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Summer ORISE Fellows at CDC

Minimum GPA: 
Additional Eligibility Notes: 

The current deadline for application has passed but check again in the fall for next year's application.

College students who plan to major in chemistry or biology and have taken courses in general chemistry or biology may apply.  They must also comply with safety and security requirements before or upon reporting to CDC.

The appointment is through the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education.  The application may be found at .

Send a resume, a copy of an official transcript, and recommendations or your application will not be reviewed.

Send all application materials to DeAnna Copeland at ORISE, Attention: CDC-NCEH-2013-0001 UPO, at

External Deadline: 
Field(s) of Interest: 
Natural Sciences
Time of Opportunity: 
North America
Funding Type: 
Scholarships / Fellowships
Funding Source: 
Externally-funded opportunity
International Students Eligible?: 
Yes – Opportunity has no citizenship restrictions

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 $2,500/month for full-time summer fellows.