US: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“Every day at the CDC we were inspired by the passion of everyone involved in the response and impressed by the impact they are having on this outbreak—protecting those within and beyond our borders.”

Key Information:

Location: CDC Headquarters, Atlanta, Georgia

Term: 20W

Deadline to Apply: Winter 2020: October 11, 2019 at 5:00pm. 

Organization Description:

As America’s leading health protection agency, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) is dedicated to increasing the health security of our nation. At the CDC’s headquarters, critical science research is being conducted and health information disseminated that protects our nation against expensive and dangerous health threats, both foreign and in the US. The CDC is responsible for detecting and responding to new and emerging health threats, tackling some of the biggest health problems facing americans, and promoting healthy and safe communities and environments. A select group of highly qualified Dartmouth students will have the opportunity to work at the frontline of global and local health security programs as CDC interns.

For more information about the CDC: http://www.cdc.gov/about/organization/mission.htm

PROGRAM FEATURES AND OPPORTUNITIES

As America’s leading health protection agency, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) advances public health by detecting and responding to new and emerging health threats. CDC Internship provide undergraduate students an unparalleled opportunity to work on the frontlines of CDC’s public health work. Previous interns have worked on divisions working on global health, migration, public health workforce development, and disaster preparedness and have supported responses to critical public health threats including the 2014 Ebola epidemic and the 2016 Zika outbreak. 

 

WHO SHOULD APPLY?

Currently enrolled sophomores, juniors and seniors in all majors are eligible to apply to this internship. Candidates should have a passionate interest in global public health, refugee and immigrant health, health policy, infectious disease, epidemiology, emergency preparedness and response, and communications. Candidates should be highly professional, possess a strong sense of initiative, and be willing to take on new assignments or shift focus based on changing priorities or supervisor feedback. Relevant coursework and/or familiarity with basic statistical software packages is also a plus, but not required.

 

Application process:

The application for this opportunity is available online. Applicants are required to submit a letter of recommendation, transcript, and essays as part of the applications.

Resume or CV

  • Please submit a current resume or CV.

Transcript

  • Request an electronic unofficial transcript from the registrar (pdf format) to upload with your application.

Recommendation(s)

  • Requests for recommendations are made directly through the application link.  Please begin your application and use the links provided to invite recommenders to complete an online form.
  • One recommendation must come from a Dartmouth faculty member.
  • A second recommendation is suggested, but not required. Secondary recommendations can come from previous employers, advisors, staff, or an additional faculty member.

Applications for the 2020 Winter program are due on Friday, October 11, 2019; late applications and other application materials will not be reviewed.

How to apply:

The application for this opportunity is available online. Applicants are required to submit a letter of recommendation, transcript, and essays as part of the applications. Applications for the 2020 Winter program are due on October 11, 2019; late applications will not be reviewed.

 

 

 

                    

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