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Job Title: CDC Health Communication Fellowship
Job Number:
Organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Posted: 5/2/2019
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Health Communication
Industry: Government
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Atlanta,  GA    USA
Compensation:
Position Description: A research opportunity is currently available with the Office of Training, Education, and Communication (OTEC), Division of Global Migration and Quarantine (DGMQ) within the National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID) at the Centers for Disease Control and and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, Georgia.

The participant will be mentored by health communication specialists who are experienced in the areas of risk communication science, clear communication, and communication evaluation.

Under the guidance of a mentor, the participant will be trained in the following activities:

•Learn and apply the principles of clear communication and risk communication science to create communication products

•Learn how to communicate health information to multiple audiences, including travelers, expatriates, physicians, and others who work with globally mobile populations (e.g. travelers, immigrants, refugees, migrants, binational populations)

•Learn how to evaluate the reach of various communication products and strategies to determine their effectiveness

•Learn how to plan, produce, and develop multimedia presentations, videos, and trainings

•Learn methods of effective interviewing in order to create engaging and meaningful stories

•Learn how to promptly research and respond to inquiries from the public by collaborating with science subject matter experts

•Attend trainings and webinars on communication topics (e.g., best practices in social media message development and web content development, communication evaluation, plain language, digital first principles)

•Support and respond to public health emergencies (e.g., Ebola, measles) as needed

Qualifications: The qualified candidate should have received a bachelor's or master's degree (preferred) in one of the relevant fields, or be currently pursuing one of the degrees and will reach completion by the start date of the the appointment. Degree must have been received within five years of the appointment start date.

Preferred skills:

•Experience with Microsoft Office including Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel

•Experience in principles of clear communication, health literacy, and plain language of written content to multiple types of audiences

•Diverse experience in creating content for a variety of communication formats and platforms, particularly social media

Organization Description:

Closing Date: 8/2/2019
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Laura Whitlock,  CDC Health Communication Fellowship
Contact Location: 1600 Clifton Rd

Atlanta   GA  30316
United States
Contact Location: 1600 Clifton Rd
 
  Atlanta   GA  30316
  United States
Contact Phone:  
Contact Fax:
Contact Email: wmg5@cdc.gov
Web Address:
How to Apply: All interested applicants must apply through the Zintellect website: https://bit.ly/2DTaJXM

All other methods of applying (email, etc.) will not be accepted.

Additional Information:

Web Site Delete Date: 5/31/2019