Center for Career Development – University of Tennessee

University of Tennessee – Center for Career Development

Public Health


“Careers in health are not just for doctors; health is a multi-faceted and multi-disciplinary field dedicated to creating, delivering, and monitoring solutions for a healthier society”

– Net Impact. Continue reading about this field here.


Example various career opportunities within the impact area of health:

Research and Development
Clinical Field Work
Statistics and Monitoring
Administration and Funding

Policy and Advocacy
Health Education
Health Equity

Career Overviews

Health Associations


Education and qualifications may vary depending on your the field of interest in health. Explore education options at the following resources:

UT Educational Opportunities

College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences

Graduate School of Medicine
College of Arts & Sciences

  • Pre-Health Programs
  • College of Arts & Sciences (interdepartmental program with College of Business) – Economics (Health Economics Concentration)

College of Nursing

Certificates and Training Programs

University of Tennessee Resources

Student Organizations

Public Health Graduate Student Association
Undergraduate Nutrition Student Association
Academy of Student Pharmacists
Alpha Epsilon Delta Pre-Health Honor Society
American Medical Student Association
Clinic Vols
Health Occupations Students of America
Minority Association of Pre-Medical Students

UT Centers, Institutes and Initiatives

UT Public Health Infant, child and Adolescent Nutrition Lab

UT Medical Center
UT Institute of Agriculture – Obesity Research Center
Safety, Environment, and Education Center (S.E.E. Center)


Local and Regional Organizations

Government Agencies

National Job Boards and Career Resources


Healthy People
Mayo Clinic
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report
My Optum Health
NIH News in Health
U.S. National Library of Medicine
Virtual Public Health Center

Job Search Resources

Public Health Jobs
Health Promotion Jobs
Health Promotion Career Network
Public Health Jobs Worldwide


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