Friday, July 14, 3 PM

NICHD Fellow Social Event poster, info duplicated in textNICHD Trainee Outdoor Social Event

Join us in-person event to meet other fellows in the institute for networking, socializing, and team building!

Featuring:

  • Group games
  • Light refreshments
  • Game prizes

Weather permitting, we will meet at the grass field next to building 41, Bethesda campus. We have a back-up location reserved, indoors, in case of rain (to be announced, if necessary).

If you are interested in joining, please email Ms. Veronica Harker (veronica.harker@nih.gov) for the link to the Google doc for sign-ups.


Thursday, July 20, 1 PM

NICHD Summer Webinar Series (Session I)
Academic Job Market Overview
Daniel Olson-Bang, PhD
STEM Career Services, LLC

Beginning an academic job search can be daunting—from submitting numerous documents, to first- and second-round interviews, and more. We will discuss various aspects of this process and consider establishing an appropriate timeline, plus steps you can take to make yourself an excellent candidate.

Please email Ms. Veronica Harker (veronica.harker@nih.gov) to receive the Google document for registering. A Zoom link will be provided to you before the session.


Tuesday, July 25, 1 PM

Scientific Presentations Workshop: Speaking About Science
With Public Speaking Coach Scott Morgan
Building 35, Room 610
Scientific Presentations Workshop

The Office of Education is offering a science communications workshop for ALL trainees! Led by Public Speaking Coach Scott Morgan, “Speaking About Science” will address the main elements for effectively presenting your science.

Plus, participants will have the opportunity to schedule an individual one-hour coaching session with Scott prior to a scheduled presentation.

“Speaking about Science” is highly interactive and has received overwhelmingly positive reviews from fellows who completed it in the past. 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.

All trainees (including our summer interns!) are welcome and will certainly benefit!

Please email Ms. Veronica Harker (veronica.harker@nih.gov) to receive the Google document link for registration.


Wednesday, July 26, 1–2:30 PM

Informational Session for 2022 PRAT Applicants
Led by Dr. Erin Walsh
Location (in person): To be announced

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. 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 by October 3, 2023. Postdoc IRTAs who began their NIH intramural training on or after July 1, 2022, may be eligible (please visit the NIGMS PRAT website for specific eligibility criteria).

If you are planning to apply, the Office of Education is offering an information session to discuss in detail how to prepare for the application submission, and more importantly, provide you with some valuable guidance.

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

This event will take place in person, on the NIH Bethesda campus. Location to be announced as soon as it is finalized.


Ongoing Events Around Campus

NIH-Wide Office of Intramural Training and Education 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.

Friday, July 14, 3 PM

NICHD Fellow Social Event poster, info duplicated in textNICHD Trainee Outdoor Social Event

Join us in-person event to meet other fellows in the institute for networking, socializing, and team building!

Featuring:

  • Group games
  • Light refreshments
  • Game prizes

Weather permitting, we will meet at the grass field next to building 41, Bethesda campus. We have a back-up location reserved, indoors, in case of rain (to be announced, if necessary).

If you are interested in joining, please email Ms. Veronica Harker (veronica.harker@nih.gov) for the link to the Google doc for sign-ups.


Thursday, July 20, 1 PM

NICHD Summer Webinar Series (Session I)
Academic Job Market Overview
Daniel Olson-Bang, PhD
STEM Career Services, LLC

Beginning an academic job search can be daunting—from submitting numerous documents, to first- and second-round interviews, and more. We will discuss various aspects of this process and consider establishing an appropriate timeline, plus steps you can take to make yourself an excellent candidate.

Please email Ms. Veronica Harker (veronica.harker@nih.gov) to receive the Google document for registering. A Zoom link will be provided to you before the session.


Tuesday, July 25, 1 PM

Scientific Presentations Workshop: Speaking About Science
With Public Speaking Coach Scott Morgan
Building 35, Room 610
Scientific Presentations Workshop

The Office of Education is offering a science communications workshop for ALL trainees! Led by Public Speaking Coach Scott Morgan, “Speaking About Science” will address the main elements for effectively presenting your science.

Plus, participants will have the opportunity to schedule an individual one-hour coaching session with Scott prior to a scheduled presentation.

“Speaking about Science” is highly interactive and has received overwhelmingly positive reviews from fellows who completed it in the past. 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.

All trainees (including our summer interns!) are welcome and will certainly benefit!

Please email Ms. Veronica Harker (veronica.harker@nih.gov) to receive the Google document link for registration.


Wednesday, July 26, 1–2:30 PM

Informational Session for 2022 PRAT Applicants
Led by Dr. Erin Walsh
Location (in person): To be announced

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. 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 by October 3, 2023. Postdoc IRTAs who began their NIH intramural training on or after July 1, 2022, may be eligible (please visit the NIGMS PRAT website for specific eligibility criteria).

If you are planning to apply, the Office of Education is offering an information session to discuss in detail how to prepare for the application submission, and more importantly, provide you with some valuable guidance.

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

This event will take place in person, on the NIH Bethesda campus. Location to be announced as soon as it is finalized.


Ongoing Events Around Campus

NIH-Wide Office of Intramural Training and Education 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.