North Carolina Office of the Chief Medical Examiner

Autopsy Technician Fellowship

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to directly apply anatomy and detail-oriented skills in a highly professional environment while gaining medical procedural skills, a deeper understanding of pathology, and working with a team of public health motivated physicians and colleagues? The OCME has a unique opportunity to immerse you in the world of forensic autopsy work and the medical examiner system with an Autopsy Technician Fellowship.

Early career public health professionals are invited to apply for a new, 11-month, paid fellowship program with the North Carolina Division of Public Health. The program includes a position as an Autopsy Technician Fellow at the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Raleigh, NC. Participants in these positions will have the opportunity to work on impactful projects, develop professional skills and expertise, and network with the state’s public health leaders.

Qualifying applicants will have graduated with a bachelor’s or master’s degree within the last three years in a major that reflects the requirements of the position listing. Learn more about the application process, other fellow positions available, application deadline, and the positions at the Public Health Division Fellowship Program website. *If the application process is closed at this time, check back at the DPH Fellowship Program website. It is anticipated that applications will be due each spring.*

Details about our Forensic Pathology Fellowship are available in the separate "Training Program in Forensic Pathology" tab.

The OCME does not have any other fellowship, internship, volunteer or other experiences available at this time. If additional educational opportunities become available, they will be posted here.

For a current list of available positions, please visit the Job Opportunities page of the North Carolina Office of State Human Resources website and search for key words/titles such as OCME, Medical Examiner Specialist, Autopsy Technician, or Evidence Technician.

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Last Modified: 05-17-2023