CSELS Career Opportunities

Our most critical asset is a strong, healthy, and diverse workforce. CDC’s Center for Surveillance, Epidemiology, and Laboratory Services (CSELS) is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse, expert workforce to strengthen and modernize the public health infrastructure of the United States. Join our exceptional team to help create a modern, resilient, and interconnected public health infrastructure that protects the health of every American community. See current career opportunities below and often for new listings.

This information is provided by USAJOBS.gov.

Pushing Public Health Forward

CSELS is a collection of more than 30 programs that form the foundation for the nation’s public health infrastructure. In order to carry out this vital work CSELS programs require a variety of expertise including jobs in public health, research, data science, information technology, public policy, data management, communications, and more.

Our divisions and offices cover a wide variety of topic areas, but are united in their work to support the public health infrastructure of the United States. CSELS’ Office of the Director offers cross-cutting services to support the divisions and is home to the “voice of CDC,” Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR). Learn more about our divisions work below:

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Current opportunities can also be found through the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE).

Fellowships

Fellowships are a great way to learn more about public health, make connections, and gain valuable experience. CDC offers a variety of fellowships, internships, and volunteer opportunities through CSELS’ Division of Scientific Education and Workforce Development. There are opportunities for every experience level, and new opportunities are added often.

See Yourself in CSELS

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We believe that diversity is our strength. We embrace inclusion, diversity, equity and accessibility as our preeminent core value. We strive to cultivate an equitable environment that welcomes and celebrates our differences. We are committed to implementing policies, procedures, and practices that allow all employees to feel supported in their career, personal growth, and well-being.

Our commitment to inclusion, diversity, equity, and accessibility starts with our employees. Join us in shaping and advancing our commitment.

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How to Apply

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Assistance is Available

If you need assistance in the application or hiring process to accommodate a disability, contact the CDC Human Resources Office at 770-488-1725 or HRCS@cdc.gov.

Page last reviewed: June 10, 2022