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Office of the Surgeon General Fellowship(s) in Science and Policy


U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

200 Independence Avenue S.W. Washington DC 20201


Be part of a team that works at the intersection of public health, science and medicine, public policy, external engagement, design and digital communications. Fellowship opportunities are currently available in Division of Science and Policy in the of the U.S. Surgeon General’s Office (OSG) within the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health (OASH)  at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) in Washington, DC.

OSG is responsible for communicating the best possible science to the public on a variety of issues, including but not limited to active living, emotional wellbeing, addiction, violence prevention, tobacco use prevention and healthy eating.  Under the guidance of a mentor, opportunities may include:



Select here to access the fellowship portal to apply and submit the following:

The Administrative Details

The Fine Print

This program , administered by Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) through its contract with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to manage the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education, was established through an interagency agreement between DOE and HHS. The initial appointment is for one year, but may be renewed upon recommendation of HHS contingent on the availability of funds. The participant will receive a monthly stipend commensurate with educational level and experience. Proof of health insurance is required for participation in this program. The appointment is full-time at HHS in the Washington, DC, area. Participants do not become employees of HHS or the program administrator, and there are no fringe benefits paid.