Promotion and Recruitment Tools

Help Us Find the Next Laboratory Leaders

Want more people to know about this one-of-a-kind fellowship? Here are tools to help spread the word.

Public health partners: you can use these images and messages to share with your colleagues and networks.

Slide Decks

Click a link below to download slides and use them to present the LLS opportunity at conferences, medical schools, or other public health events. If you’re an LLS fellow, you may customize the PowerPoint version by adding your action photos to tell your own LLS story.

LLS Fellowship Recruitment Slide Deck

LLS Overview Slides

LLS Host Site Recruitment Slide Deck

LLS Overview Slides

Recruitment Flyer

Download this flyer and share with your network. You may also print copies of the flyer to distribute during events that coincide with the application period.

Social Media Posts

How to use: Pair the message with the accompanying photo to post in your social media channels, blogs, newsletters, and websites. To save and use an image, click on, “Download image file” then right click and select “Save picture as.” The image file name and format will display. Choose a file folder to save to.

Facebook Post and Downloadable Image

Woman in blue PPE, white mask, blue surgical gloves and lab goggles bagging a lab specimen.

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PhD scientists: train to be a lab leader in public health! As a CDC Laboratory Leadership Service (LLS) fellow, you can make a difference through hands-on training in leadership, lab safety and quality, communications, and applied lab research projects. Apply to LLS to lead work that has an impact well beyond the bench.

LinkedIn Post and Downloadable Images

Women on left wearing blue PPE, lab goggles, mask, and blue surgical gloves working in lab. Woman looking at lab specimen.

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Calling all laboratory scientists: transition your career to public health by joining CDC’s Laboratory Leadership Service (LLS)! Through hands-on training with public health experts, LLS fellows lead projects in the lab, either at CDC or in the field. Learn More:

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Man at podium presenting at 69ths annual EIS conference

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From the lab bench to the stage, Laboratory Leadership Service (LLS) fellows share stories about their outbreak investigations and cutting-edge work. Learn more about this unique public health training experience:

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Women in white lab coat, surgical gloves and masks in field taking soil samples. LLS fellows in full PPE at field site.

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CDC’s Laboratory Leadership Service (LLS) is looking for laboratory scientists who want to explore public health and address emerging threats. LLS fellows lead projects in the lab and in the field often collaborating with CDC’s Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) #DiseaseDetectives and other public health experts. Learn more about what could be your next big career move!

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Fellow working in lab

LLS fellow Roxana Rodriguez Stewart processes clinical specimens and provides laboratory capacity support during mpox response efforts in Washington, D.C., in the fall of 2022.

Laboratory Scientists Can Become Influential Public Health Leaders and Disease Detectives

CDC’s Laboratory Leadership Service (LLS) is looking for PhD laboratory scientists ready to build leadership skills while applying laboratory expertise to solve real-world public health problems. The LLS fellowship application period is open now through June 1, 2023.

As an LLS fellow, you’ll apply your laboratory expertise to an unparalleled experience in a CDC, state, local, or territorial public health lab. As a disease detective you will work side-by-side with CDC’s Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) officers and other experts while responding to public health emergencies. You will lead laboratory capacity-building projects and cutting-edge research for your host program and provide expert support on laboratory safety and quality initiatives. LLS alumni most often credit the specialized leadership and communications training received during their fellowship as key to preparing them for leadership careers in public health.

Learn About the LLS Program, Experience, and Application Process