Epidemiology and Biostatistics Jobs and Internships


National Cancer Institute Health Communications Internship Program (HCIP)

  • Year-long program in Bethesda or Rockville, Maryland 
  • Stipends range between $28,500 and $36,000
  • Application due in March for August start date
  • Must be U.S. citizen or U.S. permanent resident; currently enrolled in or within two years of graduating from graduate school

National Cancer Institute Division of Cancer Epidemiology & Genetics Summer Internship

  • 8-10 week summer internship located in Rockville, MD
  • Applications due mid-November
  • Stipend based on academic level

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences Summer Internship Program

  • 8+ week summer internship in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina
  • Applications due March 1
  • Must be U.S. citizen or U.S. permanent resident; undergraduate and graduate opportunities

World Health Organization Internship Programme

  • 6-12 week UNPAID internships located all over the world
  • Must be at least 20 years old on the date of application; rising senior or graduate student

Memorial Sloan Kettering Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics Summer Internship Program

  • 6-8 week summer internship, located in New York City
  • Small stipend, no housing provided
  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S.

American Statistical Association Internship listings

  • ASA-compiled links to internships at major companies around the U.S.
  • Most application deadlines range from January through the end of March

James A. Ferguson Emerging Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program

  • 9-week summer program in Baltimore, MD or Atlanta, GA
  • $4,000 stipend, plus housing and round-trip travel
  • Application deadline January 31st
  • For graduate students interested in infectious diseases research and health disparities; underrepresented population strongly encouraged to apply

Columbia University Summer Public Health Scholars Program (SPHSP)

  • 10-week summer program in New York City for undergraduates going into junior or senior years or recent baccalaureate degree students who are undecided about career goals
  • Stipend, housing, and round-trip travel provided
  • Must be U.S. citizen, permanent resident, or U.S. national

Minimum GPA of 2.7; underrepresented population strongly encouraged to apply

Save the Mothers Internship in Uganda

  • For 2016/2017 academic year
  • Must have completed an undergraduate degree
  • Housing provided and stipend of $2000 to go toward travel; rest of costs are responsibility of intern
  • Deadline: May 13, 2016

Foundation for International Medical Relief of Children – Internship/Practicum

  • All volunteer; undergraduate or graduate
  • Locations in Central and South America and Uganda

International Medical Corps - Jobs and Internships

  •  Most international, but some in Los Angeles or Washington, DC

  •  Can search current openings from this site

Global Health Corps

  • Year-long paid fellowships in the US and various African countries to address health inequities
  • Application opens early November; deadline is early February
  • Must be 30 years of age or younger and have an undergraduate degree by June of the placement year


Applied Public Health Informatics Fellowship (APHIF)

  • One-year on-the-job training at a state or local health agency in the field of applied public health informatics
  • Masters or doctoral level degree required; US citizen or permanent resident
  • Certificate in public health informatics or relevant experience (detailed on website) also required

Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists Applied Epidemiology Fellowship

  • Year-long fellowship located at state and local health departments for masters and doctoral graduates in epidemiology or related field
  • Stipend, moving/relocation expenses, and professional development money provided
  • Application deadline mid-January for summer start date

Public Health Job Search Engine maintained by Emory University Rollins School of Public Health

  • GREAT place to start your job search!
  • Choose specialty (ie. Epidemiology, Biostatistics) in “Classification”
  • Lists newest to oldest; can be narrowed down by region, date, etc.