Public Health Fellowship, CDC

Public Health Fellowship, CDC

Role Description

A program reporting and communications opportunity is currently available with the Evaluation, Policy, Innovations and Curriculum team in the Workforce Institute and Development Branch (WIDB)/Division of Global Health Protection, within the Center for Global Health (CGH) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) located in Atlanta, Georgia.

The participant will learn and receive training in CDC’s global health capacity building programs through conducting information gathering and analysis activities about country Field and Epidemiology Training Programs (FETP) that highlight the success of the fellows, residents and trainees work. FETP’s aim is to build capacity specifically for public health institutions and workforce, using a learn by doing approach, and are supported by US CDC to improve the detection, response and prevention of health threats within a country and internationally. Under the guidance of a mentor, the participant can expect to receive training & skills by (1) contributing to the development of program communication products, including participating in team, branch and division-level planning meetings (2) updating and collating surveillance data, with follow up to ensure data accuracy and completeness.


  • Serves on branch, team and workgroups for communication and program advocacy activities and collaborate with the monitoring and evaluation team with entry of frontline FETP evaluation of data
  • Contribute to the following activities:
    • Identification, collection and development of success stories for each of the partnerships
    • Revision and development of country FETP supported-by- partners fact sheets 
    • Data entry as requested by the Monitoring and Evaluation team Reporting on quality of the collected and providing feedback for refining data collection/entry tools, analyzes results, and provides oral and written reports
    • Updating of the “historic database” that feeds the FETP Info tool

Position details 

This program, administered by ORAU through its contract with the U.S. Department of Energy to manage the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education, was established through an interagency agreement between DOE and CDC. The initial appointment can be up to one year, but may be renewed upon recommendation of CDC contingent on the availability of funds. The participant will receive a monthly stipend commensurate with educational level and experience. Proof of health insurance is required for participation in this program. The appointment is part-time (20 hours per week) at CDC in the Atlanta, Georgia, area. Participants do not become employees of CDC, DOE or the program administrator, and there are no employment-related benefits.


The qualified candidate should be currently pursuing or have received a master’s degree in one of the relevant fields. Degree must have been received within five years of the appointment start date. 

How to Apply 


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