Research and training opportunities at NIH, range from summer programs for high school students through employment for doctoral and postdoctoral scientists.
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The Summer Internship Program (SIP) at the NIH provides an opportunity to spend the summer working side-by-side with some of the leading scientists in the world in an environment devoted exclusively to biomedical research. Students sixteen years of age or older who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents and are currently enrolled at least half-time in high school, an accredited U.S. college or university or an accredited U.S. medical/dental school are eligible to apply. Students who have been accepted into a college or university may also apply.
The Postbaccalaureate IRTA program and the National Cancer Institute's CRTA program provide opportunities for recent college graduates to spend a year engaged in biomedical research at the NIH. U.S. citizens or permanent residents who have received a bachelor's degree from an accredited U.S. college or university and who have held the degree for less than two years are eligible to apply – stipends are provided.
The NIH Academy is a postbaccalaureate program that provides opportunities for recent college graduates to spend a year engaged in biomedical investigation at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Maryland. The mission of the Academy is to enhance research dedicated to the elimination of domestic health disparities through the development of a diverse cadre of biomedical researchers. Provides a stipend.
This competitive program will recruit immediate post-baccalaureates to work in CCR/NCI laboratories on projects related to the Molecular Targets Initiative. While studying for the Master of Science in Biotechnology, the fellows will receive paid tuition for up to two years and an annual stipend.
The Cancer Research Interns in Residence (CRIR) Program was inaugurated in 2004 to further embrace diversity of trainee applicants to CCR. The Office of Training and Education provides the training dollars, some Service & Supply funds, and housing for financially qualified. CRIR has expanded the network of colleges, universities, and minority-targeted programs to bring a new group of interns to the Center for Cancer Research each summer.
Fellowship opportunities for graduates of postdoctoral, master's, and bachelor's degree programs with education and interest in cancer control research, including health promotion, health communications, informatics, and other areas of behavioral and social science.
Postdoctoral and predoctoral fellowship opportunities, as well as summer research programs for high school, college, and graduate students, including medical and dental students - in epidemiology and genetics and the etiology of cancer in human populations. Nutrition Epidemiology Branch
Offers paid six-month internships in health communications and science writing; provides students who are completing their master's or doctorate degrees with an opportunity to be a part of vital health and science communications projects.
The Office of Policy offers non-paid internships for interested undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students. As an Office of Policy intern, you can expect to work congressional hearings, drug importation investigations, novel disease outbreak issues, and briefings for senior agency officials.
Public Health Training, Fellowships and Associateships
Student Jobs and Career Development Programs
As the largest provider of dietetic scholarships, the ADA Foundation provides funding to deserving students at all levels of study.
Sylvia Rowe Fellowship Award: Internship in Nutrition, Food Safety, Risk Communication - established to help promising nutrition and food safety communicators enhance their capabilities. The recipient will be awarded a six to 12 week paid internship at the IFIC Foundation offices in Washington, DC. The internship needs to be completed by the end of the year in which it is awarded.
Ford Foundation Diversity Fellowships for Achieving Excellence in College and University Teaching are designed to increase the diversity of the nation's college and university faculties by increasing their ethnic and racial diversity, to maximize the educational benefits of diversity, and to increase the number of professors who can and will use diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students. Predoctoral and postdoctoral fellowships are available.
Predoctoral Fellowships in Nutrition Research provides 1-year awards are for $5,000 each.
Annually offers 25 graduate Student Fellowships, most of the awards support nutrition research as one of the "family and consumer" sciences.
The Graduate Fellowship Program supports nutrition research related to cereals and oilseeds. Approximately 15 fellowships may be awarded for $2,000 to $3,000 each.
Postdoctoral Nutrition Fellowship program that accepts proposals in interdisciplinary nutrition research and in children's nutrition research.
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