Science Related Internship/Fellowship Opportunities at the NIH
The following opportunities provide a way for scientists to gain skills in tech transfer, science administration and other careers. Check the Web sites for current eligibility criteria and application procedures/deadlines.
NIAID Tech Transfer Fellowship
Learn tech transfer from the NIAID tech transfer office. The program enables individuals to complement their science, business, and/or legal background with experience in technology transfer.
NCI Tech Transfer Center Fellowship Program
The NCI Technology Transfer Center (TTC) offers an opportunity for training through the NCI TTC Fellowship program. TTC also has a unit dedicated to marketing these research opportunities and their underlying technologies to potential collaborators and licensees.
Interagency Oncology Task Force Fellowship
These NCI/FDA joint fellowship training programs are for MD,, MD/PhDs, and PhDs. Fellows will be trained in preclinical oncology research, cancer prevention, clinical trials methodology, and medical product and other regulatory research and review. By combining training in cancer-related scientific research and research-related regulatory review, this program will help fellows bridge tIhe development and review processes. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents, but other eligibility criteria vary across the four programs.
Opportunities for Short Administrative Assignments at the NIH
The National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) and several components of the Office of the Director offer current postdoctoral trainees at the NIH the opportunity to spend three months on an administrative or science policy detail (volunteer experience).