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Management Internship Program Recruits

If you've thought about changing your career path or developing more depth and breadth of knowledge about NIH, the Management Intern (MI) Program may hold the keys to your future. Entering its 48th year, the program — a highly competitive 2-year rotational training opportunity — has graduated dozens of interns, many of whom now hold high-level managerial positions with NIH and other federal agencies. Outstanding men and women who have a clear interest in and a commitment to a career in public service are strongly encouraged to apply for the 2005 MI Program.

Eligible candidates must be either a current career or career conditional NIH employee at the GS-5 level or above or wage-grade equivalent or on any other type of appointment that offers noncompetitive conversion during the application period. This year, the program is accepting candidates at the GS-11 level.

The application period closes on Mar. 14. Interested applicants should review the MI web site at internships.info.nih.gov or attend one of the information sessions: Feb. 15, Rockledge Center II, Conf. Rm. 9112, noon to 1:30 p.m. or Feb. 16, Bldg. 10, Rm. 2C116, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Langer To Address NCI Nanotechnology Seminar

The National Cancer Institute will host the second in a new lecture series featuring innovative perspectives on current research and development efforts in nanotechnology applied to cancer diagnosis, treatment and prevention. The lecture, to be held Thursday, Feb. 24 will feature Dr. Robert S. Langer, Kenneth J. Germeshausen professor of chemical and biomedical engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His lecture, "Novel Drug Delivery Systems for Cancer," will be held from 2 to 3 p.m. in Lipsett Amphitheater, Bldg. 10. Sign language interpreters will be provided. For more information, visit http://nano.cancer.gov/events_nanotech_seminar_ series.asp.

NIH Sailing Association Open House

The NIH Sailing Association invites everyone to its open house on Thursday, Mar. 3 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the FAES House on the corner of Old Georgetown Road and Cedar Lane. Would you like to learn to sail? Does the idea of racing sailboats appeal to you? Membership includes instruction, sailboats for charter, racing, cruises, parties and fun. Admission is $5 at the door and includes pizza and sodas; $2 for beer or wine. For more information, visit www.recgov.org/sail.

All Beethoven's Quartets in Concerts

The FAES Chamber Music Series presents the Auryn Quartet performing all of Beethoven's Quartets on the following dates: Saturday, Mar. 5 at 8 p.m.; Sunday, Mar. 6 at 4 p.m.; Saturday, Mar. 12 at 4 p.m.; Sunday, Mar. 13 at 4 p.m.; Saturday, Mar. 19 at 8 p.m.; Sunday, Mar. 20 at 4 p.m.

All performances are at the Landon School's Mondzac Performing Arts Center, 6101 Wilson Lane in Bethesda. Tickets may be purchased at the door or in advance (in Bldg. 60, Suite 230, or the FAES Bookstore in Bldg. 10, Rm. B1L101). Tickets are $25; students, postdocs, pre-IRTAs, fellows, $10.
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