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11/19/13 - CDC seeks Summer ORISE Fellows to focus on public health issues related to environment

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Environmental Health Division of Laboratory Sciences is seeking Summer ORISE Fellows to focus on public health issues related to the environment.

Candidates will work on projects associated with developing and applying new methods to characterize and quantitate biochemical markers that are relevant in environmental exposures and chronic diseases. The fellowship carries a stipend of approximately $2,700/month for full-time undergraduate student fellows, and $3,300 for full-time graduate student fellows.

Mississippi State University students who plan to major in chemistry or biology and have taken courses in general chemistry or biology may apply. They must also comply with safety and security requirements before or upon reporting to CDC.

The appointment is through the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education, and the application is online at

To be considered, please send all application materials, including the application, a current resume, official transcript, and two letters of recommendation, to by Jan. 17, 2014. Please reference CDC-NCEH-2014-0004 UPO in all communications.

For further information, please contact Daniel Parker at 770-488-7854 or or visit

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