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Help Improve the Health and Well-Being of All Americans!

HHS has a job for you!  The Department is responsible for managing more than 300 programs that cover a wide spectrum of program areas.  To learn more about the various Operating and Staff Divisions that are responsible for implementing and managing the various programs, please take a moment to review the mission, goals and program areas to see what agency fits your professional and personal goals.

HHS’s Headquarters, the Hubert Humphrey Building is located in Washington, D.C.  However, HHS also conducts work within its ten regional offices located throughout the United States.

Operating and Staff Divisions within HHS:

  1. Administration on Aging (AoA) (Headquarters: Washington, DC)
    Jobs at AoA: Example Opportunities:  Administrative Assistant, Elder Care Information Specialist

  2. Administration for Children and Families (ACF) (Headquarters: Washington, DC)
     Working with ACF: Example Opportunities: Head Start Program Specialist, Management Analyst

  3. Agency for Health Care Research and Quality (AHRQ) (Headquarters: Rockville, MD)
    AHRQ Employment Opportunities: Example Opportunities: Health Research Scientist, Health Analyst, Research Criteria Specialist

  4. Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) (Headquarters: Atlanta, GA)
    ATSDR Employment: Example Opportunities: Toxicologist, Physician, Scientist

  5. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) (Headquarters: Atlanta, GA)
     Why Work at CDC?: Example Opportunities: Behavioral Scientists, Biologists, Medical Officers

  6. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) (Headquarters: Baltimore, MD)
    Careers at CMS: Example Opportunities: Health Insurance Specialists, Management Analyst, Actuaries

  7. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) (Headquarters: Rockville, MD)
     Working at FDA: Example Opportunities: Attorney, Chemist, Consumer Safety Officer

  8. Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) (Headquarters: Rockville, MD)
    Working at HRSA: Example Opportunities: Administrative Officer, Public Health Program Specialist, Purchasing Agent

  9. Indian Health Services (IHS) (Headquarters: Rockville, MD)
    Jobs @ IHS: Example Opportunities: Medical Imaging Technician, Pharmacist, Physical Rehabilitation Therapist

  10. National Institutes of Health (NIH) (Headquarters: Bethesda, MD)
     Jobs @ NIH: Example Opportunities: Microbiologist, Historian, Health Science Administrators

  11. Office of the General Counsel (OGC) (Headquarters: Washington, DC)
    OGC Career Openings: Example Opportunities: Attorneys, paralegals. Subscribe to OGC Career Openings email alerts!

  12. Office of the Secretary (OS) (Headquarters: Washington, DC)
    HHS Careers: Example Opportunities: Public Health Advisor, International Public Health Analyst, Paralegal Specialist

    Commissioned Corps
    :  (USPHS) The mission of the Corps of the U.S. Public Health Service (Corps) is protecting, promoting, and advancing the health and safety of the Nation.  Example Opportunities:  Doctor, Veterinarian, Dentist, Engineer

  13. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) (Headquarters: Rockville, MD)
    Working @ SAMHSA: Example Opportunities: Statistician, Grants Management Specialist, Contracts Specialist