Applied Epidemiology Fellowships, CSTE

Applied Epidemiology Fellowships, CSTE

Category : Alumni

The Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE) application is currently open for both Class 20 and Class 21 of the Applied Epidemiology Fellowship (AEF) program application to accept new applications for placements for Class 20 (beginning by January 2023) and for Class 21 (Summer 2023).

At this time, CSTE has re-opened our application for Class 20 specifically for host sites with a focus on Maternal and Child Health. We are looking to fill the Maternal and Child Health host sites for Class 20 immediately! CSTE currently has one available host site placement focusing on Maternal and Child Health at the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention (Host Site Billets | CSTE Fellows (

The goal of AEF is to provide a high-quality on-the-job training experience in applied epidemiology for recent graduates and prepare fellows for long-term career placement at the state and local level. Based on their interests and available positions, fellows are matched to a State, Territorial, Local, or Tribal health department for two years under the guidance of two experienced mentors.

During their assignment, fellows develop a set of core competency skills related to epidemiologic methods, communication skills, public health practice and policy.

How to Apply

To apply for AEF Class 20 and/or Class 21 consideration, please view and complete the online application at cste_aef_candidate_application (

For Class 20, the available host sites will have a subject area of either Injury-Drug Overdose or Maternal and Child Health. Available host sites for Class 20 can be found by visiting Host Site Billets | CSTE Fellows ( In order to be eligible for Class 20, candidates must have their degree completed by December 2022. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

For Class 21, CSTE will have more subject area options for candidates which includes but is not limited to Infectious Diseases, Chronis Health, Substance Use/Mental Health, etc. In order to be eligible for Class 21, candidates must have their degree completed by June 30, 2023. Our application timeline for Class 21 can be found by visiting Prospective Fellows | CSTE Fellows (

For more information, including eligibility requirements, visit If you have questions about the fellowship application, please contact CSTE via email at aef [at] cste [dot] org


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