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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.

What can a game app that decimates humanity with a plague teach us? -article

November 14, 2013

Public health concepts, such as herd immunity, don’t resonate well with gamers. Add many more deadly options, then a game can tun viral.

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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.

APTR-CDC Preventive Medicine and Public Health Fellowship Program

August 28, 2013

Application Deadline: September 30, 2013

The Association for Prevention Teaching and Research is pleased to announce
a new fellowship opportunity in the Preventive Medicine and Public Health
Fellowship Program in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control
and Prevention (CDC). APTR is currently accepting applications for one
training position based at CDC in Atlanta, GA with a start date of January
2014. The Fellow will gain leadership experience in public health practice
and policy, access to state-of-the-art technology and national databases,
and will train with leading experts in the field of preventive medicine and
public health.

APTR is looking for applicants with a minimum of a master’s degree for the
following fellowship placement:

“Interprofessional Education Approach to Develop Public Health Practice &
Policy”

The complete application package including the fellowship description,
additional information and online application form can be found on the APTR
website at: http://www.aptrweb.org/?page=fellowships_cdc

CDC Disease Dectective Camp and Junior Camp- High Schoolers and rising 7th and 8th graders in Atlanta, GA- June and July 2013

March 15, 2013

CDC Summer Camps

The David J. Sencer CDC Museum continues to offer its popular summer program for high school students:

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  • CDC Disease Detective Camp is a week-long day camp for rising high school juniors and seniors that exposes students to epidemiology, the field of public health and the diverse career opportunities within the field of public health. Two separate, but identical iterations of the camp are held each summer.
    • Dates: June 17-21 and July 22-26, 2013
    • Times: 8:45am–4:00pm
    • Location: CDC, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA

Applications for this program will be available for download in December 2012.

The David J. Sencer CDC Museum is also excited to offer pilots of two new summer educational experiences:

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  • CDC Junior Disease Detective Camp (Junior Camp): The Junior Camp is a three-day camp for rising 7th and 8th graders.  Attendees will learn basic epidemiologic terms and sample a number of public health fields.
    • Dates: June 10-12 and July 15-17, 2012
    • Times: 8:30am–3:00pm
    • Location: CDC, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA

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