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Upcoming Events & Training

Tuesday, August 13, 2024 - 1:00pm

Building 31

Join us for Building Belonging at NIH, a transformative three-part series that will provide a platform for underrepresented voices to be heard, including, but not limited to, people of color, people with disabilities, and LGBTQI+ individuals.

Tuesday, October 8, 2024 - 8:00am

Natcher Conference Center

The NIH Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) is pleased to invite you to attend the inaugural EDI Forum, “Unity in Diversity: Building a Stronger NIH Community through DEIA,” on October 8-9 at Natcher Conference Center from 8 a.m.–5 p.m. EDT. Attendees will be able to participate in discussions, workshops, and experiential activities aimed at fostering a deeper understanding of diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility (DEIA) at the NIH.

Tuesday, July 16, 2024 - 1:00pm

Virtual

Building an Inclusive Workplace, your organization’s leaders will be equipped with skills to build highly inclusive teams and leverage peoples’ differences to maximize results. This training program underscores the business imperatives for leveraging the cultural backgrounds, personal characteristics, and unique experiences of all employees to truly promote and benefit from an inclusive workplace.

Wednesday, July 31, 2024 - 9:00am

Virtual

SafeZone Training is designed to promote awareness and education on the needs and concerns of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex individuals as well as other sexual and gender minorities (represented by the acronym LGBTIA+). SafeZone addresses many of the commonly held misperceptions, myths, and stereotypes related to LGBTIA+ communities. Training is designed to improve understanding and help everyone at the NIH accept fellow employees as they are and as they want to be identified.

Tuesday, August 13, 2024 - 9:00am

Bldg. 35A; Room 640

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:

Thursday, August 15, 2024 - 9:00am

Bldg. 35A; Room 610

Workplace Harassment for Managers and Supervisors provides leaders with the skills and insights they need to achieve positive business results and engage employees in ways that inspire their best work. In addition to focusing on the law, this course also focuses on a wide range of behaviors to offer a comprehensive learning solution based on realistic business simulations to spark new insights for leaders into how “doing what we’ve always done” is affecting results in ways they may not have considered. With simple and sustainable learning models and tools, leaders will develop skills proven to positively impact the workplace culture and business results.

Tuesday, August 20, 2024 - 9:00am

Virtual

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 opportunities. This course will provide an introductory training of our Reasonable Accommodation program at NIH.

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.