Networking & Professional Development

Office for Alumni Affairs and Career Advancement
Five ways to connect with alumni:
Use the Alumni Directory to search by:
  • Degree
  • Location
  • Field of Practice
  • Country of Expertise
  • Business
Workshops and Events


Professional Development Lunch Workshops

Each October and April, the Office for Alumni Affairs hosts lunch workshops designed to give students the extra edge they need to be successful in your career. We invite alumni back to HSPH to give students insight into additional skills students need in the workplace. Free lunch is provided.
Topics include:
  • MPH/MD: How to best leverage the MPH degree
  • Getting through the medical residency
  • Managing Up: Learn how to work successfully with a boss
  • Grant Writing 101
  • Maximizing the Alumni Network
  • How to start your job search
  • Budgeting experience in a managerial position
  • Positions in Global Health Organizations
  • How to get research grants
  • The path to professorship
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Career options in Quality Improvement
  • From Visa to Green Card - tips for the international student
  • How to get through the medical residency process
  • Public health from the private sector perspective
  • Grant Writing
  • Research careers in a not-for-profit health policy foundation
  • Crisis management
  • Fundraising in a not-for-profit environment
  • Life after Post-Doc
  • Supervising 101/Managing Teams
  • Beyond the Doctorate: Postdocs, Academia, or Industry
  • Life after HSPH: Managing Expectations
  • Managing Up
  • Leading by Influence
  • How to run a meeting
  • You're an alumnus, now what? Staying involved with HSPH.



J-Term Job Shadow Program



Spring Networking Workshop and Reception
Student Trip to New York City - March 27-28
Women in Leadership Student-Alumnae Breakfast - March 28


Professional Development Workshops
Alumni Council Elections - Nominations open April 18