Thursday, February 10, 2011

Environmental Internship (GEH) at CDC/ATSDR

Environmental Internship

Graduate Environmental Health program (GEH)

Opportunity Announcement

CDC/ATSDR's National Center for Environmental Health/Agency for Toxic
Substances and Disease Registry (NCEH/ATSDR) is offering a 10-week summer
internship program for graduate students. The Graduate Environmental Health
program (GEH) is a paid ten week summer internship 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 the CDC.
Interns will receive a $750 weekly stipend while participating in this
program. The mission of the internship is to offer selected students a
broad overview of environmental health at the federal level and to foster
an interest in environmental health as a career. Applicants should have a
passion for the environment and an eagerness to learn about the
environment's link to human health.


· Application deadline: Monday, February 28, 2011

· Notification to intern of acceptance: Friday, April 1, 2011

· Acceptance of internship offer by student and initiation of
paperwork: Wednesday, April 6, 2011

· Internship dates: Wednesday, June 8, 2011 -- Friday, August 12,

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

Eligibility Requirements

1. US Citizen or Permanent Resident with green card

2. Currently enrolled full-time in a college/university as a graduate
student in a degree granting program

3. Interests and/or studies that are applicable to the field of
environmental health

4. Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a scale of 4.0

5. Proof of health insurance

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