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Help Wanted

NIH Pavilion Needs Volunteers for USA Science and Engineering Festival

Children listen while volunteer explains mock lab activity in NIH pavilion
Children listen while a volunteer explains the mock lab activity in the NIH pavilion at the 2016 USASEF.

Consider volunteering to support the NIH pavilion at the USA Science and Engineering Festival ( NIH will host family-friendly activities for the anticipated 350,000-plus festival attendees on Saturday, Apr. 7 (10 a.m.–6 p.m.) and Sunday, Apr. 8 (10 a.m.–4 p.m.) at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, D.C. You can help with hands-on activities or as a general volunteer and sign-up for a shift of your choice. View the selection of NIH volunteer opportunities and learn more at The festival is a national grassroots effort to advance STEM education and inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers. Festival exhibitors and other participants come from major academic centers, leading research institutions, government agencies, cutting-edge high-tech companies, museums and community organizations. Stop by and see the fun activities that NIH offers to festival visitors.

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