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Wednesday, July 14, 1–3 PM

Informational Session for 2021 PRAT applicants (Virtual)
Led by Dr. Erin Walsh 

The NIGMS Postdoctoral Research Associate (PRAT) Program supports postdoctoral fellowships within the NIH Intramural Research Program. Applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States with no more than two years of postdoctoral experience at NIH by the time of appointment to the PRAT program. The deadline is October 4. More information about the program can be found at http://www.nigms.nih.gov/Training/Pages/PRAT.aspx. 

Postdoc applicants must apply with the NIH Fi2 funding mechanism, and all applications must be submitted via grants.gov. If you are planning to apply, the Office of Education is offering this session to discuss in detail how to prepare for the application submission, and more importantly, provide you with some valuable documents. 

Please email Ms. Veronica Harker (veronica.harker@nih.gov) if you plan to attend.


Monday, July 12, 1:30–3 PM

Public Speaking Workshop: Giving Scientific Talks
Led by Public Speaking Coach Scott Morgan 

“Speaking about Science” is a highly interactive workshop led by public speaking coach Scott Morgan. The core of this workshop is a nine-step preparation process that ensures a clear and engaging talk for a variety of audiences. Learn strategies for improving your delivery of lab talks or giving presentations at big meetings. 

Topics include: presenting data, identifying theme and focus, creating effective visual aids, and beginning and ending a talk. Participants in this program can also schedule an individual one-hour coaching session prior to a scheduled presentation.

Trainees at all levels, including our 2021 summer interns, are encouraged to attend! 

To register for this workshop, please email Ms. Katherine Lamb (katherine.lamb@nih.gov).


Monday–Thursday, July 19–22, All Day

2021 Virtual Graduate & Professional School Fair

This year the Graduate and Professional School fair is virtual, with live workshops on the 19th and online exhibitor sessions on the 20th, 21st, and 22nd. More than 270 institutions have registered to participate! For more information and registration, please visit: The 2021 Virtual Graduate & Professional School Fair.


Ongoing Events Around Campus 

NIH-Wide Office of Intramural Training and Education (OITE) Events
For more information and registration, please visit Upcoming OITE Events 

NIH Library Training and Events
For more information and registration, please visit the NIH Library Calendar.