CT DPH Public Health Fellowship Program
Fellowship opportunities to promote careers in Connecticut’s Public Health Workforce
In support of the Connecticut Department of Public Health (CT DPH), the Yale School of Public Health Office of Public Health Practice (OPHP) is leading a new Public Health Fellowship Program (PHFP) for students across the state.
The PHFP aims to build interest in public health careers by supporting students in high-quality public health fellowship placements in CT and providing students with $3,500 stipends. The program is open to 3rd or 4th-year undergraduate or graduate-level students enrolled at any accredited academic institution and in any degree program relevant to public health.
Eligible placement sites include CT DPH, local health departments, and community-based public health agencies that work with state or local health agencies in Connecticut.
- ● Gain knowledge and experience while exploring public health careers● Work closely with a preceptor on important public health initiatives● Engage with practicing public health professionals around the state● Receive a stipend, coaching, and administrative support throughout the field placement
For Public Health Agencies● Support rising talent by providing opportunities to develop public health competencies● Share knowledge and experience with the future public health workforce● Provide fellows with a real-world understanding of health equity and the social determinants of health● Cultivate a learning culture in your agency
Ready to apply?
A field placement can be driven by an eligible public health agency or an eligible student interested in a public health career in Connecticut. Online applications are accepted on a rolling basis, based on availability.
Students with a confirmed field placement experience with an agency can apply at any time. Agencies may apply to PHFP for “pre-approval” of a field placement at any time, or agencies apply along with their selected student.
Fellowships are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis.
Program Contact Information
To learn more or for questions about the application process, please contact: