Community and public health professionals work in a variety of settings. Examples of these settings are:

Job Identification and plan

Community and public health professionals work in a variety of settings.  Examples of these settings are:

  • Federal, state, and local health departments
  • Voluntary and community-based agencies
  • Colleges and universities
  • Schools
  • Consumer advocacy organizations
  • Consulting firms
  • International organizations

In this assignment get a glimpse of what kind of careers are available in community and public health. Visit the following sites:


Write a two-page double spaced typed paper on the following aspects: What kinds of jobs interest you?  What kind of education is required for those jobs? What kinds of skill sets are required for those jobs?  How can you acquire those?  Were there any volunteer or internship positions that were available and those that you liked?  Make a plan as to how you will realize your dream job.  The grading of the paper will be done using the following rubric:

Style Issues (20 points)

  1. APA Style references (with close attention to comma, space, period etc.) (5 points)
  2. Correct grammar (5 points)
  3. Correct spelling (5 points)
  4. Adherence to specified page limit (5 points)

Content Issues (80 points)

  1. Identification of appropriate job(s) in community and public health (20 points).
  2. Delineation of appropriate education for that job(s) (20 points)
  3. Description of appropriate skills for that job(s) (20 points)
  4. Specificity, measurability, realistic nature, and appropriate timeline of the plan. (20 points)

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