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Fellowships & Training

Educational offerings that effectively train future leaders in epidemiology and genetics

Some of DCEG's summer interns and their mentors

Summer Interns Recognized at Poster Event

DCEG showcased research from high school through doctoral-level summer interns at the annual recognition and poster event.

The Office of Education (OE), created in 1999 by Joseph F. Fraumeni, Jr., M.D., Division Director, and led by Jackie Lavigne, Ph.D., M.P.H., Chief of OE, oversees training and career development for various levels of scientific staff, coordinates the recruitment of fellows, develops and oversees training partnerships with schools of public health and departments of epidemiology, and evaluates training policies and practices.

Become a Fellow

Training programs in the Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics (DCEG), including research areas, requirements, and the application process

Become a Summer Intern

DCEG summer research internships in cancer epidemiology, biostatistics, and genetics, and how to apply

What Our Fellows Do

Introduction to fellows and their research activities, event participation, awards, and other news

Training Resources for Fellows and Staff

Courses and seminars, internal to the Division and external; both on-site and online

Tenure-Track Career Path in DCEG

Description of the tenure-track career path in DCEG

How To Apply

Fellowship Application Process
Fellowship applications are accepted on an ongoing basis for flexible start dates.

Summer Application Process
Information about DCEG summer research fellowships in cancer epidemiology, biostatistics, and genetics. 

DCEG Fellows Group

Networking for current and former fellows at the National Cancer Institute's Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics.

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Reflections on the Past and Future of Epidemiology

Watch a panel discussion with Drs. Joseph Fraumeni and David Schottenfeld as they discuss key discoveries in the field of cancer epidemiology, and advice for young epidemiologists.

Watch: Cancer Epidemiology over the Last Half-Century and Thoughts on the Future