Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Summer ORISE Fellowhip Opportunity at CDC


Introduction
The Centers for Disease Control and Preventio(CDC), National Center forEnvironmental 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 tcharacterize and quantitate biochemical markers that arerelevant in environmental exposures and chronic diseases.  The fellowship carries a stipend of approximately $2,700 per month for full-time undergraduate student fellows and $3,300 for full-time graduate student fellows.

Qualifications
Current undergraduate and graduate students majoring in chemistry or biology and who have completed or expect to complete three years of coursework in chemistry or biology before the start of the fellowship may apply.  They must also be able to comply with safety and security requirements before or upon reporting to CDC.

Application Process
The appointment is through the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education.  The application is available at: http://orise.orau.gov/cdc

To be considered, please send all application materials, including the application, a current resume, official transcript, and two letters of recommendation, toCDCrpp@orau.org by January 17, 2014. Please reference CDC-NCEH-2014-0004 LS in all communications.