Job and Internship Listings

Public Health Industry Job Boards

There are a number of public health industry professional organizations that host job boards for students and professionals alike. These resources are great for finding job and internship opportunities, enrolling in continuing education, and networking with public health professionals in your field.

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Suggested Search Terms for Public Health Jobs and Internships

These search terms are an example of words and phrases commonly used to denote public health positions on job posting sites such as Handshake. The following lists are not intended to be exclusive and students are encouraged to look for additional terms that describe their specific career interests.

Community and Population Health Positions

  • Behavioral Science
  • Child Wellness
  • Community Outreach
  • Community Relations
  • Community/Public Services
  • Counseling
  • Cultural Liaison
  • Cultural Competency
  • Food Security/Justice
  • Health Advocate
  • Health Communication
  • Health Education/Teaching
  • Health Equity
  • Housing/Homeless Services
  • Maternal Health
  • Mental Health
  • Nutrition
  • Psychology
  • Racial/Gender Equity
  • Social Services
  • Social Work
  • Youth Health

Data Science Positions

  • Actuary/Actuarial
  • Big Data
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biostatistics
  • Data Analyst/Analysis
  • Data Operations
  • Data Science
  • Data Strategy
  • Data Systems
  • Health Evaluation
  • Health Statistics/Data
  • Information Science
  • Informatics

Disease Positions

  • Addiction
  • Cancer
  • CDC
  • Chronic/Non-communicable Illness
  • Disease/Health Surveillance
  • Epidemiology
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Immunization
  • Infectious Disease
  • Smoking Prevention
  • Tobacco Cessation
  • Vaccine Outreach

Environmental Health Positions

  • Agriculture
  • Climate Change
  • Conservation
  • Environmental Science
  • Farming
  • Gardening
  • Horticulture
  • Land Steward
  • Natural Resources
  • Naturalist
  • Outdoor
  • Pollution
  • Sustainability
  • Water Sanitation (WASH)
  • Wastewater Treatment

Healthcare Administration Positions

  • Case Management
  • Clinic Management
  • Healthcare Growth
  • Healthcare Management
  • Health Outcomes
  • Hospital Finance
  • Hospital Operations
  • Long-term Care Administration

Injury and Occupational Health Positions

  • Community Resilience
  • Death Reporting
  • Domestic Violence
  • Emergency Management
  • Gender Violence
  • Industrial Hygiene
  • Occupational Health
  • OSHA
  • Safety
  • School Preparedness
  • Surveillance
  • Trauma Prevention
  • Toxicology
  • Worker Rights

Policy and Law Positions

  • Case Management
  • General Counsel
  • Government Health
  • Health Advocacy
  • Health Legislation
  • Health Policy
  • Human Rights
  • Legal Advocate
  • Legal Services
  • Policy Analyst
  • Public Interest Law

For Employers

Employers interested in recruiting and engaging with public health students are encouraged to post available jobs, events, and interviews on Handshake. The platform is free for employers and offers the ability to work with students from across the University of Iowa and other universities around the world.

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