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ASPPH/NHTSA Public Health Fellowship Program – Now Accepting Applications

ASPPH is pleased to offer recent graduates from ASPPH-member Schools and Programs of Public Health an exciting opportunity to gain experience in injury prevention and motor vehicle and highway safety issues with the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in Washington, DC. Applications are currently being accepted for the 2015 ASPPH/NHTSA Public Health Fellowship Program and the deadline to apply is 11:59 PM, Monday, June 15.

ASPPH, in collaboration with NHTSA, offers mentored training experiences for public health graduates to prepare for careers in governmental public health practice.  Assignments will be at DOT/NHTSA headquarters in Washington, DC.

The ASPPH/NHTSA Fellowship Program is a unique opportunity for early-career public health professionals with strong research and analytic skills who are dedicated to reducing the economic impact of traffic injuries in the United States.  The selected fellow(s) will have the opportunity to take a first-hand look at the workings of the federal agency dedicated to reducing motor vehicle crashes and become involved in NHTSA’s role in addressing motor vehicle and highway safety.

The fellowship position is a full-time opportunity for a one-year period (October 2015 – September 2016). Detailed program information, Request for Applications (RFA), and all application instructions can be accessed at http://fellowships.ASPPH.org.

To qualify for this fellowship, candidates must have graduated from an ASPPH-member school or program within the last five years and be a U.S. Citizen or permanent resident (Green Card). Preference will be given to candidates with a Certification in Public Health.

A full list of accredited ASPPH-member schools and programs can be accessed via the ASPPH website here.

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