Public Health Professionals

Interested in Enhancing Your Public Health Career?

If you have already started your career and are interested in gaining knowledge and skills related to public health or public health science, we offer several work experience and training opportunities.

Topic Description Open To Length/Salary Application Period
E-learning *The CDC E-learning Institute (ELI) is an online fellowship designed to cultivate skills of public health training professionals with limited experience designing or developing e-learning products. ELI offers access to CDC-developed materials and subject matter experts, as well as the opportunity to learn from peers in a positive, experiential environment. Public health professionals and university or hospital teaching professionals who are involved in public health and responsible for developing training products 6 Months, unpaid September/October
Policy CDC Policy Academy. Offers thorough, structured, competency-based training focused on core policy and related skills such as policy analysis, policy evaluation, systems thinking, and translation. CDC full-time employees, GS 11-14 (all job series are considered) 8 Months, Paid for Atlanta-based participants Applications due March 15 annually. Contact Scott Miller at ajq1@cdc.gov or 404-639-5948
Laboratory Environmental Health Traineeship Program
Opportunities for hands on laboratory experiences focusing on technologies practices that benefit environmental public health.
Current full-time employees of APHL-member public health laboratories nominated by their laboratory director 2-6 Weeks Varies
Management/
Leadership
Population Health Training in Place Program
Designed to strengthen the population health competencies of the public health workforce in the areas of program management and evaluation, policy development and analysis, and community health
Physicians and doctoral-level full time staff at CDC and other institutions 1 Year Mid-January to Late-February
To apply, send an email to ph-tipp@cdc.gov
Emergency Response Public Health Emergency Management Fellowship (PHEM)
Fellows gain an understanding of the structure of a public health emergency management program and an understanding of how to manage and operate a public health Emergency Operations Center during steady state and in a response.
Master’s (MPH), doctorate (MD or PhD), or equivalent in public health or a related field
(only international students selected by their Ministry of Health may apply)
4 Months Contact: Karen Ossorio
Country Support Team Lead
Global Emergency Management Capacity Development Branch (proposed) Division of Emergency Operations
OPHPR, CDC
Kcu7@cdc.gov
404-281-4298
Management/Leadership Science Rotations in the CDC Office of Science. Supports professional development of CDC scientists pursuing a career track in the field of science leadership, management, and policy. CDC full-time employees in job series 101, 401, 403, 601, 602, 1320, 1529 and 1530, GS 13-15 and Commissioned Corps officers 8 to 12 week temporary duty assignment, Paid (by home program) Every two years. Rotations begin January 2020. Contact Dr. Mary Ari at mkb9@cdc.gov or 404-639-2492.

*Denotes fellowships offered in partnership with CDC