Public & Nonprofit Sectors

We encourage you to review the resources in this section as you explore the wide variety of career paths available to those with interests in working in public and nonprofit sectors. Below, you’ll find sample employers and positions held by Friedman alumni who share these interests. Schedule an appointment with a career advisor to discuss options and strategies for moving forward toward your goals.

Sample Employers & Career Paths

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) EIS Officer
Community Servings Dev. Operations & Database Manager
Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Biostatistician / Epidemiologist
Mount Sinai Data Analyst
National Institute of Public Health Head of Department, Nutritional Epidemiology
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Senior Epidemiologist
Washington Department of Health Data Analyst

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