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Announcements about trends, labor statistics, and salary in public health career industries.

Top 10 Healthcare Jobs – That Don’t Require a Doctorate Degree

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According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), healthcare employment is projected to grow faster than any other sector, increasing 14% over the next decade, and adding roughly 1.9 million new jobs. Why so much growth? The growth …

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Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants – The Hot Jobs of Healthcare

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How many times have you visited a doctor’s office, urgent care, or hospital and received treatment by a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant? Chances are high that it was more than a few times. This is not a surprise …

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Health Professionals Week

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Each fall, organizations that promote health profession education come together to throw the biggest, most comprehensive online health career fair of the year. This year’s Health Professions Week starts on November 16th, so register now if you haven’t already! Don’t …

By Kimberly Ecenbarger
Kimberly Ecenbarger Associate Director of Career Services Kimberly Ecenbarger
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NRPA Parks and Recreation Salary Survey (2019)

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When we think of employee compensation, base salaries are usually top of mind. However, compensation is not just salary: it includes a variety of benefits that can greatly increase the financial value of a paycheck. Valuable employee benefits—including generous vacation …

By Kimberly Ecenbarger
Kimberly Ecenbarger Associate Director of Career Services Kimberly Ecenbarger
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Making Summer Productive

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Are you stressing out because your summer plans are not what you expected? Well, don’t worry, it will all come together. We may feel that we are behind because we may not have landed an internship or our ideal summer …

By Alyssa Steinman
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BEST LEADERSHIP LESSONS FROM TOOLS OF TITANS

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“I’m a compulsive note taker…My goal is to learn things once and use them forever.” – Tim Ferriss

And with that opening quotation, I was hooked on Tim Ferriss’ book, Tools of Titans: The Tactics, Routines, and Habits of Billionaires, Icons, …

By Lindsey Pollak
Lindsey Pollak
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Mastering the Career Competencies

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The SPH Office of Career Services states, “college students and recent graduates who know how to use their talents, strengths, and interests are Career Ready.”

Great. It sounds simple enough. But how do I know if I am Career Ready?

By Mackenzie Jones
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Attending Professional Public Health Events

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Throughout the academic year, local, state, and national public health organizations visit campus to hire interns and full-time employees, in addition to sharing their initiatives and work with individuals in the community. Although these events may seem daunting due to …

By Megan Lisch
Megan Lisch
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IU Alumni Spotlight: Health & Fitness

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Careers in health and fitness can be interesting, exciting, and rewarding. More so, entering the Health & Fitness industry provide a wide range of possibilities that one can have fun each and every day while working. After all, having fun …

By Georgina Nicholos
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Conference Musings

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Winter. Cilantro. Los Angeles. Conferences. You either love them, or you hate them. While I absolutely cannot stand temperatures below 60 degrees, I am quite fond of the other three—particularly conferences.

I was introduced to professional conferences two years ago …

By Derek Herrmann
Derek Herrmann Graduate Student, Visiting Research Associate
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