CDC Collegiate Leaders in Environmental Health (CLEH)
CDC/ATSDR’s National Center for Environmental Health/Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (NCEH/ATSDR) is offering a 10-week summer internship program for students in Environmental Studies, Ecology, Biology, Chemistry, Engineering, and other related majors to take place June 9-August 13, 2010. During the course of the internship, students are introduced to environmental health at the federal level through project collaboration, experiential learning opportunities, individual environmental health presentations, journal clubs, field trips, brown bag lunches, and through shadowing and mentoring relationships at CDC/ATSDR. Interns will be based at CDC/ATSDR’s Atlanta-Chamblee Campus where NCEH/ATSDR is housed. Students are paid $500 a week during the course of the program. Please go to their website www.cdc.gov/nceh/cleh for more information and application instructions. Applications are due February 16, 2010.
Eligibility requirements for CLEH interns:
- US citizenship or Permanent Resident with a green card,
- Full time enrollment at a college or university as a rising junior or rising senior by fall 2010
- Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, and
- An academic major or demonstrated coursework concentration in Environmental Studies, Engineering, Chemistry, Biology, Ecology or related fields.
Note: Seniors graduating in Spring 2010 will not be accepted to this program.For more information, please email LT Cory Moore, Environmental Health Officer, USPHS, Program Development Office, NCEH/ATSDR at CLEH@cdc.gov