Evaluation Fellowship Program Call for Applications – 2017 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
For full announcement see: http: http://www.cdc.gov/eval/
The Centers for Disease Control and Pre Prevention (CDC) seeks applicants for the 201 2017 class of the CDC Evaluation Fellowship Pro Program. This is the 7th year of this ini initiative, and represents a major com commitment by CDC to program evaluation and pro program improvement. Fellows work under the lea leadership of CDC's Chief Evaluation Off Officer; they will be matched with CDC host pro programs in Atlanta to work on program eva evaluation activities for/with those pro programs.
About the Fellowship • The CDC Evaluation Fellowship P Program aims to expand the capacity of CDC p programs to conduct evaluation and increase i its usefulness and impact. • The Evaluation Fellowship Program signifies CDC’s dual commitment to making p program evaluation a standard part of p practice and to developing a cadre of p professionals with the skills to make that h happen. With the CDC Evaluation Fellowship, p programs will have the resources, tools, and l leadership to continuously improve their w work. • Started in 2011 with an initial class of 5 Fellows, the Fellowship has about 15-20 Fellows each year. • Though the Fellowship has grown d dramatically in just a few years, the F Fellowship remains highly competitive, with o only about 10% of applicants being selected f for the Evaluation Fellowship Program. • The Fellowship is intended to be a two-year program, with the second year con contingent on satisfactory performance and ava availability of funds.
About the CDC Evaluation Fellows • Fellows are PhD or master’s degree professionals with backgrounds in evaluation, behavioral and social sciences, public health, and other disciplines relevant to CDC’s work. Successful a applicants also typically have significant e experience in applied evaluation projects. • Fellows are typically based in A Atlanta, although we have had some Fellows a at CDC Centers in Washington, DC. • Fellows receive a monthly stipend d depending on education level and experience. • Unlike many Fellowships, CDC Eva Evaluation Fellows receive substantial fin financial support for their training and pro professional development, and a supplement to to offset health insurance costs.
Applying for the Fellowship • Applicants for the Fellowship go t through an extensive selection process, i including interviews with potential host p programs, culminating in CDC host programs a and Fellows being matched based on mutual i interest. • Candidates must have received their q qualifying degree within the past five years. • Qualifying degree must be completed b by end of Spring semester of the year c candidate is applying and on transcript by J June. • Appointments will be full-time at C CDC, typically in the Atlanta, Georgia area. • This is a training fellowship so F Fellows do not become employees of CDC. • Fellows are brought on through the O Oak Ridge Institute for Science and E Education (ORISE). • Non-U.S. citizens are eligible to apply. For more information see the ORISE Guidelines for Non-U.S. Citizens. • The deadline for applying to the CDC E Evaluation Fellowship Program is April 14, 2 2017, 1 pm Eastern Time. • To apply, create a profile, complete a s a short survey, and upload your CV/resume her here: htt https://www.zintellect.com/Posting/details/3001 01
Timeline • April 14: Application deadline • Mid to late April: We will select a and notify finalist Fellows • May 1-31: Host programs interview p potential Fellows • Early June: Fellow selection and n notification • August 14: Fellows must start by this this date
For questions: email CDCeval@cdc.gov Information about program evaluation at CDC: ht http://www.cdc.gov/eval/ ORISE information: http://orise.orau.gov/cdc/