Division of Public Health Fellowship Program

The Division of Public Health (DPH) invites recent graduates and new professionals to apply for the DPH Fellowship Program. This opportunity is for those who are interested in working in public health for state government and may not meet the required experience level to qualify for state positions. DPH has over 1,100 positions state-wide ranging in a variety of expertise and skill sets. Learn more about the organization of DPH.

APPLICATIONS CLOSED FOR THE SUMMER 2023 FELLOWSHIP OPPORTUNITY. Please check back at the beginning of 2024 for new fellowship opportunities. If you are interested to see what careers are available in public health, check out North Carolina government jobs (https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/northcarolina).

Who Should Apply?

New professionals who have graduated with a bachelor’s or master’s degree within the last three years in a major that reflects the requirement of the position listed. DPH is looking for candidates that have:

  • A strong academic record
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work 40 hours/week
  • A desire to work collaboratively as part of a team
  • A genuine interest in advancing public health in North Carolina

DPH welcomes candidates from all backgrounds and encourage those interested in applying to check out our available positions listed below.

How to Apply:

Information on future fellowship opportunities coming soon.

What to Expect?

Selected fellows will participate in monthly collective programs with other DPH fellows, opportunities for professional development, and networking events as well as attend two North Carolina based conferences. Fellows will also have access to a broad variety of training and e-learning opportunities. High deductible health insurance plan will be available within the first month of onboarding.

If you have any questions, please contact:

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