Health and Disability Fellowship

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) is recruiting for two graduate students to join the 2019-2020 Health and Disability Fellowship Program. This program offers an invaluable workforce development opportunity for graduate students seeking hands-on experience in the public health disability field. NACCHO trains the fellows to become leaders in promoting the health of people with disabilities through inclusive programming, products, and services.
This is a paid fellowship slated to start in November 2019 and run through July 31s, 2020. The fellowship includes a stipend not to exceed $5,000 and travel expenses to at least one conference or meeting. ASL interpreters, captioning services, or other accommodations are available upon request. The fellows can work at NACCHO's headquarters in Washington, DC, or they can work remotely from their graduate school location.

Work duties may include but are not limited to:

  • Attending and/or presenting at trainings, webinars, meetings, and conferences, and representing NACCHO to external health and disability partners;
  • Representing the Health and Disability project at internal NACCHO meetings;
  • Providing technical assistance to state and local health departments;
  • Developing resources, guides, toolkits, and web-based trainings for state and local health departments;
  • Assisting with the development of project summary and progress reports;
  • Summarizing information for internal and external dissemination (e.g. meeting summaries, NACCHO publications, electronic newsletters, and Web sites);
  • Communicating with NACCHO staff, members, and partners to carry out project activities; and
  • Providing other support to the projects as needed.


Date Posted: 
Friday, September 6, 2019
Date Closing: 
Thursday, October 31, 2019