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The Association of Public Health Laboratories ( APHL ) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ( CDC ) offer internship , fellowship and leadership programs for those interested in starting or furthering an exciting career in public health laboratory science . These programs offer realworld , hands-on experience while working collaboratively with industry leaders and developing professional networks .

Career Pathways

Explore niche fields in public health and take your first step towards making an impact .
• While enrolled in an undergraduate program , students can apply for a Public Health Laboratory Internship to gain real-world experience and network with highly skilled , professional laboratory scientists .
• Graduates can apply to bolster their education with one- to two-year fellowships that enhance their skills and networking opportunities and fellows will be matched with a mentor for their journey .
• APHL ’ s Emerging Leader Program provides laboratory professionals with opportunities to acquire valuable leadership skills , preparing them to advance into managerial and supervisory positions .
Interested in helping to inspire others ? Help us make public health careers more accessible by encouraging others to explore Career Pathways in Public Health Laboratory Science .

Learn more at www . aphl . org / Career-Pathways

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