University of Southern California

Discover a career in public health

"What do you see yourself doing when you graduate, what do you like to do? These are important questions to ask yourself now... the more you do that throughout your two years here, the more likely that you're going to find a job that you're going to be passionate about and where you're going to thrive."

- Paula Amezola, MPH, Public Health Sciences Career Counselor



Alumni Case Study

Find out about real alumni careers

Learn how real alumni found their jobs, what their work involves, and what advice they have for those preparing for a career in public health. 

  • where and how to look for public health jobs

  • which skills to focus on and initiatives to take to help you stand out in the job market
  • career resources to utilize during your education and beyond

Download this free resource.


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Prepare for your career

It's never too soon to think about where your public health career could take you. Utilize the resources and guidance the university offers to prepare for your next career steps.

"I think a lot of people walk in thinking 'I’ll just give it a shot... let’s see what happens,' right? But no, you should prepare like it’s an exam."
- Kathy Tran, MPH '16
Clinical Quality Analyst, AltaMed