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PUBLIC HEALTH CONSULTANT: Tweeting Public Health Information

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Mindy is a public health consultant. Her job entails using new media to communicate HIV/AIDS information to the general public and the federal government. A lot of this is done through twitter, facebook, and a blog that she writes. She studied journalism and mass communications in university, and is now applying that knowledge to the public health field.

Degree: Journalism - Mass Communication
Job Title: Public Health Consultant

Job Summary: Health Educators

Job Description

Health educators teach people about behaviors that promote wellness. They develop programs and materials to encourage people to make healthy decisions.

On-the-Job Training

None

Certification Requirement
Required by the Certified Health Education Specialists

Quick Facts

Average salary
Average salary
National Statistic Change Location
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$25,000 - $85,000
Projected job growth
Projected Job Growth
30 to 40 percent
Typical schedule
Typical schedule
Full-time, Irregular
Typical workplace
Typical workplace
Office, Travel, Indoor
Personal qualities
Personal Qualities
Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Written communication skills, Verbal communication skills, Teamwork, People skills, Public speaking ability, Empathy, Organizational skills

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m='18790'>at</span> <span m='18870'>least</span> <span m='19110'>in</span> <span m='19170'>public</span> <span m='19470'>health,</span> <span m='19730'>sometimes</span> <span m='20080'>hospitals</span> <span m='20830'>and</span> <span m='20920'>health</span> <span m='21220'>centers</span> <span m='22460'>need</span> <span m='24150'>extra</span> <span m='24650'>work</span> <span m='25280'>capacity</span> <span m='25800'>that</span> <span m='26050'>maybe</span> <span m='26320'>they</span> <span m='26470'>can't</span> <span m='26750'>do</span> <span m='26910'>themselves.</span> <span m='27190'>And</span> <span m='27470'>so</span> <span m='27870'>oftentimes</span> <span m='28450'>they</span> <span m='28650'>hire</span> <span m='30100'>contractors</span> <span m='30640'>or</span> <span m='30800'>consultants</span> <span m='31470'>to</span> <span m='32150'>do</span> <span m='32310'>certain</span> <span m='32580'>projects</span> <span m='33090'>for</span> <span m='33220'>them.</span> <span m='34140'>So</span> <span m='34600'>in</span> <span m='34720'>my</span> <span m='34860'>case,</span> <span m='35930'>in</span> <span m='36020'>the</span> <span m='36100'>world</span> <span m='36370'>of</span> <span m='36680'>public</span> <span m='37020'>health,</span> <span m='37340'>my</span> <span m='37470'>company</span> <span m='38270'>does</span> <span m='38490'>all</span> <span m='38750'>health-related</span> <span m='40190'>projects,</span> <span m='40780'>we</span> <span m='40920'>call</span> <span m='41130'>them,</span> <span m='42380'>for</span> <span m='43360'>the</span> <span m='43490'>federal</span> <span m='43850'>government,</span> <span m='44460'>for</span> <span m='44880'>state and</span> <span m='45110'>local</span> <span m='45460'>government,</span> <span m='45930'>as</span> <span m='46130'>well</span> <span m='46380'>as</span> <span m='47090'>hospitals</span> <span m='47320'>and</span> <span m='47610'>health</span> <span m='48090'>centers.</span> </p><p><span m='49610'>I</span> <span m='49700'>do</span> <span m='49950'>and I</span> <span m='50110'>don't</span> <span m='50400'>have</span> <span m='50680'>a</span> <span m='50780'>typical</span> <span m='51150'>day.</span> <span m='51970'>I</span> <span m='52040'>would</span> <span m='52300'>say</span> <span m='52810'>on</span> <span m='53010'>a</span> <span m='53050'>typical</span> <span m='53420'>day</span> <span m='53740'>I am</span> <span m='54000'>in</span> <span m='54070'>the</span> <span m='54170'>office.</span> <span m='54710'>I'm</span> <span m='54890'>able</span> <span m='55120'>to</span> <span m='55220'>do</span> <span m='55520'>everything</span> <span m='56030'>from</span> <span m='56910'>the</span> <span m='57220'>computer.