See a Better Future

We want visionary thinkers and dogged doers. With your training at Michigan Public Health, you will enter the world prepared to meet the challenges of a shifting landscape and to anticipate where new challenges might arise. Our alumni network is one of our greatest strengths, stretching across Michigan and the globe, with leaders in every field.

Our Michigan Public Health Careers Office is focused on bridging the gap between your training in school and your professional aspirations. We will help you tell your story to potential employers. We also work closely with recruiters from leading public health organizations to assist you in forging your future.

Prospective Students

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Current Students

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Recent Grads

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Employer/ Alumni

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Apply to jobs, internships, and fellowships in the Michigan Public Health Careers Portal. Browse career opportunities posted within the last ten days on the Michigan Public Health Careers Portal Opportunity Feed:

Our graduate level students specialize in their fields, with unique career placement dependent on their field of study. Learn more about the jobs our alumni currently hold and average salary data.

Meet the Careers Team

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Ari Renda

Ari Renda, PhD: Career Services Associate Director

Ari leads the strategic direction of the Careers Office. They meet with SPH students, alumni, and employers; oversee program development; and facilitate career-related workshops and presentations. 

Ari has 8+ years of experience in career services and higher education and is trained in career development, wellness coaching, mental health first aid, and trauma-informed pedagogy. Ari’s goal for career services is to create inclusive and affirming environments where students experience holistic support throughout their career exploration and development process. (

Stefani AndersonStefani Anderson, M.Ed: Career Services Coordinator 

Stefani serves as Career Services Coordinator, meeting 1:1 with students, facilitating workshops, supporting student staff, and drawing insights from alumni and internship data.

Stefani is passionate about supporting students and loves equipping them with the tools and resources needed to advocate for themselves in their careers and beyond. She loves working with students who are eager to help others through public health to build fulfilling careers. (

Maddie Houston

Madeline Houston, M.P.A.: Career Services Coordinator

Maddie collaborates with SPH students through individual, group coaching, and workshops on career development topics to support professional success.

Maddie has over four years of college and career access experience. Through earning her Master's in Public affairs, various nonprofit and government roles, she has a passion and understanding for connecting students to public serving careers. She is driven to help each student craft their professional journey and find tangible next steps. (