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CDC Jobs Overseas: Students or Recent Graduates

Current High School, Undergraduate, and Graduate Students

CDC does not send current high school, undergraduate, or graduate students on international assignments; however, CDC does have domestic opportunities. Students can gain CDC experience domestically through summer jobs, internships, and work study programs. All programs are competitive and offer benefits for students' career development.

Information on Student Educational Employment Programs, Student Summer Employment Program, and a Work Study Program can be found here.

To visit websites of CDC global health programs that have positions overseas click here.

CDC partners with other organizations to provide international experience for current upperclassman in Medical or Veterinary school and recent MPH or Doctoral graduates. In neither case are participants employees of CDC.

Current Medical or Veterinary Students

CDC-Hubert Global Health Fellowship

The fellowship provides an opportunity for third- and fourth-year medical and veterinary students to gain public health experience in an international setting.

Recent Masters or Doctoral Graduates

The ASPH/CDC Allan Rosenfield Global Health Fellowship Program

The fellowship provides international training opportunities for recent graduates of ASPH member accredited schools of public health (MPH and Doctoral level). Early career professionals with graduate degrees from ASPH member schools of public health are also eligible to apply.

Domestic Fellowships

The CDC has many domestic fellowship opportunities for your consideration. The Office of Workforce and Career Development offers a comprehensive list of fellowship opportunities.
A general overview of fellowship opportunities is available.

Student Career Employment Opportunities

4Student educational employment opportunities include the Student Careers Employment Program (SCEP), the Student Temporary Employment Program (STEP).

The Federal Student Educational Employment

Federal employment opportunities are offered to students who are enrolled or accepted for enrollment as degree seeking students taking at least a half-time academic, technical, or vocational course load in an accredited high school, technical, vocational, 2 or 4 year college or university, graduate or professional school.

The Federal Career Intern Program (FCIP)

The Federal Career Intern Program is designed to help agencies recruit and attract exceptional individuals into a variety of occupations. It is intended for positions at grade levels GS-5, 7, and 9. In general, individuals are appointed to a 2-year internship. Upon successful completion of the internships, the interns may be eligible for permanent placement within an agency. Individuals interested in Career Intern opportunities must contact specific agencies directly. The Office of Personnel Management will not be the central source for career intern opportunities.

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