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DCEG summer interns describe what they learned and valued most about their time in the Division.

Fellowships & Training

Educational offerings that effectively train future leaders in epidemiology and genetics

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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. 

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Become a DCEG Fellow: browse open recruitments

DCEG Fellows are involved in every stage of research, supported by mentoring and professional training. 

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 fellows and 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

A summary of training programs in the Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics (DCEG), including research areas, requirements, and the application process.

Become a Clinical Investigator Development Program Trainee

Find out how DCEG offers training through the Clinical Investigator Development Program (CIDP) for clinically-focused investigators seeking to develop a research program in cancer etiology and prevention.

Tenure-Track Career Path in DCEG

Learn more about the tenure-track career path in DCEG

Become a Summer Intern

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