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Public Health Laboratory Internship: an APHL-CDC Initiative

Public Health Laboratory Internship: an APHL-CDC Initiative

Interns will join a public health laboratory team to make an impact on protecting the health of our communities. Interns assist scientists working on meaningful projects while building skills such as general lab practices (e.g., pipetting, calibrations, etc.), data analysis, report management, problem solving, teamwork, and effective communication.

Eligible candidates: U.S. citizen or permanent resident currently enrolled at an accredited institution and in pursuit of a relevant certificate, associate’s, bachelor’s or master’s degree.

  • 18 years or older ​at the time of application submission
  • Start and end dates: Flexible
  • Hours and program length: An average of 20 hours a week for 12 to 16 weeks

Interns will be placed with a mentor at one of our member laboratories once they have been matched via the application process. For a comprehensive list of APHL Member Laboratories, please visit this map​. ​

Application Requirements 

  • Completed application form
  • Work history
  • Reference (either academic or professional)
  • College transcripts

Internship Benefits 

  • Network with public health laboratory professionals
  • First-hand experience in public health laboratory initiatives
  • Competitive stipend
  • Build transferable skills

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