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Preprofessional Opportunities

Collegiate Leaders in Environmental Health (CLEH) Summer Internship


Category: Summer
Location: Atlanta Georgia
Deadline: Mid February


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. Seniors graduating this spring will not be accepted to this program.


This is a 10-week summer environmental internship for undergraduate students majoring in Environmental Studies, Engineering, Chemistry, Biology, Ecology, or related fields who are passionate about the environment, interested in human health, and curious about how they are linked. Interns will be placed in environmental health programs at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): National Center for Environmental Health/Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (NCEH/ATSDR) at CDC's Chamblee Campus (address). Over the course of the summer, interns will be exposed to a broad overview of environmental public health issues at the federal level.