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Welcome to the Emerging Leaders Program

The Emerging Leaders Program (ELP) is a competitive, two-year, paid, federal internship with the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). The program provides a unique opportunity to develop analytical and critical leadership skills in one of the largest federal agencies in the nation. Rotation opportunities to expand leadership competencies are available throughout the Department and across federal agencies.

Highly qualified candidates will be recruited for GS-9 level positions in the following career tracks: Administrative, Social Sciences, Public Health, Human Resources, Scientific, and Information Technology. Interns will be hired by the Department and will participate in an intensive, two-year program that includes challenging assignments, fast-paced and diverse work environments, and opportunities for promotion.

The Emerging Leaders Program recruits well-qualified, exceptional leaders with an interest in public policy and commitment to public service.

Last revised: November 28, 2008

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