Archive for the ‘Fellowship’ Category

2014 CDC Public Health Opportunities- Undergrad Graduate students- Deadline variable

January 30, 2014

Whether you are looking for a summer internship or a year-long fellowship, these programs provide valuable exposure to a wide range of public health opportunities. Jump Start Your Future – Apply Today!

CDC’s Office of Minority Health and Health Equity (OMHHE) supports internship opportunities for qualified undergraduate and graduate students to gain meaningful experiences in public health settings. Whether you are looking for a summer internship or a year-long fellowship, the following programs provide valuable exposure to a wide range of public health opportunities.

CDC Scientific Writing Fellowship- graduate students- Open Deadline

October 31, 2013

Scientific Writing Fellowship
Office of the Associate Director for Science
Office of the Director
National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Atlanta, GA


Project Description:

A fellowship opportunity is currently available in within the Office of the Associate Director for Science (OADS) in the Office of the Director (OD) of the National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention (NCHHSTP) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Through this fellowship, the selected participant will gain experience in systematic reviews of literature, scientific writing, and science policy analysis in support of programs for the prevention and control of HIV/AIDS, viral hepatitis, sexually transmitted diseases, tuberculosis, and the promotion of adolescent and school health. Specific projects involve research to discover the best methods of measuring scientific productivity, improving the quality of scientific products, and defining and closing gaps in NCHHSTP’s extramural research portfolio.

Activities may include:

  • Planning and conducting systematic review of literature on: measuring and improving scientific productivity; improving the quality of scientific products; and defining and closing gaps in the NCHHSTP extramural research
  • Developing, in collaboration with NCHHSTP and other colleagues, two manuscripts for submission to peer-reviewed journals with respect to: describing the sources, methods, results and implications of knowledge synthesized from each systematic review of the literature; and an analytic essay that addresses the application of the major findings to improve the process, products and impact of NCHHSTP science
  • Planning, convening and reporting the findings of an expert consultation to define the optimal extramural research portfolio for NCHHSTP

The Research Participation Program for CDC is administered by the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE). The initial appointment is for one year, but may be renewed upon recommendation of CDC contingent on the availability of funds. The participant will receive a monthly stipend depending on educational level and experience. The participant must show proof of health insurance. The appointment is full-time at CDC in the Atlanta, Georgia, area. Participants do not become employees of CDC or the program administrator, and there are no fringe benefits paid.


  • A Master’s degree in public health, public health administration, public policy with a focus on health, or a related science received within the last five years.
  • Experience in the public health field, and knowledge of infectious diseases and methods for conducting systematic reviews of scientific literature is preferred.

How to Apply:

To be considered, please send a current CV/resume and a one-page cover letter addressing your relevant experience and your interest in the position to the attention of Please reference CDC-NCHHSTP-2014-0001 in all communications.

Paul & Daisy Soros Graduate Fellowship for New Americans- Deadline 11/8/2013

August 28, 2013


The Application for the Class of 2014 Competition Is Now Live and Can Be Accessed Here .

– To be eligible, you must be:

– A New American (a green card holder or naturalized citizen if born
abroad; a child of naturalized citizens if born in this country).
– Not yet 31 years old, as of the application deadline.
– A college senior or holder of a bachelor’s degree.
– Not beyond your second year – if already enrolled – in the graduate
degree program for which you request support.

The deadline for submission of completed applications is *November 8, 2013.*

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January 30, 2013

California Science Policy Fellowships – Due Feb 29

January 31, 2012

This is geared towards our graduate student followers, but it is a unique opportunity to get involved with science policy.

Offered by the California Council on Science and Technology (CCST), the California Science and Technology Policy Fellowships place professional scientists and engineers in the California State Legislature for one-year appointments. These professional development opportunities will enable fellows to work hands on with policy-makers to develop solutions to complex scientific and technical issues facing California through their interaction with the legislative process. The fellowships are ideal for qualified applicants who are interested in improving the interface between science and legislative decision-making and who want to learn the public policy decision-making process. Fellows will be placed, for one year, in various offices of the California State Legislature.

For more information and application:

Applied Public Health Informatic​s Fellowship​s – Due Feb 1

January 10, 2012

The goal of the Fellowship is to provide a high quality training experience and to secure long-term career placement for Fellows at the state or local level. Participating Fellows will receive one year of on-the-job training at a local or state health agency under the guidance of experienced mentors.
Eligibility: To be eligible to be an Applied Public Health Informatics Fellow, applicants must meet the following application criteria:
A doctoral or masters level degree is required. Qualifying degree must be from an accredited academic institution in one of the following:

-Public health informatics or other health related informatics discipline
-Computer science, information science, information systems
-Public health, medicine, nursing, health care, health policy, health-services research
-Desire to pursue a long-term career at the state or local level
-United States citizenship or Permanent Resident

All candidates must meet the above criteria as well as at least one of the following:
-A certificate issued by a degree-granting academic institution in public health informatics or master or doctoral-level coursework in public health informatics.


Demonstrated academic or professional expertise in four (4) of the public health informatics competencies listed below:
-Developing strategic direction for public health informatics within an agency
-Estimating the impact of technology modifications on program operations and staff workflows
-Managing IT operations related to a public health project or program
-Conducting business process analysis and system requirements documentation
-Evaluating public health information systems
-Developing or evaluating knowledge management tools
-Upgrading information systems to be more standards-based and interoperable
-Ensuring confidentiality of health information or the security of public health information systems
-Integrating information or information systems to support improved practice in public health or health care

For application and more information please follow:

2013 APHA Public Health Fellowship in Government – Due April 9th

January 10, 2012

The American Public Health Association (APHA) announces a call for
applications for the 2013 APHA Public Health Fellowship in Government.

APHA is looking for candidates with strong public health credentials who
wish to spend one year in Washington, D.C. working in a CONGRESSIONAL
office on legislative and policy issues such as health, the environment or
other public health concerns. The fellow will have the opportunity to see
first-hand how public policy impacts public health and to offer their
public health expertise to policymakers.

For application and more information please follow:

NHMA Leadership Fellowship Program- mid-career physicians- Deadline 1/31/12

January 7, 2012

NHMA Leadership Fellowship Program

A one year executive leadership program for 10 mid-career physicians interested in developing leadership skills, networks with key stakeholders, and policy analysis experience — one Day Orientation April 26th in DC; one Week NYU Institute in mid July; one Week DC Institute in mid September

JAN 31st Deadline for Application.

NHMA Resident Leadership Program- Medical Residents- Deadline 1/31/12

January 7, 2012

NHMA Resident Leadership Program

A leadership program targeted at the resident who is interested in pursueing leadership tracks either in academic medicine or in the private sector and will gain leadership skills and health policy awareness as well as meet new role models in academic and private sector medicine. One day Orientation April 26th in DC; 3 day Institute either in NYC in early May; Sacramento, California in late August.

JAN 31st Deadline for Application

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

November 2, 2011
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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.
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

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