Recruit at the IU School of Public Health

School of Public Health – Dedicated to Improving Lives Worldwide

SPH Fall 2022 Career & Internship Fair
Tuesday, Sept 20, 2022

Mark your calendars! More details to come.

Connect with SPH Career Services
The health and safety of our employers, students, staff, and faculty is important to us. As we continue to work from home, the School of Public Health Career Services Team is diligently working to provide support and encouragement to our students through new and creative virtual experiences. This includes our Virtual Fall Fair and a list of Ideas for Connecting with Students. As always, we’re here to talk things over and brainstorm with you. Email

Connect with SPH Talent Through our Career Communities

For employers looking to recruit IU School of Public Health-Bloomington students, we’re available to assist in a variety of ways to ensure you are connecting with the students who match your job and internship openings best. To connect with the students preparing for careers in your industries, learn more about our four Career Communities and reach out to the SPH Career Contact in your field.

  • Community Health & Human Services
    Background in social sciences, needs assessment, evaluation, programming, administration, policy or protocol development, problem solving, attention to detail, interpersonal communication, grant writing, and experience in community or workplace settings with diverse populations.
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  • Health & Life Sciences
    Strong background in the sciences, mathematics or statistics, research design and methodology, data analysis, critical thinking, technical ability, and written and oral communication.
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  • Healthcare & Wellness
    Strong background in biological and social sciences, communication and interpersonal skills, clinical experience, technical ability, critical thinking, research experience, and intercultural fluency.
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  • Sports, Events, Tourism & Recreation
    Business, marketing, management, sales, budgeting, problem solving, people-oriented, effective communication, public speaking, planning and implementation, evaluation, operations, customer service, teamwork, adaptability, cultural awareness, multi-tasking, language skills, professionalism, attention to detail.
    Learn more

Handshake is our new hub to connect you with our students. Through Handshake, you can post positions, register for career fairs, and request virtual interviews and information sessions.

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Connect Your Company
–Ways to Increase your Company Presence

  • A Day in the Life at Your Organization
    Have alums offer insight into the company and their career path from the perspective of someone walking the same path.
  • Mock Interviews
    Provide students the opportunity to practice their interview skills while providing feedback.
  • Educational Workshops
    Provide a glimpse into the real world through interactive training and practices such as sales combine.
  • Career Conversations
    Schedule informal meetings with up to four students for half an hour. Interact with students on a more personal and professional level.
  • Tools Workshop
    Discuss and practice skills sought by your industry such as communication, professionalism, leadership, teamwork, critical thinking, etc.
  • Practice Networking
    As students arrive via Zoom, have them join a company representative to practice networking. As more students arrive, begin additional groups. Teach students how to step out of a group and into another and provide feedback throughout the process.

You can find this list of ideas in a printable format here:  Virtual Recruiting Ideas. Or be creative and use these to generate additional ideas.

The School of Public Health is the third largest school on the Indiana University – Bloomington campus. We focus on educating a diverse group of bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral students in programs focused on the traditional public health disciplines as well as programs ranging from hospitality and recreational therapy to sport marketing and management and safety.

Contact Us


Trudy McConnell Assistant Director of Employer Relations
812.855.2525 |

Connect with Trudy to discuss job postings, career fair registration, information session scheduling, on-campus interviews and recruiting.


Mailing Address:
School of Public Health-Bloomington
Indiana University
1025 E. 7th Street
Bloomington, IN 47405

Fair Cancellations: In order to receive a refund for your career fair registration, written notice must be emailed to Trudy McConnell at two weeks prior to the date of the fair.