About Fellowships and Training Opportunities

Key points

  • Learn about the diverse fellowship, internship, training, and volunteer opportunities offered by CDC for students and professionals.
  • Gain valuable experience and find exciting career paths through many of these opportunities.
PMR/F learners work in a service learning environment to better understand how to efficiently address major population health issues. Washington, DC (2016)

Opportunities & Updates

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CDC offers applied learning experiences across the education continuum and across many public health science topic areas.

Short-Term Opportunities

Full-Time Fellowships (1-2 Years)

Work Experience Opportunities

CDC offers several professional development programs for a variety of disciplines, including teachers, training developers, public health professionals. Learn more.

Training & Education

CDC offers a variety of training and continuing education opportunities for public health, healthcare, and other audiences. Learn more.

We also offer public health STEM activities for students, teachers, and professionals. Learn how the academic disciplines of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) form a foundation for public health.

Host Sites

CDC fellows and interns provide valuable service and support to CDC and state, tribal, local, and territorial public health organizations. Our fellows have diverse skills that lend to increased public health capacity. Programs interested in hosting a fellow can learn more.

Diversity and Health Equity

Public health benefits from a diverse workforce. CDC is committed to advancing diversity, promoting health equity, and eliminating health disparities. We encourage interest in public health among all people who represent the communities we serve.

Opportunities related to diversity and health equity are highlighted here. The opportunities are also organized within the short-term internships and full-time fellowships sections. Learn more.


For questions, please contact us directly at fellowships@cdc.gov.