Public Health Job Opportunities

Presidential Management Fellows Program

Since 1977 the PMF Program has matched outstanding graduate students with exciting Federal opportunities.

This rigorous, two-year paid fellowship includes challenging assignments, developmental assignments, and networking opportunities. Finalists appointed as PMFs are hired by Federal Agencies to engage in solving domestic and/or international issues in a variety of fields, such as public policy, foreign policy, business administration, engineering, science, technology, public health, cybersecurity, and more.

The PMF Program seeks eligible graduate students every year who want to make a difference through public service. 

The selection process for the Presidential Management Fellows Program consists of the following:

  1. Application
  2. On-Line Assessment
  3. Finalist Selection
  4. Agency Placement as a Fellow

More information about application and selection is available on the PMF website, at www.pmf.gov

If you are interested in federal employment, you should consider this program (many fellows go on to secure a permanent position). Recent years have seen a number of public health related positions, and we expect to see even more this year.

The website has a lot of helpful information for applicants on the Become a PMF tab. This year the application will be open from September 30th – October 14th.

Research Faculty Position in Injury Prevention Epidemiology

The University of Iowa, College of Public Health invites applications for a research-track faculty position in Occupational andEnvironmental Health.

Department of Occupational and Environmental Health

The Department offers a rich environment for collaborative research. Fifteen professors direct or participate in an array of extramurally funded research and outreach programs, including:

  • A CDC-funded Injury Prevention Research Center
  • A NIOSH-funded Center for Agricultural Safety and Health
  • A NIOSH-funded Education and Research Center
  • A NIOSH-funded Healthier Workforce Center of the Midwest
  • A NIEHS-funded Environmental Health Sciences Research Center
  • A NIEHS-funded Iowa Superfund Research Program
  • NIH, CDC, and other investigator-initiated research projects

GA Positions w/NE DHHS

There are openings for GA positions with the Nebraska state health department’s Epi Division. Most of the work will be COVID-19 related, but some other work may also be involved. 

These positions will be based in Lincoln, and include compensation for some tuition and fees, in addition to wages. Students will work up to 20hrs/wk during semesters. See document below for full description and application information. Must be a COPH student, enrolled in a master’s or PhD degree program.

CDC’s Public Health Associate Program (PHAP) application open until Jan 28

The Public Health Associate Program (PHAP), a unique public health training program with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), will open its 2020 application period January 22–28. PHAP is seeking exceptional recent college graduates interested in public health careers.

PHAP is a two year, competitive, paid training program. Associates gain broad, hands-on experience working in public health programs in state, tribal, local, and territorial public health departments; nongovernmental organizations; public health institutes and associations; academic institutions; and CDC quarantine stations. Continue reading “CDC’s Public Health Associate Program (PHAP) application open until Jan 28”

ORISE Epidemiology position

The Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center (NMCPHC) ensures Navy and Marine Corps Readiness through leadership in prevention of disease and promotion of health. Through the ORISE program, the NMCPHC provides opportunities to participate in on-going applied research and development projects in the areas of Environmental Health, Engineering, Biological Sciences, Public Health, Occupational and Environmental Health, Industrial Hygiene, Environmental Sanitation and Hygiene, and Laboratory Services. Continue reading “ORISE Epidemiology position”