Recruiting at RSPH

The Office of Career Development is pleased to assist organizations with their recruiting needs. Our professional and knowledgeable staff will connect you with current students, soon-to-be graduates, and alumni searching for career opportunities at all professional levels.

All of our students and graduates have well-honed skills in communications, cultural competency, community participation, and leadership. Depending on coursework taken, they also gain strong skills in several of the following: analytical assessment, financial planning and management, public health sciences, policy development, and program planning.

About RSPH Students

The mission of the Rollins School of Public Health (RSPH) of Emory University is to demonstrate excellence in the discovery, dissemination, and application of knowledge as it trains and supports future, leaders in health promotion and disease prevention through organized community efforts around the world. At RSPH, students learn to identify, analyze and intervene in today’s most pressing public health issues. While many skills acquired at RSPH are relevant to all departments, students are trained in one of six primary areas of study: Behavioral Science and Health Education, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Environmental Health, Epidemiology, Global Health, and Health Policy and Management to develop distinct skill sets.

Behavioral Science and Health Education Professional Skill Sets:

  • Conduct community needs assessments and survey research
  • Plan, implement, evaluate and coordinate health education services and programs
  • Develop and distribute health promotion and community development resources
  • Implement behavior change and community based research
  • Investigation of the interaction of biological, social, cultural, behavioral, and historical processes that impact the well-being of populations
  • Interpret and present research findings

Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Professional Skill Sets:

  • Analyze statistical data using advanced skills in statistical software usage
  • Apply statistical and quantitative methodology and theory to problem solve
  • Design, analyze, and manage research studies involving complex data
  • Supervise data entry and management
  • Provide data quality assurance
  • Interpret and present research findings
  • Design, implement and coordinate clinical community trials

Epidemiology Professional Skill Sets:

  • Conduct disease surveillance and descriptive epidemiology
  • Generate problem conception and hypothesis leading to the discovery of causal factors in injury and disease
  • Design and implement research studies
  • Analyze study data
  • Interpret and disseminate study results

Environmental Health Professional Skill Sets:

  • Recognize, assess, and control hazards in the environment
  • Design, implement, and manage environmental health programs to control and modify work, living, and recreational environments to prevent illness, disability, or discomfort
  • Evaluate effectiveness of environmental programs
  • Administer environmental and workplace safety and health laws
  • Conduct risk hazard assessments, basic and applied research
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Global Health Professional Skill Sets:

  • Reduce morbidity and mortality through evidence-based prevention strategies modified to the cultures in which they are used
  • Improve the quality of life in developing countries
  • Manage international and domestic health programs
  • Develop and analyze global health policy
  • Organize and implement clinic organizations

Health Policy and Management Professional Skill Sets:

  • Develop and analyze health policy
  • Manage human resources, financial, communication, and informational systems in health industry environments
  • Analyze and evaluate quantitative data
  • Interaction with all levels of organizations
  • Design, implement, and manage health care services

If you have any questions regarding recruitment of RSPH students or graduates, please contact the RSPH Office of Career Development at 404-727-9957 or rsphcareerdev@emory.edu. Thank you for your interest in RSPH, and we look forward to partnering with you to meet your recruitment needs.