Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

About Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

CDC works 24/7 to protect America from health, safety and security threats, both foreign and in the U.S. Whether diseases start at home or abroad, are chronic or acute, curable or preventable, human error or deliberate attack, CDC fights disease and supports communities and citizens to do the same.

CDC increases the health security of our nation. As the nation’s health protection agency, CDC saves lives and protects people from health threats. To accomplish our mission, CDC conducts critical science and provides health information that protects our nation against expensive and dangerous health threats, and responds when these arise.


ORISE Fellow

June 2020 - August 2020 Cincinnati, OH
“Opportunities to lead group projects and interact with many departments within the agency. There was a lot of freedom to work creatively and collaboratively with other students and full time employees. Everyone is happy to help with any and all issues. In general, a great team of people to work with.”

Cyber security

October 2018 Atlanta, GA
“Learning about the positions offered throughout the cdc and learning the ins and outs of cyber security.”
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Questions & Answers

What would it be like to work as an epidemiology assistant at the CDC?

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