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Prepare Application Information

Prepare your application materials

  • Update your resume or CV, and have the following information ready for application prompts: contact information; college education and professional development; work and volunteer experience; publications, presentations, grants, honors and awards.
  • Write your personal statement. A personal statement typically includes:
    • how you became interested in teaching public health,
    • the benefit to students for incorporating public health topics into your day-to-day curriculum,
    • a description of your responsibilities and challenges in one of your official leadership positions (e.g., department chair, board member, club officer, advisory group, teacher association representative),
    • an example of when you formally shared your work in the teaching community, and
    • how you plan to promote public health in the teaching community.
  • Identify one person to write a letter of recommendation on your behalf.