Career Bootcamp

The Steinbright Career Development Center, Office of Postdoctoral Affairs, and the Graduate College invite graduate students and postdocs to participate in an eight-week career boot camp: “Effective Career Planning for PhDs.”* The boot camp will meet weekly for 2 hours, beginning June 26, 2023, 10–12 pm EST. It is designed to equip attendees with the skills, resources, and self-assessment information to make informed career choices within and beyond academia. This course is adapted from the pd|hub Collections, an NIH-funded collection of evidence-based practices to support PhD professional development. Participation in this pilot is freeThe application deadline is June 5 at 11:59 pm. Seats are limited. Apply early.

While the course is designed for PhD students and postdocs, space permitting,  MS students without co-op experience are welcome to register.

To learn more about this course offering and to register For questions, email

Maternal & Child Health Symposium

All are welcome to the 2023 Drexel Maternal and Child Health Annual Symposium. This year’s symposium, “Gun Violence: Impacts and Solutions from a Maternal and Child Health Perspective,” will highlight the work of communities and programs seeking to reduce the impact of gun violence on maternal and child health populations, including women, children, youth, and families.

Thursday, June 1, 2023 | 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM | Nesbitt Hall, Drexel University Dornsife School of Public Health (online option available)

Lunch reception to follow.

Keynote Speaker:

Ruth Abaya, MD, MPH, Program Manager, Injury Prevention Program, Philadelphia Department of Public Health; Attending Physician, Emergency Department at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP); Practice-based Scholar, CHOP’s Center for Violence Prevention.

Keynote Title: “Viewing the Gun Violence Crisis from a Maternal and Child Health Lens”

Panel discussions and presentations will highlight the lived experiences of youth and family advocates, best practices from successful and innovative prevention and crisis response strategies, workforce burnout / secondary traumatic stress, and research and evaluation considerations with respect to programmatic outcomes. We will conclude with a discussion of policy implications.

This event is co-hosted by the Maternal and Child Health Catalyst Program at the Drexel Dornsife School of Public Health, Drexel Maternal and Child Health Student Organization, CHOP Center for Violence Prevention, CHOP PolicyLab, The Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice, and Research at the University of Pennsylvania, and Penn Injury Science Center, University of Pennsylvania.

Win $50 Gift Card & End-of-Year Celebration

End of Year Celebration on May 31 3:30-6:30pm. Please RSVP at

DSPH’s PHDSAG, SGO, USGO, MCHSO, and Office of Education are co-hosting an end-of-year celebration to recognize our students on Wednesday, May 31 from 3:30-6:30pm. Students are welcome to stop in for a bit or stay for the whole event.

Please join us for light refreshments and optional activities. Please RSVP using the QR code in the above image or the following link — — by today, May 22 to help us order the refreshments and plan activities.

As part of this celebration, we’re also holding an online photo contest. To see more details and enter, submit your photo(s) with caption(s) through the DSPH Photo Contest 2023 Form by Friday, May 29. Winners will receive a $50 gift card to Target or Amazon.

If you have questions, please reach out to Erin Durkin at

Career Closet Shopping Event

The Career Closet is hosting a shopping event on Friday, May 19th from 11:00am-2:00pm. Come shop through a selection of professional clothing and select an outfit totally free of cost for work or any upcoming interviews.

This event will take place at Steinbright, 3201 Arch Street, on the 2nd floor in Suite 222.

If you are interested in attending please register here. If you have any questions, please email Please note that inventory is on a first come first served basis.