APHA announces the search for the APHA Public Health Fellowship in Government for 2009. APHA is looking for candidates with strong public health credentials who wish to spend one year in Washington, D.C. working in a congressional office on legislative and policy issues related to health, the environment or other critical public health issues.
The fellowship will begin in January 2009 and continue through December 2009. The fellowship is designed to provide a unique public policy learning experience, to demonstrate the value of science-government interaction, and to make practical contributions to enhancing public health science and practical knowledge in government.
Applications and additional information are available through the links below. The application, including CV and three letters of recommendation, are due to APHA by May 30, 2008. APHA leaders, former fellows and policy experts will review the applications and select the finalists. All candidates must be APHA members, have five years of experience in a public health position and a graduate degree in a public health discipline.
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