The Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL) and the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are seeking students who are interested in exploring a career in the laboratory sciences.
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: US 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.
• Start and end dates: Flexible
• Hours and program length: An average of 20 hours a week for
12 to 16 weeks
Not only will interns practice transferable skills such as laboratory techniques, problem solving, teamwork, and effective communication, but they will also have the opportunity to network with laboratory professionals and be supervised by a qualified mentor for the duration of the project.