Important Appointment Information
- Commitment on the part of the participant or CDC with regard to later employment is neither implied, nor should it be inferred by the offer or acceptance of an award.
- Deferrals of internships will not be allowed.
- All participants are considered guest researchers through the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) fellowship program and are subject to CDC regulations governing visiting scientists, engineers, other professionals, and students to determine their access to CDC facilities and eligibility for an internship.
- As a guest researcher, each participant is responsible for payment of income taxes and is advised to become familiar with the relevant sections of the current tax codes.
- Health insurance is required for all participants.
- Participation in the program is contingent upon completion of a background investigations process conducted by the U.S. During the background investigation process, an examination will be conducted to identify whether the applicant’s character traits and conduct make them suitable for employment in federal service.
- All applicants must be US Citizens or Permanent Residents with a green card.
Page last reviewed: November 15, 2016
Content source: National Center for Environmental Health