</span> <span m='57750'>So</span> <span m='58025'>my</span> <span m='58390'>company</span> <span m='58740'>actually</span> <span m='59090'>has</span> <span m='59360'>offices</span> <span m='59920'>in</span> <span m='60060'>multiple</span> <span m='60470'>cities,</span> <span m='60990'>so</span> <span m='61480'>we</span> <span m='61640'>correspond</span> <span m='62450'>via</span> <span m='62960'>email,</span> <span m='63500'>via</span> <span m='63710'>phone,</span> <span m='64330'>sometimes</span> <span m='64709'>video</span> <span m='65030'>conferencing,</span> <span m='66460'>instant</span> <span m='66980'>messaging</span> <span m='67410'>even,</span> <span m='67870'>to stay</span> <span m='68220'>in</span> <span m='68350'>touch</span> <span m='68680'>during</span> <span m='69060'>the</span> <span m='69160'>day.</span> </p><p><span m='70800'>My</span> <span m='70960'>job</span> <span m='71330'>specifically</span> <span m='71880'>is</span> <span m='72090'>around</span> <span m='73190'>using</span> <span m='74140'>new</span> <span m='74410'>media,</span> <span m='74920'>social</span> <span m='75190'>media,</span> <span m='76080'>to</span> <span m='76300'>communicate</span> <span m='77100'>with</span> <span m='78050'>the</span> <span m='78220'>general</span> <span m='78520'>public</span> <span m='78890'>and</span> <span m='79000'>the</span> <span m='79070'>federal</span> <span m='79420'>government</span> <span m='80260'>about</span> <span m='80760'>HIV/AIDS</span> <span m='81520'>information.</span> <span m='81885'>And</span> <span m='82250'>so</span> <span m='83600'>I</span> <span m='83670'>do</span> <span m='83840'>a</span> <span m='83870'>lot</span> <span m='84030'>of</span> <span m='84160'>tweeting,</span> <span m='84630'>and</span> <span m='84760'>Facebooking.</span> <span m='85530'>And</span> <span m='86430'>a</span> <span m='86510'>lot</span> <span m='86670'>of</span> <span m='86840'>writing</span> <span m='87210'>and editing</span> <span m='87640'>working</span> <span m='87940'>on</span> <span m='88050'>a</span> <span m='88100'>blog</span> <span m='89180'>in</span> <span m='89300'>front</span> <span m='89450'>of</span> <span m='89490'>the</span> <span m='89590'>computer</span> <span m='89970'>to</span> <span m='90070'>get</span> <span m='90350'>that</span> <span m='90500'>information</span> <span m='90765'>out</span> <span m='91030'>to people.</span> </p><p><span m='92600'>So</span> <span m='93420'>I</span> <span m='93520'>didn't</span> <span m='93950'>really</span> <span m='94220'>have</span> <span m='94610'>a</span> <span m='94750'>direct</span> <span m='95220'>path</span> <span m='95670'>into</span> <span m='96340'>doing</span> <span m='96670'>what</span> <span m='96810'>I</span> <span m='97200'>do.</span> <span m='97500'>I</span> <span m='97630'>am</span> <span m='97890'>24-years-old,</span> <span m='99050'>so</span> <span m='99510'>I</span> <span m='99830'>graduated</span> <span m='100350'>college</span> <span m='100710'>about</span> <span m='100960'>three</span> <span m='101140'>years</span> <span m='101370'>ago.</span> <span m='102460'>And</span> <span m='102910'>when</span> <span m='103040'>I</span> <span m='103110'>was</span> <span m='103350'>in</span> <span m='103640'>high school,</span> <span m='103770'>I</span> <span m='103880'>actually</span> <span m='104840'>worked</span> <span m='105110'>on</span> <span m='105200'>my</span> <span m='105320'>high school</span> <span m='105760'>yearbook</span> <span m='106950'>where I</span> <span m='107280'>did</span> <span m='107560'>some</span> <span m='107780'>writing</span> <span m='108310'>and</span> <span m='108430'>did</span> <span m='108600'>a</span> <span m='108660'>lot</span> <span m='108820'>of</span> <span m='108920'>graphic</span> <span m='109290'>design</span> <span m='109830'>which</span> <span m='110130'>I</span> <span m='110290'>actually</span> <span m='110920'>then</span> <span m='111690'>continued</span> <span m='112280'>in</span> <span m='112600'>college.</span> <span m='113130'>I</span> <span m='113520'>majored</span> <span m='113910'>in</span> <span m='114080'>journalism</span> <span m='114650'>and</span> <span m='114730'>mass</span> <span m='114980'>communication,</span> <span m='115365'>so</span> <span m='116040'>I</span> <span m='116220'>continued</span> <span m='116670'>to</span> <span m='117510'>use</span> <span m='118070'>those</span> <span m='118270'>skills.</span> </p><p><span m='118690'>But</span> <span m='118880'>then</span> <span m='119090'>also</span> <span m='119410'>while I</span> <span m='119860'>was in</span> <span m='119970'>college,</span> <span m='120640'>I</span> <span m='121180'>had</span> <span m='121460'>a few</span> <span m='121570'>opportunities</span> <span m='121915'>that</span> <span m='122670'>brought</span> <span m='122790'>me</span> <span m='123110'>to</span> <span m='123300'>the</span> <span m='123390'>world</span> <span m='123690'>of</span> <span m='123820'>public</span> <span m='124410'>health.