Thank you for your interest in student/training programs at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR).

Included is a listing of different opportunities available at CDC and ATSDR. The listing includes eligibility requirements, a description of the opportunity, compensation, duration, and a contact point for the program.

Also, included is a "Program Matrix" which can speed the process of identifying which opportunities are a good match for your education, experience, interests and goals.

CDC and ATSDR are Federal Public Health agencies committed to the goal of "Healthy People in a Healthy World - Through Prevention". CDC's mission is to promote health and quality of life by preventing disease, injury, and disability. ATSDR's mission is to prevent or mitigate adverse human health effects and diminished quality of life resulting from exposure to hazardous substances in the environment. Both agencies are headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia with various field sites throughout the country. CDC and ATSDR work with state and local health departments; academic institutions; professional, voluntary, and community organizations; philanthropic foundations; school systems, churches, and other local institutions; and industry and labor to translate new health promotion and disease prevention techniques into improved health at every level.

We hope you will find this helpful in working with CDC and ATSDR to meet your career goals. We look forward to considering you for appropriate opportunities. Best wishes in your future endeavors.