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Employer: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Located in: Atlanta, Georgia
Degree Required: Bachelors
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A complete application consists of:
A current resume/CV, including academic history, employment history, relevant experiences, and publication list
Two educational or professional references
All documents must be in English or include an official English translation.
If you have questions, send an email to CDCrpp@orau.org. Please include the reference code for this opportunity in your email.
There is an ORISE fellowship at the National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP) in the Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity (DNPAO) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, Georgia.
This project will provide experience in CDC approaches to promoting physical activity including STEP IT UP! The Surgeon General's Call to Action to Promote Walking and Walkable Communities. The project involves training with and guidance by a diverse group of public health professionals, including epidemiologists, behavioral scientists, and evaluation specialists.
The fellow will have the opportunity to be involved in the following activities:
The participant will be expected to develop benchmark reports, deliver presentations to internal and external partners, communicate with state and national partners and observe/participate in activities associated with a national partnership group. Other training opportunities may be identified during the term of appointment, such as synthesizing both research and practice-based literature.
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 is for 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 full-time 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.
Currently pursuing a Master's degree or have received this degree within 60 months. Should have a background in Health Sciences, Epidemiology or Public Health.
Posted on 11/15/2018
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