PHI/CDC Global Health Fellowship
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Employer: Global Health (CUGH)/ Public Health Institute
Located in: Atlanta, Georgia
Degree Required: PhD
Wonderful opportunity at CDC offices in Atlanta and around the world for MPH and PhD graduates.
The Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH) is partnering with the Public Health Institute to run the PHI/CDC Global Health Fellowship Program. This is a U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention-funded program that supports promising emerging global health professionals to develop the technical skills needed to respond to today’s public health challenges. Fellows have the exciting opportunity to work with leading CDC experts and contribute to public health projects around the world.
The PHI/CDC Global Health Fellowship Program, implemented by the Public Health Institute, is a CDC-funded fellowship that supports promising emerging global public health professionals to develop technical skills needed to respond to today’s public health needs and challenges. The PHI/CDC Global Health Fellowship Program builds on a long history of fellowship programs by the Centers for Disease Control and Public Health Institute for students, graduates, and emerging professionals to strengthen the global public health workforce and programs with an emphasis in the areas of epidemiology, HIV prevention, monitoring and evaluation (M&E), strategic information, program management, and surveillance.
Fellows are placed in Atlanta and in CDC offices abroad where they will work on the front lines of global health and hone their professional skill. To qualify, applicants must:
· Have an MPH or PhD in Public Health from a CEPH-accredited school or program
· Have received their qualifying degree prior to the beginning of the fellowship or within the last five years
· Be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent residence and authorized to work in the U.S.
You may learn more about the program here or contact Marissa Thomas Chan, CUGH University Liaison Officer, at email@example.com A flyer is also attached for distribution to your network and may be printed and left in your career or department office for students to see. Thank you so much for your interest. Please don’t hesitate to contact me if you have any questions regarding the program.
FELLOWSHIP AT A GLANCE
Minimum Eligibility Requirements
– Master’s degree or PhD in Public Health from a CEPH accredited school or program required
– Recent graduates must have received their Masters or Doctorate degree prior to the beginning of the fellowship (no later than September 2018) or within the last five years (no earlier than September 2013).
– U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident and authorized to work in the U.S.
– Fellowship locations are approximately 40% domestic, U.S. based (primarily Atlanta) and 60% overseas-based.
– Fellowship assignments are full-time one-year opportunities. Fellows may renew or apply for other fellowships but may not exceed three years maximum as a fellow.
– Fellows are contractors with the Public Health Institute and are issued fellowship agreements.
– Fellows receive a stipend allowance. Stipends for fellowship placements starting 2018 are $48,109 for Master’s level candidates and $53,137 for Doctoral level candidates.
– In addition to stipends, fellows are provided predetermined allowances in the following categories: housing, local travel, travel/training and health. Amounts vary based on fellowship location and scope of work. Actual amounts are shared upon offer of fellowship placement.
– Access to training and professional development advice and resources to prepare for future career opportunities
– Domestic based fellowships are responsible for their own relocation expenses
– Overseas based fellowships are provided a one-time relocation airfare, and shipping allowance
– Fellows are responsible for obtaining adequate medical coverage. The health allowance provided is meant to offset this cost. Proof of medical coverage is required before you begin the fellowship placement.
– Placements at US Center for Disease Control (CDC) headquarters Atlanta office or CDC overseas host office in one of the following chosen fellowship track areas below:
The preceding statements are intended to describe the general activities associated with this fellowship position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all activities, skills, or efforts associated with the fellowship. For detailed examples of Fellowship Assignment Descriptions for each track read more here.
The Fellow, with guidance from CDC mentors will assist in the planning and implementing of targeted activities at CDC. Specific examples of past fellowship activities are detailed below.
||Interested candidates submit applications online. Applications submitted into applicant pool by track of interest.
||PHI/CDC Global Health Fellowship Program reviews applications, matches, and refers top candidates to CDC provided scopes of work.
||CDC mentors conduct technical review and interview top candidates.
||Selected finalists are notified.
||PHI/CDC Global Health Fellowship Program collects transcripts and checks references for selected finalists.
||PHI/CDC Global Health Fellowship Program extends fellowship placements to selected finalists. Selected finalists are provided the details of the fellowship placements allowances at this time.
||New fellows undergo CDC security clearance process (30-45 days).
||PHI/CDC Global Health Fellow Orientation (After Labor Day). All fellows are required to attend a 1 – 2 week orientation in Atlanta before beginning their placement. Actual dates will be shared with new fellows.
TIPS FOR SUCCESSFUL APPLICATIONS
– Carefully read the fellowship technical tracks to help inform your track selection
– Tailor and update your resume/CV to the specific technical tracks you are applying for.
– Do not include personal information such as: photos, salary history/requirements, references, marital status, social security number, age, etc. in your resume/CV
– Proofread your materials before submitting
– Avoid use of complex formatting such as tables
– Choose two references that can speak strongly to your relevant skills and qualifications, characteristics, and strengths
To Apply: https://phi-cdcfellows.org/fellows/what-is-a-fellow/
Posted on 11/29/2018
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