The Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL) and the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are seeking degreed applicants who are interested in starting or furthering an exciting new career in laboratory science while working collaboratively with industry leaders and developing professional networks.
Public Health Laboratory Science Fellowship Program: an APHL-CDC Initiative
Fellowships support a wide spectrum of public health laboratory program areas, such as: bioinformatics, biorisk management (biosafety), environmental health, infectious disease, informatics, food safety, newborn screening, and quality management. Each fellow will be trained in alignment with established public health laboratory core competencies and functions and will work on unique program-specific projects and other initiatives in host laboratories.
Eligible Candidates: bachelor’s, master’s, or doctorate degrees
• Applications: Accepted year-round
• Start and End Dates: Flexible
• Hours and Program Length: Approximately 40 hours a week, one to two years
• Applications are currently being accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis. There is no deadline to apply.
• Undergraduate and/or graduate transcripts
• Two letters of professional recommendation
• Completed interest and experience survey
• Narrative and oral submissions for screening interview
• US citizenship or permanent residency.
• Experienced mentor actively working in the public health field
• Hands-on skills in laboratory techniques
• APHL student membership
• Competitive stipend and benefits package