To comply with the January 21, 2022, preliminary injunction, CDC/ATSDR will not implement or enforce Executive Order 14043’s federal employee COVID-19 vaccination requirements. Read more about federal agency COVID-19 vaccination hiring requirements.
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Health Scientist and Public Health
Public Health Training and Fellowships
Are you a scientist engaged in public health research, studies, training or investigations? You may qualify for a fellowship. Explore our programs below to find one that is right for you.Search Public Health Program Specialists Jobs
Service Fellowship for U.S. Citizens and Noncitizens
Fellowship programs covered by Title 42, Public Health Service Actexternal icon are open to U.S. citizens and noncitizens. Contact the specific CDC organization for information about service fellowships
Senior Service Fellows
To qualify you’ll need a doctoral degree or foreign equivalent obtained from a recognized college or university and substantial postdoctoral experience in a scientific field related to CDC’s mission.
Associate Service Fellows
To qualify you’ll need a master’s degree or foreign equivalent obtained from a recognized college or university and related postgraduate experience.
Regular Fellows are classified as trainees and do not require a Full-time equivalent (FTE). They are appointed to study physical and mental diseases and impairments of humankind, as well as learn about the organization, provision and financing of health services and information communication.
Download this PDF for more information on the provisions of the fellowship programs and the benefitspdf icon for individuals appointed to the Service Fellowship Program.
If you are in college, have recently graduated, or are currently working in the public health arena, please visit the CDC public health training and fellowship website to learn more about opportunities at CDC.
Whether your background is in medicine, health care, research, or operations, you can help fight diseases and epidemics to make our nation, and the world, a better place for all to live and thrive. Saving lives and protecting people around the world—that’s what CDC is all about.
Join the thousands of highly qualified public health professionals as part of the U.S. Public Health Service Corps. Overseen by the surgeon general, you will be part of an elite and diverse team of professionals essential to public health leadership and exemplary clinical service.
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