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Friday, November 5, 9 AM–1:15 PM

DIPHR & DIR Joint Scientific Retreat

Please join us for the annual DIPHR & DIR Joint Scientific Retreat, which will be held virtually this year. We strongly encourage all NICHD intramural researchers, PIs, and lab members to attend as we celebrate our research achievements and try to spark new ideas and collaborations. 

For questions about the retreat, please contact Ms. Amaressa Abiodun at amaressa.abiodun@nih.gov.


Wednesday, November 10, 4–5 PM

Fellow’s Safety Committee Fall Open House
Building 31, 6C Conference Rooms A & B

The Fellow’s Safety Committee provides a platform for fellows across NIH to openly discuss safety both in and out of the laboratory, while providing opportunities to participate in service activities. If you join the committee, you will develop a network that spans multiple NIH Institutes/Centers and the Division of Occupational Health and Safety, all while gaining valuable safety skills and leadership experience.

To learn more about the committee, see the infographic, and please feel free to reach out to our Secretary/Outreach Coordinator Anna SantaMaria (anna.santamaria@nih.gov) for more information!


Monday, November 22, 1–2 PM

Job Interviewing Workshop
Scott Morgan, Public Speaking Coach

If you are actively looking for a job, we strongly recommend you attend this informative and dynamic workshop. During this session you will learn tips for perfecting the broad interviewing skills needed to secure scientific positions (job talks, chalk talks, and the interview itself) and increase your comfort level and confidence. You will have the opportunity to analyze expected questions, themes, and dilemmas through interactive exercises and peer review. Learn about:

  • Tips to help you prepare for your interviews and present yourself professionally
  • Types and examples of questions you can expect
  • Strategies for delivering your best answers
  • Types of questions to ask your interviewers
  • Interview skills for virtual platforms during the COVID-19 pandemic

Participants can also schedule an individual one-hour coaching session with Scott prior to a scheduled job interview. To register for this virtual workshop, please email Ms. Katherine Lamb (katherine.lamb@nih.gov).


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.