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NIH Management Intern Program Recruits

The NIH Management Intern Program will be open for applications from Feb. 11 through Mar. 11. The 2-year career development program offers outstanding HHS employees the opportunity to explore different administrative career fields, gain invaluable insight into NIH, and to attain future administrative, leadership positions.

NIH will be nominating five participants in 2002 to the program. Positions are offered at the GS-5/9 levels; the program has a career ladder to the GS-12 level.

The program uses rotational assignments as a means of introducing interns to potential career tracks. Participants will be placed in management trainee positions and receive training in a variety of administrative fields including grants and contracts management; general administration; human resources management; budget; information technology; legislation; public affairs and program and management analysis.

To be eligible to apply, you must meet the following criteria: a U.S. citizen; be willing to work full-time; be currently employed at the Department of Health and Human Services at GS-5 or above or wage grade equivalent on a career or career-conditional appointment or on any type of appointment that offers noncompetitive conversion during the application period.

You can also apply if you are an outstanding scholar; the OS criteria are at the Office of Personnel Management's site at

You can apply online at You may review the information on the web site, but you cannot apply until Feb. 11.

To find out more about the MI program, visit the web site above or attend information sessions held in February. Dates, times and locations are found at For more information call 496-6211.

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