Career Networking and Development Conference

The SPHHS will host a Career Networking and Development Conference for undergraduates and graduate students in all departments on Tuesday, March 22nd, from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm in the Campus Center Auditorium and adjacent rooms.

Students: No matter what level of your academic training you are at, you can find volunteer work, an internship, practicum or even a job by attending the Conference, and meeting a variety of wonderful people from your field.

Read tips on how to prepare for a career fair event, or attend one of our pre-event workshops!

Agencies: We welcome any agency looking for students studying Communication Disorders, Kinesiology, Nutrition, or Public Health and its core disciplines of Biostatistics, Community Health Education, Environmental Health Sciences, Epidemiology, or Health Policy and Management.

If you'd like to participate, complete our Agency Registration form here.

The event is open to the public and free to all students.

2016 Conference Schedule

Morning Sessions

- 9:00 AM-9:30 AM | Big Picture of Employment in Public Health and Health Sciences |Campus Center Auditorium
- 9:30 AM-10:15 AM | Employer & Student Roundtable |Campus Center Auditorium
-10:30 AM-12:00 PM | Open Career Fair |Campus Center Auditorium
-12:00 PM– 1:00 PM | Lunch Break

Afternoon Sessions

-1:00 PM-2:00 PM | Careers in Federal, State, and Local Agencies | Campus Center Auditorium
-2:00 PM-5:00 PM | Mock Interviews with Regional and State Employers | Campus Center Auditorium
-2:15 PM –3:15 PM | Careers in Kinesiology | CC Room 162
-2:15 PM –3:15 PM | Careers in Nutrition | CC Room 174
-2:15 PM –3:15 PM | Western Mass Public Health Academic Consortium Group | Closed Session | CC Room 165
-2:15 PM-4:15 PM | UMass Center for Women & Community: Start Smart: Salary Negotiation Skills For Women | CC Room 163
- 3:15 PM-4:15 PM | UMass Career Services: The In’s and Out’s of Interviewing: Phone, Skype, Video, and In-Person | CC Room 174
- 3:15 PM-4:15 PM | UMass SPHHS Undergraduate Exploratory Track: Exploring UMass Majors | CC Room 162
- 4:15 PM-5:15 PM | UMass Career Services: E-Viser-Learn How to Connect with Alumni Advisors to Advance Your Career | CC Room 174

Confirmed vendors include:


Amherst Health Department

Baystate Health

Beacon ABA Services, Inc.

Caring Health Center

Center for Health and Learning

City of Springfield Department of Health & Human Services

City Year


Continuum Performance Center

Cooley Dickinson Health Care

Department of Veterans Affairs

Hampshire Athletic Club

Homewatch Caregivers of Western MA


Journey Forward

Kick It By Eliza

LifePath, Inc.

Massachusetts Department of Public Health

Protect Our Breasts

Ramboll Environ US Corporation

Restore Physical Therapy and Wellness Center

Safe Passage

Shriner's Hospital for Children, Springfield, MA

Springfield Food Policy Council

Springfield Partners for Community Action

The Children's Study Home

University Health Services