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1998 Stride Program Now Recruiting

Have you ever felt like you were stuck in a dead-end job? Do you feel like you have the professional ability to give more to NIH and improve your quality of life? You may be interested in applying for the NIH Stride Program.

The Office of Human Resource Management's Division of Career Resources announces the 1998 Stride Program and information sessions. Stride is a 3-year program designed to offer employees an opportunity for a career change and advancement while also helping NIH meet its staffing needs. The program's aim is to provide a combination of on-the-job experience and up to 30 credit hours of academic training to prepare individuals for placement in targeted professional positions. To be eligible, you must be an NIH employee on a career or career-conditional appointment for at least 1 year prior to the closing date of this announcement; be employed in a one-grade interval job series at the GS-5 level or above or federal wage grade equivalent; be a high school graduate or have a general equivalency diploma at the time of application, but not have a bachelor's degree; and be employed in a nonprofessional position. Candidates may not apply for Stride positions advertised by their own institute/center.

Applications must be completed and received in the designated personnel offices by 4 p.m. on Monday, June 8 for the following targeted Stride intern positions:

IC/SeriesEntry Position Target Position Contact Phone Bldg./Rm.
OD/GS-344 GS-5/6/7
Prog. Asst.
Prog. Analyst
Shirley Flottum 496-2400 31/1C17
NIAID/GS-303 GS-5/6/7
Admin. Asst.
Admin. Ofcr.
Sue Anderson 402-0957 31/7A27

Information sessions will be held at the following times and places:

Date Time Place
May 12 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. RCKL/Rm. 9112
May 14 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. EPN/Conf. Rm. H
May 15 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Bldg. 31/Conf. Rm. 7

For more information, visit the Stride Web site at, email the Division of Career Resources at or contact the designated personnel office.

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