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Now Accepting Applications for the ASPPH/EPA Environmental Health Fellowship Program – Due Friday, February 14

The Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health is pleased to offer recent graduates from Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH)-accredited, ASPPH member schools and programs of public health an exciting opportunity to gain environmental health experience at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Applications are currently being accepted for the 2020 ASPPH/EPA Environmental Health Fellowship ProgramThe deadline to apply is 11:59 p.m. Eastern, Friday, February 14, 2020.

The ASPPH/EPA Environmental Health Fellowship Program offers outstanding opportunities for early-career public health professionals by enabling them to train at EPA on high-priority environmental, public health issues. Program participants will train closely under nationally recognized experts within the premier environmental health agency in the world. The EPA leads the nation’s environmental science, research, education, and assessment efforts, while working to protect our health and our environment.

Fellowships will be based at various EPA offices, most of which are located in the Washington, DC area, but may also be located in any of EPA’s laboratories or regional offices throughout the country. The fellowship positions are full-time training opportunities for a one-year period (estimated, October 2020 – September 2021).

Detailed program information and all application instructions

To be eligible for this program, applicants must have received their Masters or Doctorate degree prior to the beginning of the fellowship (no later than August 2020) or within the last five years (no earlier than May 2015). Graduate degrees must come from an ASPPH member graduate school or program of public health accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH). All applicants must be U.S. citizens or hold a visa permitting permanent residence (“Green Card”) in the U.S. to be eligible for the fellowship program.  Certification in Public Health (CPH) preferred. A full list of CEPH-accredited, ASPPH-member institutions can be accessed via the ASPPH website here.

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