CDC – Public Health Prevention Service (PHPS)-Due Feb 1

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PHPS is a 3-year training and service fellowship for master’s level public health professionals. The fellowship focuses on public health program management and provides experience in program planning, implementation, and evaluation through specialized hands-on training and mentorship at CDC, and in state and local health organizations.
Eligibility
Applicants should have a strong interest in a leadership and management career in public health.
To apply for PHPS, you must
  • Meet both the educational and work requirements
  • Be willing to commit to a 3-year full-time program
  • Be willing to relocate to Atlanta for year one and then again for an assignment at a state or local health organization
  • Be a U.S. citizen
Educational Requirements
  • Master’s degree in public health or management related fields from an accredited college or university
  • Academic achievement in areas of
    • Epidemiology/biostatistics
    • Biological, physical, and environmental sciences
    • Behavioral and social sciences
    • Health education and promotion
    • Management and administration
Work Requirements
You must have at least 2,080 hours of paid public health work experience. This is the equivalent of 1-year, full-time work. Multiple paid work experiences qualify. Work experience can include paid internships, externships, and fellowships.
Examples of paid, public health work experience include, but are not limited to
  • Special project coordinator in a health department
  • Graduate student researcher or research assistant in a school of public health, assisting with a public health project
  • Community disease investigator
  • Health education specialist
  • Program coordinator for a community-based public health organization
  • Program consultant for a non-profit public health organization
  • Health educator in the Peace Corps

For more information please follow:

http://www.cdc.gov/phps/

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