Career Services for Students and Alumni

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One on One Career Advising

Career advising appointments may be held in person, over the phone, or over Zoom. To schedule a career advising appointment and to choose your modality preference, please navigate to our "Meet the Team" page. 

Dedicated Interview Room

The SPHTM Interview Room, located on the 18th Floor, is a dedicated space for SPHTM students to book and use to conduct virtual interviews for internships or jobs. The SPHTM Interview Room is equipped with a ring light and SPHTM background wall logo. Students will need to bring their own device and charger to conduct the interview. To book for your upcoming interview and access the room, please use the following link and your Tulane credentials:

Elevate Your Resume with VMock

VMock is an online resume review tool tht uses data science to give you feedback on strengthening your resume, simulating software that recruiters use to assess resumes.Through your Tulane credentials, you can log in and click "Continue with University ID" to set up your account. From there, you can upload your resume and follow prompts and feedback to boost your overall resume score. 

Get Connected!

  • Job postings and campus or city-wide events are posted through our career management system, Handshake. Handshake is a comprehensive online career management system. You can search for jobs, research employers, learn more about events and volunteer opportunities, and connect with Career Services. Log in with your Tulane credentials for easy access.
  • We also encourage you to network through Tulane Connect and LinkedIn. Tulane Connect is a platform that allows you to find and converse with Tulane alumni and fellow classmates, while expanding your professional network. LinkedIn is the world's largest professional network, allowing you to connect with Tulane Public Health alumni and employers in your area of interest. Special groups include the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine Alumni group.


Practicum Support for Graduate Students

Your Practicum is an opportunity to apply your classroom experience to a public health work setting, and it should be carefully planned to assure you get the most out of the experience! After you have met with your faculty advisor, SPHTM Career Services is available to help you organize your search, identify organizations of interest, and complete mock interviews. To check out more information, visit the Current Tulane Practicum Guide.

Internship Support for Undergraduate Students

For undergraduate public health students, a relevant internship is a great way to gain experience in the field and be more competitive in the job market. It is also an opportunity to figure out specific interests within the public health sector. SPHTM Career Services will be able to help you identify organizations and areas of interest in the field and assist you in preparing materials for applications and interviews. 

Mentorship Opportunities for Alumni

  • Serve as a mentor through the SPHTM Alumni Mentoring Program! This program runs every semester and matches current SPHTM students with experienced alumni mentors to have conversations centered around students' career goals.
  • Connect with current students by hosting an information session virtually, or posting a job or internship opening through Handshake. Handshake is an online career management system where alumni can search through job postings and resources on refreshing your documents or networking skills. Register your Handshake account today.
  • Stay up-to-date with SPHTM on LinkedIn through the SPHTM Alumni Association Group. You can also join Facebook groups for the New OrleansWashington DC, and Atlanta areas. 
  • Connect with Tulane University Alumni Career Services for general career counseling and to find alumni events in your area.
  • Tulane Connect is a platform for Tulane alumni across the world to connect. See job postings, alumni events, and a directory of alumni users on one easy platform