Career Info

Brooke Axness South Africa

Global Health Studies student interns in a South African hospital working
with programs which serve children impacted by HIV/AIDS

Career Information and Resources 

 

GHS:3035 Engaging in Global Health
 A 1 s.h. course offered every third semester in which students gain an understanding of how professionals and volunteers work in a broad variety of global health settings. 

 

UI Alum Rebecca Arnold discusses her career in global health.
She currently works in Bangladesh as a senior program officer through the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Center for Communication Programs.

Watch her presentation at the Iowa City Foreign Relations Council on
Strengthening Public Health in Bangladesh

http://view.earthchannel.com/PlayerController.aspx?PGD=iowacity&eID=1358.

 

The Pomerantz Career Center provides a wide variety of career services to University of Iowa students.
http://careers.uiowa.edu/students

Explore Health Careers: Global Health
http://explorehealthcareers.org/en/Career/51/Global_Health
https://explorehealthcareers.org/wanted-health-care-professionals-fill-open-positions/
A great article that gives an overview of different types of health care jobs.

Idealist Degree overview: Public/ Global Health
http://www.idealist.org/info/GradEducation/Resources/DegreeOverviews/PublicHealth
Information on what you can expect if you decide to study this field.

Partners in Health "Finding a Job in Global Health: Advice from Five Experts"
http://www.pih.org/blog/finding-a-job-in-global-health-advice-from-five-experts
Online article with comments from Partners in Health staff inclucing program officers, a human resources manager, and a nursing officer.

Unite For Sight's Global Health Career Webinars 
http://www.uniteforsight.org/webinars
Free webinars from a leading global heatlh organization which include panelists giving advice on preparing for careers in global health and social entrepreneurship.