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CDC Training for Public Health Advocates Program

The 2020 application period for PHAP candidates is January 22–28, 2020.

The PHAP host site application period is April 1–14, 2020. Please continue to check back for updates.

The Public Health Associate Program (PHAP) is a competitive, two-year, paid training program with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. PHAP associates are assigned to public health agencies and nongovernmental organizations in the United States and US territories, and work alongside other professionals across a variety of public health settings.

Throughout the two-year training program, associates gain hands-on experience that will serve as a foundation for their public health careers. After completing the program, PHAP graduates are qualified to apply for jobs with public health agencies and organizations.

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