In this practical professional development session, presenters will offer insights into the fast-developing career world of global health. Participants will be given an overview of current trends and major organizations in global health; tools for assessing their own level of training, skills and experience; and information on how to carry out the search for the perfect global health assignment.
Learning Objectives: By the end of this presentation, participants will be able to: provide an overview of volunteer and career opportunities in the field of international health; assess their own motivations, training and experience; research global health job openings and and volunteer options; and prepare for an initial overseas assignment
Keywords: Career Development, Developing Countries
Presenting author's disclosure statement:
Organization/institution whose products or services will be discussed: Health Advocates Press
I have a significant financial interest/arrangement or affiliation with any organization/institution whose products or services are being discussed in this session.
Relationship: Health Advocates Press is publisher of "Finding Work in Global Health", a book co-authored by Patricia Ohmans and Garth Osborn
The 128th Annual Meeting of APHA