Public Health Associate Program (PHAP)
The 2022 Candidate application cycle opens January 17, 2022, and closes at 11:59 pm (ET), January 24, 2022.
The 2022 Host Site application cycle opens January 3, 2022, and closes at 11:59 pm (ET), February 18, 2022.
The Public Health Associate Program (PHAP) is a competitive, two-year, paid training program with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. PHAP associates are assigned to public health agencies and nongovernmental organizations in the United States and US territories, and work alongside other professionals across a variety of public health settings.
Throughout the two-year training program, associates gain hands-on experience that will serve as a foundation for their public health careers. After completing the program, PHAP graduates are qualified to apply for jobs with public health agencies and organizations.
Become an Associate: Your Public Health Career Starts Here
Gain hands-on public health experience in different program areas as an associate.
Become a Host Site: Improve your Health Department’s Ability to Deliver Public Health Services
Help build the next generation of public health professionals by becoming a PHAP host site.
For information on other training and fellowship opportunities at CDC, please visit Public Health Training Fellowships.