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Please read the required application materials carefully.

Applications will only be accepted electronically. If you are not able to submit your application electronically, please contact EHInternship@cdc.gov to tell us about your situation.

IMPORTANT: Include your email address in the subject line (with no other characters next to it other than a blank space) of all application materials submitted, including your letters of recommendation; this is your unique identifier.

Please remind the individuals writing your letters of recommendation to also include your email address (with no other characters next to it other than a blank space) in the subject line when submitting their recommendations on your behalf.

  • Application: Word [56 KB] | PDF [263 KB].
  • Current resume or CV.
  • Unofficial transcript or grade report. (An official transcript is required on acceptance into the program.)
  • Two letters of recommendation (at least one must be from a faculty member): Word [50 KB] | PDF [74 KB].
  • Essay 1: Describe one important environmental public health issue that interests you, and discuss how your coursework reflects this interest. (Typed; 1,000-word suggested length. Please put your name at the top and in the file name.)
  • Essay 2: What makes you a strong candidate for this internship program? Include extracurricular activities, leadership activities, awards and honors, travel, and past internships or fellowships. (Typed; 1,000-word suggested length. Please put your name at the top and in the file name.)
  • All finalists will be interviewed by telephone.
  • Demographic information form (optional): Word [26 KB] | PDF [79 KB]
  • Send all application materials to ehinternship@cdc.gov

2014 Timeline

  • Application deadline: Wednesday, February 12, 2014.
  • Notification of selection status: Friday, February 28, 2014.
  • Acceptance and initiation of paperwork: Friday, March 7, 2014.
  • Internship: Wednesday, June 11, to Friday, August 15, 2014.

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