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FAFSA Application Now Open- Opened 1/1/14 – Deadline 6/30/14

January 6, 2014

Completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is the first step toward getting financial aid for college, career school, or graduate school.The FAFSA not only gives you access to the $150 billion in grants, loans, and work-study funds that the federal government has available, but many states, schools, and private scholarships require you to submit the FAFSA before they will consider you for any financial aid they offer.

Whether you’re filling out the FAFSA for yourself, helping your child, or are in a position to help others fill out the FAFSA, we have the resources for you.

The FAFSA is free and only takes an average of only 23 minutes to complete. Get started at www.FAFSA.gov.

For information and tips on completing the FAFSA, visit StudentAid.gov/fafsa.

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

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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.

Qualifications:

  • 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 CDCrpp@orau.org. Please reference CDC-NCHHSTP-2014-0001 in all communications.

National Health Service Core- Loan repayment program for Physicians- Deadline 4/16/2013

February 28, 2013

The 2013 NHSC Loan Repayment Program (LRP) application cycle is now open. The program offers *primary care medical, dental, and mental and behavioral health providers* the opportunity to have their student loans repaid while serving in communities with limited access to care.

http://nhsc.hrsa.gov/loanrepayment/

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Do you need a pep talk? via Kid President

January 30, 2013

CHCI Congressio​nal Internship Program (CIP)-Due April 27

April 13, 2012

The purpose of the Congressional Internship Program (CIP) is to expose young Latinos to the legislative process and to strengthen their professional and leadership skills, ultimately promoting the presence of Latinos on Capitol Hill and in Federal Agencies

Eligibility Criteria

Students must currently be enrolled full time and working towards their undergraduate degree Note: If selected as a finalist, all individuals will be required to provide confirmation of enrollment to participate in the program.

Individuals that will graduate in May/June 2012 are NOT eligible for the Summer session, but are eligible to participate in the Spring 2011 session and the 2012-2013 Public Policy Fellowship Program

Community college individuals graduating in June 2012 and are transferring to a new institution for the Fall 2012  semester are eligible for the Summer 2012 session.  However, if selected, they will be required to provide confirmation of enrollment at new institution for the Fall semester.

High academic achievement (No GPA requirement, however CHCI gives preference of 3.0 GPA or above)

Strong analytical and writing skills

Active participation in public and/or community service activities

U.S. citizenship or legal permanent residency

For more information and application please follow: https://www.chci.org/internships/

CDC Job – Deadline open

January 31, 2012

This is a great opportunity to gain more experience and add to their application before applying to graduate school.

Microbiologist, GS-403-7/9
This position is located in the National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID), Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion (DHQP), Clinical and Environmental Microbiology Branch (CEMB), Atlanta, GA. This vacancy is also being announced concurrently with vacancy announcement HHS-C
Agency: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Location: Atlanta, GA United States
Salary:$40,534.00 to $64,450.00 / Per Year
Open Period: Monday, January 30, 2012 to Wednesday, February 08, 2012

For more information: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/308051300

Microbiologist, GS-403-9/11
This position is located in the National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID), Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion (DHQP), Clinical amp; Environmental Microbiology Branch (CEMB), Atlanta, GA.
Agency: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Location: Atlanta, GA United States
Salary:$49,581.00 to $77,981.00 / Per Year
Open Period: Monday, January 30, 2012 to Wednesday, February 08, 2012

For more information: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/308106900

CDC – Public Health Law Internship Program-Due Oct 24

May 31, 2011

The Public Health Law Program of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention welcomes applications for its internship program from graduate students in law, public health, and related academic fields. Interns generally serve in the offices of the Public Health Law Program in Atlanta, Georgia, although other locations may be considered.

The mission of the CDC Public Health Law Program is to improve the health of the public through law. The objectives of the internship program are:

  • To encourage graduate students to learn about, and possibly consider careers in public health law
  • To offer a rewarding professional experience at CDC, the Nation’s prevention agency
  • To contribute to the fulfillment of CDC objectives

Generally, only one or two interns participate at any given time. Interns work with Program staff on projects of mutual interest and are given opportunities to learn about other areas of CDC. To learn more about the developmental assignments and opportunities offered to interns, please access a sample Intern Workplan

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Current enrollment as a 2nd year law student or as a graduate student in public health, or a related field
  • Demonstrated high academic achievement and strong analytic and writing skills
  • Strong faculty recommendation; (2) references required
  • U.S. Citizenship or permanent legal residency

For more information and to apply:

http://www2a.cdc.gov/phlp/internship.asp

The White House Internship: A Public Service Leadership Program-Due Sept 11

May 31, 2011

The White House Internship Program provides a unique opportunity to gain valuable professional experience and build leadership skills. This hands-on program is designed to mentor and cultivate today’s young leaders, strengthen their understanding of the Executive Office and prepare them for future public service opportunities.

The application period for the Spring 2012 White House Internship Program is now open. Applicants have until September 11, 2011 to apply for a Spring 2012 White House Internship.

For students interested in public policy, this is a great opportunity to gain experience.

The following individuals are eligible:

  • Graduating high school seniors who have enrolled and anticipate attending a college, community college, or university (two-to-four year institution)
  • Current undergraduate students
  • Current graduate-level students
  • College graduates who graduated within two years from an undergraduate or graduate school
  • Veterans of the United States Armed forces who possess a high school diploma or its equivalent and have served on active duty anytime in the past two years

 

For more information and to apply follow:

http://www.whitehouse.gov/about/internships


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