Become an Associate

Two Photos: First image shows two associates in the field preparing for helicopter transport. Second image shows a group of asociates in an office setting meeting with a health department official.

The Public Health Associate Program (PHAP) is a competitive two-year, paid training program for recent college graduates who are interested in a career in public health. PHAP gives recent graduates the opportunity to gain hands-on, real-life experience in the day-to-day operations of  public health programs. Explore these pages to learn how to apply, discover the benefits of joining PHAP, and find answers to frequently asked questions!

Page last reviewed: January 3, 2017