For Employers

From Massachusetts General Hospital to Malawi’s UNICEF, top companies, agencies, and organizations worldwide turn to BU School of Public Health in their search for outstanding job candidates. And it’s no wonder. We’re among the nation’s top graduate schools in public health, ranked 11 by U.S. News & World Report. Our students graduate with exceptional real-world experience and the kind of research training only a leading research institution can provide.

What’s more, we offer employers a whole menu of effective ways to find, meet, and interact with these talented students. To discuss your hiring needs, please email Lauri Rich, Director of Outreach & Career Development. To post jobs, log onto SPH CareerLink.

The talent and the training your organization needs

SPH students complete master’s and doctoral programs in seven departments with in-depth training in the following areas:

  • administration
  • advocacy
  • analytics
  • clinical research
  • community health
  • consulting
  • disease surveillance
  • emergency preparedness
  • environmental science
  • health communications, education, and promotion
  • health outcomes
  • humanitarian/disaster relief
  • monitoring and evaluation
 policy
  • analysis
 program design and management
  • quality assurance
  • reimbursement strategies


Successful ways to partner with us

Choose the options that fit your location and hiring strategies:

  • Annual Career Fair
  • Employer presentations
  • Brown bag lunches, topical events, career panels
  • Student “treks” to your organizations
  • On-campus interviews
  • Mentoring
  • Career services executives-in-residence
  • Job shadows
  • Mock interviewers, résumé reviewers
  • Job postings accessible by over 5,000 SPH students and alumni
  • Electronic résumé books

Look who’s hiring our graduates!

Here’s just a partial list of employers who hire SPH grads:

  • Abt Associates
  • Africare
  • American Red Cross
  • Beacon Health Strategies
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
  • Betsy Lehman Center for Patient Safety and Medical Error Reduction
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA
  • Boston Medical Center
  • Boston Public Health Commission
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • BSM Consulting
  • Caritas Christi Health Care
  • Casa Myrna Vazquez
  • Catholic Relief Services
  • Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
  • Children’s Hospital Boston
  • Congressional Hunger Center
  • Cubist Pharmaceuticals
  • Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
  • Deloitte
  • Department of Health and Human Services
  • Futures Group
  • MA Department of Public Health
  • Environmental Health & Engineering, Inc.
  • GfK International
  • Genzyme
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Harvard School of Public Health
  • Health and Disability Working Group
  • Health Leads
  • Huron Consulting
  • ICF International
  • Infinity Pharmaceuticals
  • Inflexxion
  • Institute for Community Health
  • Institute for Geriatric Social Work
  • Institute for Healthcare Improvement
  • John Snow, Inc
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Management Sciences for Health
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Millennium Pharmaceutical
  • NARAL Pro-Choice Massachusetts
  • National Initiative for Children’s Healthcare Quality (NICHQ)
  • New England Research Institutes, Inc.
  • Northeast Community Care
  • Palo Alto Medical Foundation
  • Partners HealthCare
  • Partners In Health
  • Pathfinder International
  • Pfizer
  • Prevention Research Center
  • PwC
  • Public Health Foundation of India
  • RTI International
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • Tufts Medical Center
  • UNICEF Malawi
  • Weber Shandwick
  • United BioSource Corporation
  • Vertex Pharmaceuticals
  • Veterans Affairs Medical Center
  • Voices Against Violence

We invite you to join the growing list of employers who recruit at SPH. To discuss your hiring needs, please email Lauri Rich, Director of Outreach & Career Development. To post jobs, log on to SPH CareerLink.