</span> <span m='125190'>And</span> <span m='125450'>I</span> <span m='125560'>decided</span> <span m='126550'>that</span> <span m='126840'>I</span> <span m='127020'>wanted</span> <span m='127240'>to</span> <span m='127320'>look</span> <span m='127530'>for</span> <span m='127750'>a</span> <span m='127830'>job</span> <span m='128139'>in</span> <span m='128259'>public</span> <span m='128580'>health.</span> <span m='128840'>And</span> <span m='128970'>so</span> <span m='129090'>my</span> <span m='129259'>job</span> <span m='129539'>now</span> <span m='129770'>is</span> <span m='130800'>actually</span> <span m='131160'>a</span> <span m='132000'>combination</span> <span m='132520'>of</span> <span m='132860'>those</span> <span m='133300'>journalism</span> <span m='133880'>skills</span> <span m='134400'>in</span> <span m='134590'>the</span> <span m='134670'>public</span> <span m='135040'>health</span> <span m='135690'>world,</span> <span m='136250'>but</span> <span m='136580'>I'm</span> <span m='136760'>still</span> <span m='137040'>using</span> <span m='137380'>the</span> <span m='137490'>same</span> <span m='137720'>software</span> <span m='138200'>that</span> <span m='138460'>I</span> <span m='138720'>used on</span> <span m='139170'>my</span> <span m='139445'>high school</span> <span m='139720'>yearbook,</span> <span m='141266'>so</span> <span m='142350'>everything</span> <span m='142760'>kind</span> <span m='142940'>of</span> <span m='143010'>builds</span> <span m='143730'>upon</span> <span m='143930'>itself.</span> </p><p><span m='144400'>And</span> <span m='144880'>had</span> <span m='145000'>you</span> <span m='145090'>asked</span> <span m='145160'>me in</span> <span m='145590'>high school</span> <span m='145900'>if</span> <span m='146210'>I</span> <span m='146475'>would</span> <span m='146740'>be</span> <span m='147370'>doing</span> <span m='147690'>what</span> <span m='147890'>I</span> <span m='148020'>was</span> <span m='148310'>doing,</span> <span m='148660'>I</span> <span m='150140'>would</span> <span m='150290'>have</span> <span m='150490'>no</span> <span m='150650'>idea.</span> <span m='150960'>I didn't</span> <span m='151190'>know what</span> <span m='151360'>public</span> <span m='151590'>health</span> <span m='151960'>was</span> <span m='152700'>until</span> <span m='153120'>I</span> <span m='153960'>was</span> <span m='154190'>in</span> <span m='154420'>college.</span> <span m='154690'>So</span> <span m='156740'>don't</span> <span m='156890'>be</span> <span m='157090'>worried,</span> <span m='157790'>you'll</span> <span m='157930'>find</span> <span m='158950'>your</span> <span m='159080'>path.</span> </p><p><span m='160830'>Follow</span> <span m='161320'>what</span> <span m='161480'>it</span> <span m='161630'>is</span> <span m='161820'>that</span> <span m='161930'>you're</span> <span m='162050'>interested</span> <span m='162580'>in</span> <span m='162720'>and what</span> <span m='163030'>you're</span> <span m='163650'>passionate</span> <span m='164070'>about,</span> <span m='164350'>and</span> <span m='164420'>you can</span> <span m='164640'>probably</span> <span m='165580'>these</span> <span m='165840'>days</span> <span m='166130'>turn</span> <span m='166410'>it into</span> <span m='167850'>a</span> <span m='167950'>career.</span> <span m='168650'>I</span> <span m='168760'>think</span> <span m='169035'>you can</span> <span m='169310'>also</span> <span m='170420'>combine</span> <span m='171870'>a</span> <span m='171970'>lot</span> <span m='172150'>of</span> <span m='172260'>interests</span> <span m='172710'>and</span> <span m='172820'>find</span> <span m='173080'>something</span> <span m='173410'>out</span> <span m='173620'>there</span> <span m='173840'>that</span> <span m='174650'>matches</span> <span m='176650'>anything</span> <span m='177050'>that</span> <span m='177200'>you're</span> <span m='177540'>interested</span> <span m='178010'>in.</span> <span m='178200'>Don't</span> <span m='178450'>think</span> <span m='178690'>too</span> <span m='178810'>hard</span> <span m='178990'>about</span> <span m='179220'>it.</span> <span m='179280'>I</span> <span m='179340'>think</span> <span m='179570'>things</span> <span m='179830'>will</span> <span m='180460'>fall</span> <span m='180810'>into</span> <span m='181040'>place.</span> </p>","file":{"id":208186,"video_id":"2708226046001","name":"63684259","duration":182100,"thumbnail_url":null}});