• Career and study options

    Career and study options

    Information about different roles and employers within public health and related fields, details of what LSHTM graduates did next, and resources about further study and training. 

    To explore your options further and hear alumni and employer insights about their work please visit the recordings section, which contains a number of alumni/employer talks, panel discussions with panellists working in a range of organisations plus careers consultant led workshops and bespoke videos about potential jobs and career decision making.

    As a student at LSHTM, you have access to LinkedIn Learning and there are some great job search nano tips there like this one on taking 3 steps to find the career for you. 

    Don't forget that if you'd like to speak to a careers consultant about the different options available you can book an appointment. 

    • Information about working in public health covering; the different areas of work, choosing what to focus on in your public health career, volunteering, and working in public health within the UK.

      Find vacancy sources in our page Where to find public health jobs

    • A selection of job descriptions indicating some of the kinds of jobs people go on to after their master's at LSHTM.

    • Get inspired! Read about what LSHTM alumni are doing now.  

    • First-hand information about a range of employers, gathered by the careers student ambassadors who personally interviewed representatives of those organisations. The interviews cover typical days in the job, advice on getting into the sector, working for that employer, and details of the kinds of roles it has.  The most recent additions have the year 2022 at the end of the title of the file.

    • You may be interested in other sectors than public health, or have additional interests that you may want to pursue in tandem. Here are some links to resources that can help you explore your options.

    • Information about postgraduate study, research and funding, in the UK and abroad.

    • Downloadable resources related to job seeking, applications, applying for further study, interviews.