Interested in Public Health?
|Topic||Description||Open To||Length/Salary||Application Period|
|Nursing||*AACN-CDC Fellowshipexternal icon
Fellows learn in the area of population health and gain hands-on experiences at the community level to enhance their preparation for professional practice.
|Nurses with master’s degree or doctoral degree||1 Year, paid||February|
|Bioinformatics||APHL-CDC Bioinformatics Fellowshipexternal icon
Fellows apply their skills to a range of important and emerging public health problems, while gaining experience in their fields (metagenomics, algorithm/software development, microbial genomics, or other research area).
|Master’s degree or doctoral degree in bioinformatics or a related discipline||1 Year, paid||November to February|
|Laboratory||APHL-CDC Infectious Diseases Laboratory Fellowship Programexternal icon
Fellows train for careers in public health laboratories and support public health initiatives related to infectious disease research.
|Master’s degree||1 Year, paid||APHL is not currently accepting applications for this program. Please check back in the fall of 2019 for information on the 2020 program.|
|*ASPPH/CDC Public Health Fellowship Programexternal icon
Training and experience in public health and prevention practice, informatics, and policy.
|Those with a MPH or doctoral degree prior to the beginning of the fellowship||1-2 Years, paid||February|
|Epidemiology||CDC/CSTE Applied Epidemiology Fellowship Programexternal icon
Rigorous on-the-job training in applied epidemiology and public health at a state or local health agency.
|Master’s or doctoral degree in epidemiology or related field||2 Years, paid||October to January|
|Evaluation||CDC Evaluation Fellowship
Fellows work under the leadership of CDC’s Chief Evaluation Officer expand the capacity of CDC to conduct evaluation and demonstrate the impact of our work.
|Master’s degree or doctoral degree||2 Years, paid||February to April|
|Evaluation||CDC Knowledge Translation and Implementation Science Fellowshipexternal icon
Fellows learn about best practices related to knowledge translation and development of products using health communications best practice principles.
|Master’s or doctoral degree in relevant field||1 Years, paid||Varies|
|Epidemiology||Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) EIS officers serve on the front lines of public health protecting Americans and the global community as “boots on the ground” epidemiologists. CDC’s EIS officers respond to outbreaks of diseases and urgent public health threats by identifying the cause, rapidly implementing control measures, and collecting evidence to recommend how to prevent similar events in the future.||Physicians, veterinarians, doctoral-level scientists, and allied healthcare professionals.||2 Years, paid||March to May|
|General Interest||*ORISE CDC Research Opportunitiesexternal icon
Education experience to create expertise, information, and tools that people and communities need to protect their health.
|Undergraduate; graduate; post-master’s; doctoral; postdoctoral||Varies, paid||Varies|
|Global Health||Public Health Institute/CDC Global Public Health Fellowship Programexternal icon
The fellowship offers training and experience in the field of global public health. Fellows work in CDC offices in the U.S. and abroad. Areas of focus are program management, epidemiology, surveillance, monitoring & evaluation, strategic information, and HIV/AIDS prevention.
|Recent graduates with a MPH or doctoral degree prior to the beginning of the fellowship||1-3 Years, paid||December to January|
|Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Program
Leadership experience focused on interactive trainings and challenging work assignments administered by the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM).
|Recent graduates with master’s, law, or doctoral degrees||2 Years, paid||October|
|Preventive Medicine||Preventive Medicine Fellowship (PMR/F)
Fellows promote leadership, integrating knowledge and skills of medicine and other clinical professions with population health.
|Physicians who do not meet eligibility criteria for PMR and veterinarians or nurses with a Masters in Public Health or equivalent degree||1 Year, paid||July|
|General Interest||Public Health Associate Program (PHAP)
Two year, field-based training program for early career public health professionals with little or no public health work experience who are interested in frontline public health practice.
|Graduates with a minimum of a four-year degree from an accredited college or university, within 2 years of graduation. Be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident, or U.S. national.||2 Years, paid||Five-day period in January|
|Informatics||Public Health Informatics Fellowship Program (PHIFP)
Opportunities to apply computer and information science to help solve public health problems.
|Master’s or doctoral degree students||2 Years, paid||August to November|
|SOPHE/CDC Student Fellowship in Injury Prevention and Controlexternal icon Students are empowered to recognize practice-based projects and prevention of unintentional injuries from the perspective of health education or behavioral sciences.||Master’s or doctoral degree students majoring in health education, health promotion, behavioral sciences or a related field.||1 Year, paid||February to May|
*Denotes fellowships offered in partnership with CDC
Page last reviewed: January 28, 2020