GETTING INTO THE PUBLIC HEALTH MAJOR
Cal UPHC hosts an event with the UC Berkeley School of Public Health Undergraduate Advisors on the requirements for declaring the Public Health Major and insight on making applications strong and successful. Past speakers at this event also include the Public Health Undergraduate Peer Advisors and upperclassmen in the Public Health major.
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT NIGHT
Cal UPHC's Professional Development Night exposes students to the professional skills that are needed to succeed in the workforce after graduation. There are LinkedIn, resume, and cover letter workshops, as well as a presentation from Jeff Oxendine, UC Berkeley School of Public Health Director of Public Health Practice. Members are requested to bring a paper copy of their resume and cover letter to be edited. In addition, this event helps prepare members for both Research Night and Professionals Night
Cal UPHC's Research Night is an opportunity to learn about research in public health and how to get involved with your own research. Members mingle with professors from UC Berkeley and UCSF to talk about their research projects and how to potentially join the research team.
Cal UPHC's mission is to expose undergraduates to the public health field through professional development, leadership, and service opportunities. This event is a great opportunity for undergraduates who are interested in public health to learn more about the field and network with professionals. In the past, Professional's Night has also provided organizations who attend with the chance to potentially meet future volunteers, interns, or even full-time colleagues.
Cal UPHC's Grad Night is an opportunity for current undergraduate students to get to know and network with graduate students in order to learn about the application process and all the different paths that public health can take.
MINORITIES IN HEALTH CONFERENCE
The Annual MIH conference is a UC Berkeley-wide conference event in the Spring intended to encourage/inspire high school and undergraduate students to strive toward higher education and ultimately careers in health. This includes the opportunity to network with a variety of health professionals, attend beneficial workshops, participate in public health discussions, and better equip yourself in these competitive career tracks.