Texas Tech University

Earn a Fellowship on Environmental Health with the CDC

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. The program dates are May 25th – August 5th, 2016.

Current undergraduate and graduate students majoring in applied sciences are eligible to apply. Chemistry and biology majors are preferred, although highly qualified candidates from other science majors may be considered. Applicants must be able to comply with safety and security requirements before or upon reporting to CDC.

How to Apply

The appointment is through the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) Fellowship Program.

  • Apply on-line at: https://www.zintellect.com/Posting/details/1563#
  • Using the link above, the following items are required:
    • Resume/CV
    • Official transcript
    • Two letters of recommendation
    • Completed application form
  • Incomplete applications or submissions made after the application deadline will not be considered.
  • The application deadline is January 15, 2016.

Please visit http://www.cdc.gov/nceh/dls/orise.html for more information or contact Daniel Parker at (770) 488-7854 or DParker2@cdc.gov.