College and Professional Resources

Undergraduate and Graduate

College students and graduate students can explore public health careers through a variety of CDC programs as part of their academic degree or through intern- and externships.

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CDC Fellowships and Training Opportunities

Today’s fellows can be tomorrow’s leaders. Whether you are on a career track or deciding on which career you would like to pursue, CDC has many diverse fellowship, internship, training, and volunteer opportunities for students and professionals.

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Pathways for Students and Graduates

CDC offers many pathways to a successful public health career. If you are a student or a recent college graduate who is looking for rewarding work experience to supplement your education, there are many options for you!

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CDC’s Federal Work-Study Program

Students can gain work experience at CDC through various public health opportunities during the academic year or summer months.

Post-Graduate and Professional

Find out how your degree can prepare you for a job in public health, or for additional training and fellowship opportunities at CDC. Ready for your next career move? Need continuing education credits, additional training, or a shift in your focus? CDC has programs and opportunities that can help you map out your next steps.

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Public Health Professionals

Interested in enhancing your public health career? If you have already started your career and are interested in gaining knowledge and skills related to public health or public health science, we offer several work experience and training opportunities.

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Field Epidemiology Training Program

Interested in international work? CDC has helped train over 18,000 disease detectives in over 80 countries.

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Careers at CDC

Explore current job opportunities at CDC.

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Global Health Jobs and Opportunities

Global health jobs, fellowships, volunteering opportunities, and professional training at the CDC Center for Global Health.

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Public Health Training Development

Ready to share your expertise with others? These resources can help you design and develop quality training to improve public health and connect with others who are doing similar work.

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CDC Learning Connection

Looking for advanced training? This website lets you search for training and continuing education courses from CDC, other federal agencies, and partner organizations.

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Learn about the compelling investigative work and personal experiences of CDC Fellows by watching this playlist of videos.

View CDC Fellowships Collection on CDC Streaming Health’s YouTube Channel.

Page last reviewed: July 27, 2021