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Last Reviewed: Dec. 1, 2010
Last Modified: Dec. 1, 2010
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Highlights in Minority Health
December, 2010
 
Student Training Opportunities
 

TIME TO START THINKING ABOUT A 2011 INTERNSHIP!

orange square Minority Health Workforce Training Opportunities
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The programs below are designed to encourage under-represented minorities to consider pursuing careers in the public health sciences and the Federal government.  We encourage all such students to consider applying to programs for which they are eligible.

Note: These are just a few highlights of the available training opportunities, please see more comprehensive listings at 
OMHD's Minority Health Workforce Training Opportunities, and
CDC's Public Health Training Fellowships
 

red arrow Dr. James A Ferguson Emerging Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program External Web Site Policy
The Ferguson Fellowship Program is an eight-week summer program designed to expose minority and disadvantaged medical, veterinary, pharmacy, and other allied health, public health, and graduate students to various research and prevention opportunities. The Ferguson Fellowship is a program of the National Center for Preparedness, Detection, and Control of Infectious Diseases (NCPDCID) of CDC, carried out in collaboration with the Association of Minority Health Professions Schools (AMHPS).
Applications will be Due in early February, 2011.
red arrow Project IMHOTEP: Summer Research Internship Program External Web Site Policy
An 11-week PHSI internship program designed to increase the knowledge and skills of undergraduate (juniors, seniors, and recent graduates) students in biostatistics, epidemiology, occupational safety and health, or the health sciences. It provides participants with intensive research and data analysis experience with experts at CDC and other agencies and academic institutions such as Carnegie Mellon University. This program is a collaborative effort between the CDC and Morehouse College.
Application.
Application process closes January 31, 2011
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Kennedy Kreiger Institute (KKI) Research Initiatives for Student Enhancement (RISE) External Web Site Policy
RISE is a CDC-funded program designed to promote professional development, research, education, and training for racial and ethnic minority graduate, nursing, post-baccalaureate, and medical students who are interested in pursuing research experiences in the field of public health. Students will have the opportunity to engage in mentored research experiences with faculty at Kennedy Krieger Institute, Johns Hopkins University (JHU) Bloomberg School of Public Health, and Johns Hopkins School of Medicine focusing on public health issues related to children and their caregivers.
Applications for 2011 will become available soon and will be
Due in mid February, 2011.

red arrow Hispanic-Serving Health Professions Schools, Inc. (HSHPS) / CDC Internship Program External Web Site Policy
This Nine-week paid Internship Program will provide the opportunity for medical students to work at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and to gain knowledge about the Federal government careers and skills related to prevention research, surveillance, public health policy and program development. Through this internship, students will have the opportunity to develop their awareness and skills for future careers in public health, focused on Hispanic health.
Applications for 2011 will become available in December, 2010.
red arrow HSHPS / CDC Fellowship Program External Web Site Policy
This intensive six-month paid traineeship places students and recent graduates at the CDC Headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia . The program provides each fellow with an increased understanding of public health and is intended for individuals who are able to commit to a six-month placement and are interested in pursuing a full-time position at the CDC or one of the other agencies under the Department of Health and Human Services.
Applications for 2011  will become Available in December, 2010.
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There are many other opportunities available.
Please click below to learn more:

red triangle Minority Health Workforce Training Opportunities
from CDC's Office of Minority Health & Health Disparities (OMHD)
This listing gives the title, a brief summary and a link to further information on both OMHD Sponsored, CDC, and Other Training Opportunities.
red triangle CDC's Public Health Training Fellowships
from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
This listing gives information on and links to a variety of programs including Student Internships & Fellowships, Career Training Fellowships, and Post-Doctoral Research Fellowships.
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from CDC
This listing gives information on and links to a variety of public health learning products in various media formats.
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from CDC
This listing gives information on and links to a variety of public health
student jobs, internships, and career development programs.
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from CDC
This listing gives information on and links to a variety of public health
career and training opportunities.
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from ATSDR
This listing gives information on and links to a variety of learning programs for medical and public health providors, health assessors, and others.
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