Traineeships & Fellowships

Supporting Our Students

The School of Public Health offers a number of federal research traineeships to support our graduate students. Public Health Traineeships are federally funded and typically are awarded as payment of tuition and fees, either in part or whole depending on the availability of funds. In order to qualify, a student must be either a U.S. citizen or permanent resident at the time of application

Many of the traineeships, except for the Public Health Traineeship, are housed within individual academic divisions.

Office of the Dean

The Dean’s office offers a school-wide traineeship. Public Health Traineeships are federally funded and typically awarded as payment of tuition and fees, either in part or whole depending on the availability of funds. In order to qualify, a student must be either a U.S. citizen or permanent resident at the time of application. Click on the link below to learn more about the program.

 

Community Health Sciences

Community Health Sciences offers traineeship opportunities through the following programs:

 

Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Division

EOHS allows students to acquire specialized training in Industrial Hygiene, Hazardous Substances, and Occupational Medicine. These opportunities are made possible by the Occupational and Environmental Health and Safety Education and Research Center, a NIOSH-funded Education and Research Center. The Illinois ERC is a recognized leader in research training, and research to promote healthier and safer workplaces and workers. The Illinois ERC aims to improve, promote, and maintain the health of workers and communities through innovative and interdisciplinary activities that: 1) Educate graduate students to be professionals and researchers in occupational and environmental health and safety; 2) Prepare professionals to be leaders and practitioners in their disciplines through continuing education; 3) Enhance the expertise of employers, worker organizations, and communities through outreach and technical assistance; and 4) Enrich the knowledge base for solving current and future problems.

 

Epidemiology and Biostatistics

The UIC Komen Cancer Epidemiology and Health Disparities Fellowship was developed in 2011 and focuses on training of Masters and Doctoral level students to become cancer epidemiology and health disparities researchers. For further information, please contact Judith Sayad (jvsayad@uic.edu).

 

Health Policy and Administration

Fogarty UIC AIDS International Training and Research ProgramThe UIC-AITRP is designed to build long-term capacties that help to address the AIDS epidemic in Chile, China, Indonesia, and Malawi. The program aims to provide biomedical and behavioral science training in HIV/AIDS prevention at the MS, Ph.D, and post-doctoral levels in Public Health and/or Nursing for students and practicing professionals in Chile, China, Indonesia, and Malawi.

 

Institute for Health Research and Policy

Established in 1992 with funding from the National Cancer Institute, Cancer Education and Career Development Program aims to control and prevent cancer through predoctoral and postdoctoral fellowships.

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