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 10th 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 Justine de Marrais, Administrative Project Manager. To post jobs and practicum opportunities, log onto SPH Handshake.

The talent and the training your organization needs.

SPH graduates are prepared to contribute across a range of functional areas:

  • Conduct SAS programming, analyze big data, and manage clinical trials databases
  • Manage mission-critical projects to improve patient safety, outcomes, and satisfaction
  • Facilitate behavior change, collaborating successfully with diverse stakeholders
  • Design and deliver health education programs
  • Create and implement health communications plans
  • Develop effective Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) plans
  • Perform Environmental Risk & Exposure Assessments
  • Provide cross-culturally competent technical assistance in developing countries
  • Advocate to eliminate health inequities in vulnerable populations
  • Analyzing complex population health studies to inform decisions
  • Contribute to evidence-based program design and policy change
  • Monitor and assess drug safety
  • Identify and mitigate regulatory risk

  • Abt Associates
  • Adelphi Values
  • AIDS Action Committee
  • Altius Strategy Consulting
  • American Red Cross
  • Beacon Health Strategies
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Boston Children’s Hospital
  • Boston Medical Center
  • Boston Public Health Commission
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Caritas Christi Health Care
  • Casa Myrna Vazquez
  • Catholic Relief Services
  • Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
  • ClinEdge
  • Congressional Hunger Center
  • Cubist Pharmaceuticals
  • Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
  • Deloitte
  • Endpoint Outcomes
  • Environmental Health & Engineering, Inc.
  • Ernst & Young
  • Evidera
  • Fenway Health
  • Freedman HealthCare
  • GfK International
  • Genentech
  • Global Health Corps
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
  • Health Care For All
  • Health Dialog
  • Health Leads
  • Health Management Resources
  • Health Policy Commission
  • Human Services Research Institute
  • Huron Consulting Group
  • ICF International
  • ICON plc
  • Inflexxion
  • Institute for Community Health
  • Institute for Geriatric Social Work
  • Institute for Healthcare Improvement
  • International Society for Disease Surveillance
  • John Snow, Inc/ JSI Research & Training Institute
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Management Sciences for Health
  • Massachusetts Department of Mental Health
  • Massachusetts Department of Public Health
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Massachusetts Health and Hospital Association
  • Mathematica Policy Research
  • Medtronic
  • Millennium Pharmaceuticals
  • NARAL Pro-Choice Massachusetts
  • National Council of Behavioral Health
  • National Initiative for Children’s Healthcare Quality (NICHQ)
  • New England Research Institutes, Inc.
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital
  • New York University
  • Northeast Community Care
  • Novartis
  • NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
  • NYU Langone Medical Center
  • Oregon Health Authority
  • PA Consulting
  • Palladium
  • Palo Alto Medical Foundation
  • Partners HealthCare
  • Partners In Health
  • Pathfinder International
  • Peer Health Exchange
  • Pfizer Inc.
  • Population Council
  • Prevention Research Center
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC)
  • Public Consulting Group
  • Public Health Foundation of India
  • QuintilesIMS
  • RTI International
  • Sanofi Genzyme
  • Shire
  • SHYFT Analytics
  • Stanford Center for Digital Health
  • The Lewin Group
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • Tufts Medical Center
  • UNICEF Malawi
  • University of California San Francisco
  • US Department of Health and Human Services
  • VA Boston Healthcare System
  • Vertex Pharmaceuticals
  • Weber Shandwick
  • Willis Towers Watson

For more information about partnering with us, visit our partnering page and email Justine de Marrais, Administrative Project Manager.


“Partner with the SPH Career Services team – you’ll hire the best and the brightest!  They have made two recent hires incredibly easy and we could not be happier.”
Debra Kaiser, Senior Manager of Global Talent Acquisition, Evidera
 “We have hired several graduates from SPH over the past year. They are all excellent — hardworking, determined, genuine people who have the skills necessary to do the jobs they have, and to move beyond them.”
Melinda B. Van Niel, Manager, Patient Safety, Department of Health Care Quality, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
 “The SPH Career Services team goes above and beyond to prepare their students for career search. Our recruiters and hiring managers are pleased to see SPH students and alums applying for internships and employee positions, knowing they are engaged, informed, and high quality.”
Laura Horlitz, Talent Acquisition Manager, Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA
“SPH graduates are hardworking, smart, creative, lovely people who have the skills necessary to do the jobs they have, and to move beyond them. We could not have found such great matches without the help of SPH Career Services.”
Karen Edlund, Director, Family Planning Program, MA Dept. of Public Health
“SPH and the Career Services Team make hiring easy – they know the students well and find a great fit for both the students as well as our hiring teams. SPH students are qualified, capable, and prepared for the workforce, excelling in their work and continuously growing into new challenges.”
Lydia Dant, Project Director, Data Team, The Fenway Institute
“SPH Career Services always sends us the greatest students! JSI staff are known for being hard working professionals–who also know how to have fun. SPH Career Services have connected us with high caliber, dedicated public health students with both our domestic and international divisions, who fit right in with our corporate culture and many of whom we have hired – with no regrets!”
Ann Wickham, Human Resources Manager, Boston International Division, JSI
“Global Health Corps has selected fellows for our program from SPH almost every year. The caliber of SPH graduates is unmatched in terms of their intelligence, skills, experience and expertise. We feel confident when we see them that they would make great fellows.  And, partnering with the school has made recruiting easy, particularly participating in the Fellowship Fair.”
Jennifer Gottesfeld, Senior US Program Manager, Global Health Corps