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Office of Research on Women's Health (ORWH)

Support for NIH Intramural Training and Education Programs

ORWH Initiatives with the NIH Office of Intramural Training and Education (OITE)

ORWH supports many programs developed by the Office of Intramural Training and Education (OITE) within the NIH Office of Intramural Research. OITE coordinates programs, provides career counseling, and develops resources to enhance the scientific, professional, and career development of NIH trainees. Fifty percent of postdoctoral researchers and clinical fellows in the NIH Intramural Research Program are women. Postdoctoral fellows, graduate students, and post-baccalaureate Intramural Training Award recipients participate in the OITE programs. Examples of ORWH-supported activities include:

  • Assertiveness Training
  • Basic Science Writing
  • Career Advancement Toolkit
  • English Language Programs for Foreign Fellows
  • Leadership Development Program
  • Mentor Training
  • Scientists Teaching Science
  • Writing and Publishing a Scientific Paper
  • Diversity Training
  • Laboratory Management Training
  • Science Skills Boot Camp for Summer Interns

For more information about ORWH's Career Development Programs, contact the ORWH office: 301-402-1770.

ORWH Supported Outreach Programs with OITE

  • NIH Community College Day
  • Community College Summer Enrichment Program
  • NIH Fellows Award for Research Excellence Competition
  • ORWH-FAES-NIH High School Summer Internship Program

Visit OITE for more information.

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This page last reviewed on May 13, 2013

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