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Upcoming Events & Training

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 9:00am

William H. Natcher Conference Center, Bethesda Campus, Building 45, Center Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892

Join us at this free event to learn about internship and job opportunities for current students and recent graduates. It is free of charge and open to all students, career counselors, college staff, recent graduates, and professionals interested in a career in the federal government. Parents are also welcomed to stop by and learn about government careers. The workshops aim to provide participants with the resources necessary to be better prepared when applying.

Experts from the U.S. Office of Personnel Management and FTI will cover the following topics:

Thursday, February 20, 2020 - 12:00pm

Twitter

The purpose of the EDI NIH Internships Twitter Chat is to encourage students to apply to NIH scientific and administrative internships. Through this discussion EDI DID Strategists with the assistance of programs experts will moderate a one-hour discussion to motivate and empower students to apply and answer questions.

Join the conversation by using the hashtag #careersNIH, hosted by @nih_edi!

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 9:00am

Building 10, FAES Rm3, B1C207

Equal Employment Opportunity Compliance for Employees focuses on Federal EEO Laws, Theories of Discrimination, Workplace Harassment/Hostile Environment (including Sexual Harassment), Reasonable Accommodation, and Retaliation/Reprisal. As a supplement to the mandatory EEO online training, this in-person class is designed to meet the following learning objectives:

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - 9:00am

Building 60 Class Rm 134

Reasonable accommodation (RA) is defined as any change or adjustment in the work environment that enables a qualified individual with a disability to enjoy equal employment opportunity. This course will provide an introductory training of our Reasonable Accommodation program at NIH.

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - 1:00pm

Building 60 Class Rm 134

Reasonable accommodation (RA) is defined as any change or adjustment in the work environment that enables a qualified individual with a disability to enjoy equal employment opportunity. This course will fulfill NIH mandatory requirements for No Fear and POSH.

Wednesday, March 11, 2020 - 9:00am

Building 60 Chapel Lecture Hall

Most people know that laws exist to protect employees from discrimination and harassment. However, many don't know these laws also protect employees from retaliation. That means employers cannot punish employees for making discrimination or harassment complaints or participating in workplace investigations. This 1.5 hour course addresses several topics including: What is Retaliation, What is an Adverse Action, and What are Protected Activities.

Wednesday, March 11, 2020 - 1:00pm

Building 60 Chapel Lecture Hall

Most people know that laws exist to protect employees from discrimination and harassment. However, many don't know these laws also protect employees from retaliation. That means employers cannot punish employees for making discrimination or harassment complaints or participating in workplace investigations. This 1.5 hour course addresses several topics including: What is Retaliation, What is an Adverse Action, and What are Protected Activities.

Language Access Program

NIH Language Access

There is a significant and increasing LEP population in the United States who need language assistance services. NIH is renewing its commitment to providing meaningful access to its programs and activities to people with limited English proficiency (LEP). NIH Language Access Plan, establishes policy and strategy for all 27 Institutes and Centers (ICs). The Plan serves as a blueprint to help NIH ICs develop their own specific implementation strategies, based on their respective needs and capacity.

6+ NIH Locations

6+ NIH Locations

Based in Bethesda, Maryland, we have Institutes and Centers in Arizona, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Montana, & North Carolina.

27 Institutes & Centers

27 Institutes & Centers

Each IC has a specific research agenda, often focusing on particular diseases or body systems.

85 Nobel Prizes

85 Nobel Prizes

144 NIH-supported researchers have been recipients of 85 Nobel Prizes.

18,000+ Employees

18,000+ Employees

Who represent a diversity of experience, traditions, professions, and identities.

2,500 Universities & Research Institutions

2,500 Universities & Research Institutions

80% of the NIH's budget goes to more than 300,000 research personnel at over 2,500 universities and research institutions.

1 NIH Director...

1 NIH Director...

...who ROCKS OUT against disease.