International Experience and Technical Assistance (IETA) Program

The application period for the 2022-2023 cohort ended on September 23, 2022. Applications for the 2023-2024 cohort will open in August 2023.

Are you looking for an outstanding opportunity to gain experience in global public health work? Then, the International Experience and Technical Assistance (IETA) training program may be for you! Since 1997, CDC has provided meaningful global health experiences to over 450 HHS employees.

The IETA program is a 12-month competency-based training program offered by CDC’s Center for Global Health. It is designed to offer HHS employees the opportunity to gain global public health experience, while providing technical assistance to CDC country offices and partners. Selected applicants participate in several week-long training workshops and a 12-week minimum international field assignment in a country where CDC works. To be awarded an IETA program completion certificate, participants must attend all workshops and successfully complete their field assignment by September 1. Click here for the IETA Fact Sheet [PDF – 1 MB]

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