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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CDC Job Openings
CDC offers a arrange of domestic and overseas career opportunities. Whether your background is in medicine, health care, research, or administration, you can help to fight diseases like HIV/AIDS, malaria, and tuberculosis, and help 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, 24/7.
|Administrative Support Specialist||$57,755 – $75,083||National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP)|
|Business Support Specialist||$57,755 – $75,083||National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP)|
|Public Health Advisor||$117,692 – $152,998||National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP)|
|Public Health Advisor (Spanish/Bilingual)||$69,878 – $90,837||National Center for HIV/AIDS, STD and TB Prevention|
|Budget Analyst||$83,755 – $108,886||National Center for Birth Defects and Development Disabilities|
Supporting documentation may be required as part of the evaluation process. Refer to the Required Documents section of the job posting for information on required documentation (e.g., academic transcript, proof of military service, etc.), if any. Failure to submit the necessary documentation by the deadline date will result in loss of employment consideration. Required documentation must be received no later than 11:59 pm (EST) on the announcement’s closing date.
Fellowship, Internship, and Program Opportunities
CDC has numerous internship, training and volunteer opportunities for students of all academic disciplines and levels. Many of these opportunities provide invaluable experiences and potentially offer clear-cut paths to exciting careers with CDC.
- Federal Work-Study Program
- Tribal Public Health Law Internships and Externships
- Public Health Leadership and Learning Undergraduate Student Success (PLLUSS) Program
- Administrative and Communication Internships and Externships
- The Indigenous Public Health Leadership Program
- CDC Public Health Analytics and Modeling Fellowship
- Collegiate Leaders in Environmental Health (CLEH)
- Emory Rollins Earn and Learn (REAL) Program
- Public Health Law Internships and Externships
- Public Health Associate Program (PHAP)
- Public Health Informatics Fellowship Program (PHIFP)
- Population Health Training in Place Program (PH-TIPP)
- International Experience and Technical Assistance (IETA) Program
- USAJOBS – The Federal Government’s official employment site – USAJOBS connects job seekers with federal employment opportunities across the United States and around the world.
- Office of Personnel Management (OPM) – Types of Service and Hiring Authorities
- Competitive hiring process
- Hiring authorities available to agencies to hire veterans, students, and interns
- Current and former Federal employees reinstatement, transfers
- Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) – Excepted Service – The Code of Federal Regulations was developed for citizens and communities to understand the regulatory process and to participate in Government decision-making.
- The Behavioral Interview – This video provides examples of professional versus unprofessional interviewing behaviors; and provides advice using the SHARE Model ®
- Answering Situational Questions Using the STAR Method – This video provides an overview of how to use the Situation, Task, Action, and Result (STAR) method during interviews.
- How to Ace a Panel Interview – This video provides guidance on how to complete a panel interview.
- Seven Tips for Successful Federal Interviews – This article provides seven ways to prepare for behavioral-based interviews with Federal employers.
- 15 Things you Should Not Do in an Interview – This article provides a list of 15 common mistakes that occur during interviews.
You may be eligible for veterans’ preference if you served on active duty in the United States military and were separated under honorable or general conditions. CDC adjudicates veteran preference claims based on your submitted documentation (e.g., DD-214).
- Veteran Readiness and Employment (VR&E) – This service provides help with job training, education, employment accommodations, independent living services, resume development, and job coaching.
- USAJOBS Help Center – Veterans – USAJobs provides links to required documents, answers hiring questions, and explains hiring options for Veterans.
- Feds Hire Vets – Feds Hire Vets services work across the Federal Government to increase the number of veterans, transitioning military service members, and their families employed and retained in the civil service.
- Section 2108 – Title 5 US Code – Overview of section 2108, which defines Veterans; disabled veterans; and those that are preference eligible.
|Code||Description of Preference Category|
|CPS||Compensable preference based on a service-connected disability of 30% or more|
|CP||Compensable preference based on a service-connected disability of 10% or more, but less than 30%|
|XP||Other preference granted to recipients of the Purple Heart, persons with a noncompensable service-connected disability (less than 10%), widow/widower or mother of a deceased veteran, or spouse or mother of a disabled veteran.|
|TP||Preference (i.e., other types of qualifying military service)|
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