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Partnership for Public Service

HHS (including CDC) ranked 5th in Best Places to Work in the Federal Government 2016! Learn more.

Brenda Fitzgerald, M.D. Appointed as CDC Director

As part of the leading national public health protection agency in the United States, you will play a key role in helping to protect the world from the threat of deadly diseases such as HIV/AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis. It’s an immense responsibility, and your expertise, whether scientific or nonscientific, will help us carry out this vital mission.

Saving Lives

The goal of CDC is to employ a workforce as diverse as the world itself. We promote an environment that embraces the differences between us and strengthens the bonds formed by our similarities.

Learn more about Diversity at CDC.

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The Pathways Program for students and college graduates can be your ticket to a rewarding public health career with the CDC. Learn more about career pathways at CDC.

Looking for a Career with Purpose?

You’ll find it here. CDC is the nation's public health protection agency, working 24/7 to protect America from health and safety threats, both foreign and domestic.

CDC is the nation’s health protection agency, working 24/7 to protect America from health and safety threats, both foreign and domestic. CDC increases the health security of our nation.

Learn more about Working at CDC.

Zika Response

The CDC recently held the Zika Action Plan Summit which brought together leaders to discuss what can be done to improve preparedness for Zika.

Find out details about Zika and how the CDC is responding to and increasing knowledge about Zika.


The CDC has numerous fellowship and training programs for students and college graduates interested in a rewarding public health experience. Check our site for more information!

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I am CDC - Video Series

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