would like to continue in academia after your Ph.D., our college offers students valuable resources and guidance in identifying and pursuing a fulfilling career path.

Develop Skills and Resources

Explore our career resource compilation for online tutorials, skill-building trainings, and other career development tools.


Attend a Career Event

Attend a professional development workshop, virtual job fair, or schedule a 1-on-1 resume review session with a public health career counselor.


Occupational and Environmental Health PhD student, Kayla Faust, from Manchester, Iowa, examines driving performance using a new, PC-based tractor driving simulator to understand the factors that contribute to crash risks among farm equipment operators, which can also have important implications for driver safety in general since many tractor-involved crashes occur on public roadways and have severe outcomes.

Explore Careers

Use MyNextMove to explore careers that utilize skills in your interest areas. Database sponsored by the U.S. Dept of Labor.


CPH students at a fellowship fair.

Practice Job Skills

Find information on in-demand public health leadership skills and project management with the JPHMP leadership library.


University of Iowa students at a job and internship fair

Find Professionals

Reach out to program graduates and expand your professional network by connecting with public health alumni.