A career in public health can be the connection that you desire to bridge your passion with a fulfilling profession. From across Colorado, the United States and around the world, public health professionals work to improve and protect the lives and health of the communities they serve.

Career Services

ColoradoSPH at CSU students wishing to find practicum and capstone opportunities, network with professionals in public health fields or find employment have access to multiple resources:

To be successful after graduation, you’ll need strong proficiency in six core career competencies. Doing so will allow you to effectively navigate change throughout your career. All career services offerings are designed to reflect
these career competencies:
1. Articulate and apply academic course content in a professional setting
2. Gain relevant experience that enhances the student’s professional goals
3. Understand, develop, and articulate your personal brand
4. Develop a current set of professional documents
5. Engage in professional development through networking, professional organizations, and leadership
6. Successfully plan and execute a job search strategy that leads to employment

ColoradoSPH students can access a variety of career services and professional development tools through ColoradoSPH Connect.

The CSU Career Center helps students formulate a career path, fine-tune their resumes, contact potential employers and think creatively about how to put their degrees to use.

As a Master’s or PhD student, you have many career options open to you. The Career Center supports your diverse goals and specializes in helping you pursue non-academic career paths. From deciding what career direction to go, to developing your building your professional brand, to negotiating a job offer, the CSU Career Center will help you at each step. The Center also partners with the CSU Graduate School to help ensure you’re getting what you need.
  • Drop in for quick career coaching or schedule an appointment for a longer session
  • Refer to our online resource center, curated for your needs
  • Attend our Connect events and fairs – employers who attend these events want to connect with graduate students

Participate in professional development opportunities like the Graduate Professional Development (GPD) Series and annual GradShow  put on by the CSU Graduate School and that the Career Center participates in.  Use travel grants offered by the CSU Gratuate School to attend national conferences.