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Episode #1: Introduction and Welcome

Updated: Apr 15


In this episode, an introduction and welcome to the online community is extended to everyone. The purpose of the community is explained along with how the whole idea was developed and what has been accomplished so far. The many benefits of podcasting are explored, as well as the focus and format of this podcast show specifically. If you haven’t done so already, please visit the community page of the website and join the community, where you can participate in the discussions that are centered around strategies for successful entry and transition into public health epidemiology careers.


The following is a brief outline of what is covered in this episode.

Introduction and Welcome

How the idea for an online community was formed

  • The need for career planning

  • Challenges that multi-tasking graduate students face


What has been accomplished so far and is in process now

  • Website and community has been set up.

  • Connect with me on social media

  • Podcast


The many benefits of podcasts

  • You can listen during commute

  • You can listen while exercising

  • Targeted information presented for a specific audience

  • Better connection to the show host, compared to written content

  • Sometimes more convenient than video

  • You can subscribe and automatically receive new episodes


The Podcast format

  • New episode every week

  • Topics to be explored

  • Episodes will be a coaching format

  • Some episodes will interview a guest to discuss a topic

  • Each episode will have show notes available


Subscribe to the podcast in iTunes, Stitcher, Spotify, and other platforms.

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