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  • Get clarity on understanding common terms seen on job announcements
  • Learn more about your transferable skills in public health
  • Sound like an expert in interviews and on your resumes

Simply enter your email and click on "sign up for free" to receive access to the free guide. This thesaurus provides you with synonyms and key terms for job hunting and honing into appropriate public health roles. This guide is meant to help you understand the meaning of key public health terms mentioned often on job announcements and help expand how you see your career trajectory with more opportunity than you could ever imagine! These are the most common public health terms critical to understand so you can successfully update your resume accordingly to a specific job posting you are considering.

In order to successfully apply to jobs like a professional and be considered a top candidate for the position, refer to this guide as a checkpoint for whether or not you already have related skills in this area. This list of terms is not exhaustive but instead exemplary and meant to jump start your own learning in the field and during your job hunt. 

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  • Alameda County Department of Public Health
  • American Heart Association
  • Association of State and Territorial Health Official
  • Blue Shield
  • California Department of Public Health
  • California Correctional Facility Health Services
  • City of Long Beach Department of Public Health
  • CDC Foundation
  • Columbia University
  • Florida Department of Public Health
  • Georgia Department of Public Health
  • Guidehouse Consulting
  • International Medical Corps
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Los Angeles Dept of Public Health
  • Maryland Medicaid Services
  • New York Department of Public Health
  • Northwestern Medicine
  • Oracle
  • Population Health Institute of Wisconsin
  • Rhode Island Department of Public Health
  • Santa Cruz County Dept of Public Health
  • San Diego Family Health Centers
  • Walmart Health
  • University of Illinois, Chicago
  • University of Michigan
  • UCLA


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