Fellowships & Internships

ASPPH works with practice partners locally and nationally to prepare the future public health workforce through mentored, practical training experiences.

Training the Future Public Health Workforce

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The first of its kind to be offered by ASPPH, the ASPPH/USDA Rural Health Fellowship Program provides opportunities for fellows to contribute to USDA programs related to rural health, lead the development of tools to better understand USDA programs for federal and non-federal partners, implement rural health initiatives, and build and maintain relationships across USDA and between USDA and its partners. Fellowship assignments are full-time opportunities with possible placement at USDA headquarters in Washington, DC

Deadline: Wednesday, January 11, 2023


Started in 1995, the ASPPH/CDC Public Health Fellowship Program has fostered career development in areas such as Epidemiology, Public Health Policy, Health Communications, Biostatistics, Informatics, Monitoring & Evaluation, and Strategic Information, to name a few. Fellowship assignments are full-time opportunities with possible placement at CDC headquarters in Atlanta, GA and CDC regional offices nationwide.


Started in 2003, the ASPPH/EPA Environmental Health Fellowship Program has provided experiential learning opportunities in training areas such as Safe and Sustainable Water, Children’s Environmental Health, Environmental Justice, Air Quality, and Safe Chemicals. Fellowship assignments are full-time opportunities with possible placement at EPA headquarters in Washington, DC, Research Triangle Park, NC, and EPA regional offices nationwide.

ASPPH Public Health Fellowship Program

The ASPPH Public Health Fellowship Program was established in 2021 and is based at ASPPH headquarters in Washington, DC. Fellows are provided opportunities to develop professional skills and enhance their leadership abilities through direct participation in ASPPH activities that advance education in public health, thataddress the effects of Climate Change on Public Health, and that seek to dismantle the barriers that prevent or hinder inclusion, diversity, equity, and antiracism in public health academia.

ASPPH Internship Programs

The ASPPH Public Health Internship is a professional development opportunity that allows current graduate students to combine classroom education with practical training experience. Internship positions are full-time opportunities for the duration of 10 to 12 weeks over the summer and are located at ASPPH headquarters in Washington, DC. 

Applicants must be currently enrolled in a Masters or Doctoral program at a CEPH accredited ASPPH-member school or program of public health. Applicants must be students at the time of application, although may have graduated prior to entering the program. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or hold visas permitting permanent residence in the U.S. (i.e., have a “Green Card”) to be eligible for the Internship program. Preference will be given to candidates with a Certified in Public Health (CPH). 

View the full list of CEPH-accredited, ASPPH-member schools and programs.