410.867.01 | AY 2013-2014 - 3rd Term | 1 Credit(s)
W 12:00:00 PM
  • Contact Information
  • Course Learning Objectives

    Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

    • Describe your specific career/employment interests so that you can select a field placement that will be most suited your career trajectory
    • Create a resume that effectively communicates your professional skills, strengths, and experiences
    • Evaluate various job/field placement offers to determine their appropriateness and match to your career interests
    • Review and practice interviewing and salary negotiation skills
    • Evaluate your experience and skills related to a variety of job responsibilities common among young professionals (e.g., time management, meeting management, project management, supervision, etc)
  • Course Description

    Prepares students to fully understand the MSPH field placement requirements, processes, and opportunities, so that they may make the most of this professional preparation opportunity.

  • Intended Audience

    MSPH students in HBS

  • Methods of Assessment

    Grading Policy: Participation and in-class assignments

    Grading Restrictions: Pass and Fail

  • Prerequisites

    410.865 and 410.866

  • Academic Ethics Code

    The code, discussed in the Policy and Procedure Memorandum for Students, March 31, 2002, will be adhered to in this class:

    Students enrolled in the Bloomberg School of Public Health of The Johns Hopkins University assume an obligation to conduct themselves in a manner appropriate to the University's mission as an institution of higher education. A student is obligated to refrain from acts which he or she knows, or under the circumstances has reason to know, impair the academic integrity of the University. Violations of academic integrity include, but are not limited to: cheating; plagiarism; knowingly furnishing false information to any agent of the University for inclusion in the academic record; violation of the rights and welfare of animal or human subjects in research; and misconduct as a member of either School or University committees or recognized groups or organizations.

  • Disability Support Services

    If you are a student with a documented disability who requires an academic accommodation, please contact Betty H. Addison in the Office of Student Life Services:, 410-955-3034, or 2017 E. Monument Street.