Summer ORISE Fellowship Opportunity at CDC

Posted by AAIP News on 11/12/2014

 

Introduction

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Center for Environmental Health (NCEH), Division of Laboratory Sciences (DLS), is seeking Summer ORISE Fellows to focus on public health issues related to the environment.  Candidates will join projects associated with developing and applying new methods to characterize and quantitate biochemical markers that are relevant in environmental exposures and chronic diseases.  The fellowship carries a stipend of approximately $2,700 per month for full-time undergraduate student fellows and $3,400 for full-time graduate student fellows.

Qualifications

Current undergraduate and graduate students majoring in applied sciences that have completed three years of major coursework may apply. Chemistry and biology majors are preferred, although highly qualified candidates from other science majors may be considered. Must be able to comply with safety and security requirements before or upon reporting to CDC.

Application Process

The appointment is through the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education.  The application is available at: http://orise.orau.gov/cdc

To be considered, please send all application materials, including the application, a current resume, official transcript, and two letters of recommendation, to [email protected] by January 16, 2015. Please reference CDC-NCEH-2015-0002 in all communications.

For further information contact

Daniel Parker at (770) 488-7854 or [email protected].

Website: http://www.cdc.gov/nceh/dls/orise.html