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Career Development Opportunities

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CDC Director, Dr. Thomas Frieden, meets with members of the 2012 Dr. James A. Ferguson Emerging Infectious Diseases Fellowship class in Atlanta, Georgia. Danya Carroll (fourth from right), who is White Mountain Apache and Diné (Navajo), participated in the fellowship program.

CDC/ATSDR Opportunities

These include fellowships, internships, postdoctoral opportunities, and others, from both CDC/ATSDR and partners.

  • Public Health Associate Program
    The Public Health Associate Program (PHAP) is a competitive, two-year CDC training program. A PHAP associate is assigned to a state, tribal, local, or territorial public health agency and works collaboratively with local public health professionals. After completing the program, PHAP graduates will be qualified for jobs with federal, state, tribal, local, and territorial public health agencies.
  • Office of Minority Health and Health Equity Internships
    The Office of Minority Health and Health Equity supports internship opportunities for qualified undergraduate students to gain significant experience in a public health setting. Whether you are looking for a summer internship or a year-long fellowship, these programs provide valuable exposure to a wide range of public health opportunities.
  • Other CDC/ATSDR Fellowship and Career Development Programs
    Additional career development opportunities are available across CDC and ATSDR for both current students and those who already have a college degree, including the Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS), Public Health Informatics Fellowship Program, CDC Steven M. Teutsch Prevention Effectiveness Fellowship, and many others.

Partner Career Development Opportunities

The National Indian Health Board (NIHB) is hiring a Tribal Health Reform Policy and Program Associate. More information is available through the NIHB Career Opportunities website.

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