Upcoming Events

Spring 2024 Semester Events

Protecting, Connecting and Thriving: We Are All Public Health, April 1-7, 2024

National Public Health Week

The College of Public Health is pleased to offer a full slate of events to celebrate National Public Health Week. 

All week

QPR training workshop: How to Question, Persuade, and Refer someone who may be experiencing a mental health crisis

This self-paced course is offered virtually and free to all Kent State students, faculty and staff and can be done at any time. Click here to access QPR training.

Presented by the Center for Public Policy and Health

 

Monday, April 1

Resume Workshop

1 p.m., Moulton Hall – Room 317

Stop by and bring your resume for feedback prior to this week’s Career Fair. 

No resume yet? Start here to learn what employers are looking for in a great resume.   Need to upgrade your wardrobe with an interview-ready outfit? The Career Closet has you covered. 

Presented by Career Exploration and Development and CPH Ambassadors  

 

Tuesday, April 2

Voices Against Violence: A Public Health Panel Discussion 

12 - 1 p.m., Moulton Hall Ballroom (Room 101)

In this panel, public health professionals will explore gun violence as a major public health problem and discuss public health approaches to reduce the gun violence burden.

Panelists:  

  • Daniel Flannery Ph.D, Director, Begun Center for Violence Prevention Research and Education at the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences at Case Western Reserve University

  • Micheal Herb, M.S, Ph.D, student, Director of the Northeast Ohio Regional Fusion Center

  • Eric Jefferis, Ph.D, Professor, Kent State University College of Public Health 

Moderator :

  • Thomas Brewer Ph.D, M.Jur, CHC Professor, Kent State University College of Public Health

Click here to reserve your seat.

You are welcome to bring your own lunch or snack to the lunchtime presentation.

Presented by Public Health Student Alliance

 

Wednesday, April 3

Sustainability Starts Here: Empowering College Students to Make a Difference

 2-3 p.m., DI Studio Classroom (DIH 201) - Design Innovation Hub

Melanie Knowles, Manager of Sustainability, Kent State University

Reservation link coming soon!

Presented by Public Health Student Alliance

 

Leveraging Artificial Intelligence and Big Data Analytics in Tackling Obesity

4 – 5 p.m.,  Zoom

The global obesity epidemic is a challenging public health problem that we face today. As we are at the forefront of a technological revolution, could artificial intelligence (AI) provide novel solutions to encourage healthier lifestyles and prevent weight gain?

No reservations are required. 

Click here to join the meeting

 

Ambassadors’ Career Series: Meet the Ambassadors

5 – 6 p.m., Microsoft Teams

Kent State College of Public Health Ambassadors William Franks, MPH, Robert Howard, MA and Matthew Stefanak, MPH, CPH, discuss their careers in public health and health care and offer advice for students beginning their careers in the public health profession.

 No reservation required.

Click here to join the meeting

 

Thursday, April 4

Tour and PH Career Discussion with Kent City Health Department Leadership

10:15 a.m., Moulton Hall Lobby - 10:30 a.m., KCHD

Join the College of Public Health for a unique opportunity to tour the Kent City Health Department and to discuss public health careers with KCHD leadership.

Open to the first 15 registered students. To register, click here

 

College of Public Health Career Fair

 12 - 4 p.m., Moulton Hall Ballroom

Join the College of Public Health for its annual Career Day! You will have the opportunity to meet more than 20 community partners, including healthcare systems, health departments, nonprofit organizations, state and local agencies from Northeast Ohio and beyond. You will be able to connect with potential employers, discover organizations and internship opportunities, find out ways to advance your career and ask career questions. Bring your résumé and dress to impress!

The event is open to all Kent State University students and alumni.

Click here to register on Handshake and for more information.

 

 

College of Public Health Ambassadors’ Career Series

 

Careers in Clinical Research

March 13, 2024, 5-6 pm 

Laurie Ann Moennich, PhD, MPH, Research Program Manager at the Cleveland Clinic and Kent State College of Public Health BSPH alumna, discusses her career path since graduation and opportunities for public health students in clinical research.  

Join on your computer, mobile app or room device 
Click here to join the meeting 
Meeting ID: 270 895 226 697 
Passcode: EKigqX 
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Careers Opportunities in Biostatistics

March 20, 2024 

Lianbo Yu, PhD, Research Assistant Professor at the Ohio State University College of Public Health, discusses his educational and career path in biostatistical research.  

Join on your computer, mobile app or room device 
Click here to join the meeting 
Meeting ID: 258 465 215 278 
Passcode: MpQvmq 
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Meet the Public Health Ambassadors  

April 3, 2024 

Kent State College of Public Health Ambassadors William Franks, MPH, Robert Howard, MA and Matthew Stefanak, MPH, CPH, discuss their careers in public health and health care and offer advice for students beginning their careers in the public health profession.  

Join on your computer, mobile app or room device 
Click here to join the meeting 
Meeting ID: 296 342 006 775 
Passcode: hFU9pT 
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Careers in Healthcare Consulting 

April 24, 2024 

Valerie Barckhoff, MBA, Principal in healthcare consulting practice at Windham Brannon, discusses her work in providing strategic, regulatory, and operational consulting services to healthcare organizations.   

Join on your computer, mobile app or room device 
Click here to join the meeting 
Meeting ID: 277 698 319 605 
Passcode: v9sp3Q 
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Past Ambassadors' Career Sessions

See the full list of archived Career Sessions videos here

Spring 2024

Meet a College of Public Health Professor - January 31, 2024 

Jennifer King, PhD, College of Public Health Assistant Professor, discussed her career path in public health and opportunities for students with an interest in her field. 

Internship and Job Opportunities in Community Health Centers - February 14, 2024

Vicki Marie, MEd, Provider Relations Manager at Northeast Ohio Neighborhood Health Services in Cleveland, discussed practical learning and job opportunities for health professions students in community health centers.  

Internship Opportunities in Columbus and Washington, DC

February 28, 2024, 5 -6 pm

Wendy Patton, Director of the Kent State Columbus Program in State Issues, discussed internship opportunities in Ohio state government agencies in Columbus and other learning opportunities in Washington DC.