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VAPHA 5th Annual Career Fair/2014 Health Career Fair

  • 01 May 2014
  • 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Dewberry Hall, George Mason University, Fairfax
  • 20


Registration is closed

Take advantage of this exciting opportunity to learn about careers in public health.

The Virginia Public Health Association and its partners invite YOU to participate in our 5th Annual Statewide Career and Internship Fair. You will be exposed to the plentiful professional opportunities in public health as well as recent advancements in health research and development. Participants will also have an opportunity to meet and talk with a variety of potential employers. Click here to see the current list of registered employers.

The program will feature a series of roundtable discussions on a variety of career opportunities in public health as well as ideas to help in the job hunt.

Registration is free for current students, and is required to participate in the roundtables. Students who wish to visit potential employers only are not required to register in advance.

Program Schedule

  • 9:00 a.m. Career Fair
  • 9:30 a.m. Poster Presentation (see deadline information below)
  • 10:30 a.m. Roundtables (see topics below)
  • 1:00 p.m. Career Fair concludes

Please note: lunch is available in the cafeteria, but is not provided as part of the program.

Roundtable Topics

The following roundtables still have limited space available:

  • Careers in Environmental Health
  • Choosing a Graduate School
  • Epidemiology Careers & VCUs PH.D. Programs
  • Health Administration
  • Health Policy, Law and Ethics
  • Networking and Informational Interviewing Do's and Don'ts
  • Peace Corps Careers

Who Should Attend

The program is designed for current undergraduates interested in careers in public health, MPH students and alumni, though others are welcome to join us as well.


Program Fees

Registration is free for current students. All other individuals, $10 per person.


Want to Submit a Poster? 

All Public Health Students and recent graduates can take this opportunity to present their research and projects. Abstracts should be no more than 200 words and summarize your rationale, methodology (if applicable), and findings/outcomes. Please include the names of all authors, with contact information, as well as the name of your college/university and program, and note whether your submission will be for display only or should be included in the judging. Prizes will be awarded for those submissions that are judged. Abstract submission deadline: 5 p.m., Thursday, April 17, 2014. Submit your abstracts to VAPHA's administrator, Mary Kidd.



If you are an employer and you are interested in exhibiting in the Career Fair, click here to sign up. Registration is free, but there is a fee for parking.



Contact VAPHA Administrator Mary Kidd, CMP at (804) 367-0860 or e-mail

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