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ASPPH/CDC Public Health Fellowship Program Now Accepting Applications – Due February 2

The Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health offers recent graduates from ASPPH-member, Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH)-accredited schools and programs of public health an exciting opportunity to gain practical public health experience at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Applications are currently being accepted for the 2018 ASPPH/CDC Public Health Fellowship Program; the deadline to apply is Friday, February 2, 2018.

The ASPPH/CDC Public Health Fellowship Program offers outstanding opportunities for early-career public health professionals by enabling them to train at CDC on a variety of high-priority public health issues. ASPPH/CDC Public Health Fellows work closely with nationally recognized experts within the nation’s premier health promotion, prevention, and preparedness agency and global leader in public health.

“As an ASPPH fellow, I had the opportunity to further develop my research skills, while working with and learning from some of the top public health leaders. The mentorship, hands-on experience, and training I received was essential to my development as a public health professional and researcher,” said Ms. Ghenet Besera, ASPPH/CDC Fellowship alumna. “I am very interested in reproductive health, and my fellowship experience strengthened my interest in the field. This experience prepared me to make a significant contribution to public health in general and the field of reproductive health more specifically.”

Fellowships will be based at CDC offices in Atlanta, GA. The fellowship positions are full-time opportunities for one year beginning in July 2018. Detailed program information can be accessed on the ASPPH website; applications may be submitted through the ASPPH online application system.

To qualify for this fellowship, candidates must have received their masters or doctorate degrees from an ASPPH-member, CEPH-accredited, school or program of public health within the last five years and also be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident (green card status). Preference will be given to candidates with a Certification in Public Health (CPH).

Full list of CEPH-accredited, ASPPH-member schools and programs.

Questions may be directed via email to ASPPH Graduate Training Programs at trainingprograms@ASPPH.org.