Health Policy-Related Employment

Career Center (AcademyHealth). This is an important source for career advancement in the fields of health services research and health policy. This comprehensive and growing online resource offers access to professional training and job opportunities, including:

Public Health CareerMart (American Public Health Association). Focuses on public health, including health policy and administration. Includes:

AllMedicalGigs.com. Designed for health professionals. Allows user to search jobs by a) title; b) company; c) location (city, state); d) type (FT/PT/contract/temp).

Medzilla.com. Designed for employers and job-seekers in biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, healthcare and science. Allows user to a) search jobs; b) post resume; c) search resumes; d) post jobs. Includes list of head hunters, articles and salary survey.

HealthEconomics.com.  Job listings for health outcomes professionals.

General Policy/Government-related Employment

USAJobs.gov. This is the official site of the US Federal government, providing a one-stop source for Federal jobs and employment information. Includes:

  • Comprehensive database of all Federal job openings, searchable by keyword, geographic location, job category, salary range or pay grade. Note that it is possible to look up jobs by specific cabinet agency, such as Department of Health and Human Services or to select a sub-agency, such as Food and Drug Administration, to find job openings restricted to FDA.

StudentJobs.gov. This one-stop portal lists a range of employment opportunities in the Federal Government, for students in high school, college or graduate school. Includes:

  • Searchable database includes more than 20,000 student employment opportunities in the federal government.

Job Bank (Heritage Foundation). This job bank assists conservatives in finding employment with conservative Congressional Offices, faith-based organizations, other public policy organizations, lobbying groups and trade associations. All Job Bank related services are provided free by The Heritage Foundation.

General Employment

General Job Listings Free to Jobseekers

Monster.com. Includes U.S. and international listings. Permits focused searches by industry, job title or geographic location. Also includes job seeking intelligent agent, job-seeking advice and employer profiles.

careerbuilder.com. Site is designed for employers and job-seekers. Allows user to a) search jobs by using “health policy” as keyword; b) post resumes; c) search resumes; and d) post jobs. Includes job-seeking advice.

New York Times Jobs Page. Includes:

Wall Street Journal Careers Page. Includes:

NationJob.com. Includes:

  • Keyword search by industry;
  • Advanced search; and
  • Job search by email permits users to develop profile of preferred location, industry, salary; appropriate listings are e-mailed to user as they become available.

CollegeGrad.com. Provides job postings and job-seeking advice pitched to those with little work experience. All services are free to jobseekers. Includes:

Subscription Job Listings

  • NETSHARE, Inc. is a confidential, subscription based career site for the $100K+ professional. Employers may post jobs at no cost.

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  1. U.S. Health Policy Gateway Says:

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