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Vol. LXII, No. 2
January 22, 2010
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Management Intern Program Recruits Class of 2012

Management interns from the classes of 2010-2011 include (front, from l) Fred James, David Cabrera and Nicholas DiCrosta. At rear are (from l) Christine Salaita, Jennifer Dreier, Meredith McArdle, Nicole Irby, Natasha Pierre and Barbara Lesser.

Management interns from the classes of 2010-2011 include (front, from l) Fred James, David Cabrera and Nicholas DiCrosta. At rear are (from l) Christine Salaita, Jennifer Dreier, Meredith McArdle, Nicole Irby, Natasha Pierre and Barbara Lesser.

The NIH Training Center has announced its recruitment season for management interns. The Management Intern Program has been grooming and developing highly motivated NIH employees for more than 50 years. This 2-year career development program gives employees the opportunity to take rotations of 3 to 6 months in various career tracks in NIH public service. Graduates of the program move into new career paths and many former interns have gone on to hold high-level managerial positions at NIH.

Management interns gain insight into the inner workings of NIH in career tracks in budget and finance, program and management analysis, grants management, contracts/procurement, information technology, human resources and general administration as well as other areas such as science policy and communications. Applicants will be considered from both the administrative and scientific realms, from travel planners to biologists. The ideal candidate should be looking to gain skills in project management and evaluation, analysis and presentation, negotiation, problem-solving, communication and leading teams.

The job vacancy announcement for the MI program opens on Feb. 12 and closes on Mar. 12. Positions are offered at the GS-5, 7, 9 and 11 grade levels. To be eligible to apply, candidates must be U.S. citizens willing to work full time and currently employed at NIH for at least 12 months. Additional eligibility guidelines, FAQs and application information are available at www.jobs.nih.gov/intern/about.html.

To learn more about the Management Intern Program, potential applicants are invited to attend one of the upcoming information sessions, all from 12-1 p.m.:

  • Feb. 5, Rockledge II, Rm. 9112/9116
  • Feb. 10, Bldg. 10, Hatfield 2 Rm. 3330
  • Feb. 17, Bldg. 31, Rm. 6C10
  • Feb. 23, Neuroscience/B1-B2 (6001 Executive Blvd.)
  • Mar. 2, Bldg. 31/6C06, with NIEHS/Bldg. 101 in North Carolina, live videoconference (sign up from NIEHS by writing MI_Info@mail.nih.gov.)

Individuals who need reasonable accommodation to participate in a session should contact Matt Espina at espinamt@mail.nih.gov, the TTY at (301) 594-2696 or the Federal Relay at 1-800-877-8339. NIHRecord Icon

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