University of Nebraska Medical Center

CDC Summer Internship in Environmental Health

Deadline: February 10, 2016


CDC’s National Center for Environmental Health and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (NCEH/ATSDR) are offering a paid 10-week summer internship program for graduate students. The Graduate Environmental Health program (GEH) is available for graduate students with majors or interests deemed to be in support of environmental health missions at NCEH/ATSDR. During the program, interns will be assigned to projects that utilize the skills they’ve acquired through graduate studies and personal experiences. Interns will also be able to take advantage of lecture series and other opportunities offered at CDC/ATSDR. The number of intern positions is dependent on funds available. Interns will receive a weekly stipend of approximately $780 while participating in this program. Applicants should have a passion for the environment and an eagerness to learn about the environment’s link to human health.


Important Dates:

  • Program notifies applicants of acceptance: Friday, March 18, 2016
  • Acceptance of internship offer by student and initiation of paperwork: Friday, March 25, 2016
  • Internship dates: Monday, June 13, 2016 – Wednesday, August 17, 2016

 Note: CDC/ATSDR will review applications and make final award selections.

Eligibility Requirements

  1. US Citizen or Permanent Resident with green card
  1. Currently enrolled full-time as a graduate student in a degree granting program (Applicants must be returning to school following completion of the internship)
  1. Interests and/or studies that are applicable to the field of Environmental Health
  2. Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a scale of 4.0
  3. Proof of health insurance

Please visit our website for more information and application instructions: www.cdc.gov/nceh/geh

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