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Public Health Associate Program/ Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
1/25/2012 3:30 PM - 1/25/2012 4:30 PM
STSS Building 518 & 520 (Science Teaching & Student Services Building)

INFORMATION SESSION:

Public Health Associate Program/ Centers for Disease Control & Prevention

Wednesday, January 25th 2012

3:30pm-4:30pm

STSS 518/520

The Public Health Associate Program (PHAP) is a competitive, two-year, paid fellowship within the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Public Health Associates are assigned to state, tribal, and local public health agencies throughout the United States working in all sectors of public health, including STD/HIV; Tuberculosis; Chronic Disease; Environmental Health; Public Health Preparedness; Immunization; Injury Prevention; and Maternal and Child Health. PHAP provides opportunities for promising future public health professionals to gain broad experience in the day-to-day operation of public health programs.

PHAP is open only to US citizens with a BA or BS degree (or who will obtain degree status before beginning the program). It is anticipated that PHAP will hire 50-65 associates in FY2012 and will receive well over 1000 applications for those positions. Applications open February 1, 2012. Position requires 2 letters of recommendation. You can find more information at this website if you would like: http://www.cdc.gov/phap/

Attend this information session to:

  • Learn first-hand tips,experiences, and background information from current CDC fellows
  • Steps to the application process and guidance on being a competitive applicant

  • In depth program information and positions