News & Career Advice

Looking for global health jobs? Get a strong elevator pitch!

How to Create Your Personal Elevator Pitch Want to get published on ThriveHire’s global platform? 5-minute read You’re at a networking event and see an employer you’d love to work with. Your first instinct is to introduce yourself. But then you turn to your right and notice there are around 10 other people just like […]

5 practical tips for (actually) unwinding on vacation

5 Practical Tips for (Actually) Unwinding on Vacation Want to get published on ThriveHire’s global platform? 3-minute read So you’re finally going on that bucket-list trip to Morocco, or managed to sneak away for a college friend’s wedding in Italy! In the fast-paced life of Global Health, startups and international development, every minute of R&R […]

Innovation from unexpected places: How Uganda is pioneering hydrocephalus treatment surgery

Innovation from unexpected places: How Uganda is pioneering hydrocephalus treatment surgery Want to get published on ThriveHire’s global platform? 3-minute read Global health is a field characterized by innovation.  While new advancements are happening everywhere, we seem to hear mainly about those occurring in resource-rich countries. However, the reality is that innovation is not limited […]

Getting Your Global Health Career Started Somewhere

Getting Your Global Health Career Started Somewhere! 3-minute read Are you a student or young professional looking to pursue a career in Global Health? Do you know where you want to land in your career, but not sure how to get there? It’s no secret that Global Health is a competitive and niche market that, […]

Student travel bursary for BC course on Global Health principles

The CCGHR is proud to announce a multi-institutional hybrid course built on the CCGHR Principles for Global Health Research open to universities in BC, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba through the Western Deans Agreement. The Practical Knowledge and Skills for Working in Global Health course (SPPH 581K DL) will be offered from May 6 to June 20, 2019 as part of the […]

“There’s always going to be risk, but it’s about going about things authentically” Learning How to Plan Your Next Career Move, with Victoria Haldane

Learning How to Plan Your Next Career Move, with Victoria Haldane 6-minute read Victoria Haldane is a PhD student at the University of Toronto’s Institute of Health Policy, Management & Evaluation. In her work, she’s exploring how patients engage in health services, and how health services can be made more accessible to the people who […]

5 Ways to Ace an Informational Interview

5 Ways to Ace an Informational Interview 3-minute read Did you recently meet someone at a Global Health career networking event whose work interested you? Were you inspired by their career path and wanted to learn more? If so, what should be the next step? How can you convert that conversation into a professional connection? […]

Working Towards Global Food Security: How Najma Moumin is Building a Career in Global Health Research and Food Security

How Najma Moumin is Building a Career in Global Health Research and Food Security 4-minute read It’s important to consider the role of agriculture in food security because of the various ways it’s connected to Global Health. For example, when agricultural production is impacted by extreme weather events, it jeopardizes subsistence farmers’ access to food. […]