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Calling all LGBT HS, college, & grad students in health! Webinar Wed on great scholarship progs at NIH!


by Scout, Ph.D.
Director, CenterLink’s Network for LGBT Health Equity
Dr. Sharon Milgram, Director of NIH's Office of Intramural Training & Education
Dr. Sharon Milgram, Director of NIH’s Office of Intramural Training & Education

UPDATE — Sharon has been struck mute by some nefarious bug. Clearly it’s a viral conspiracy to make sure we don’t get more LGBT people in the scholarship pool! Fight back by researching the opportunities yourself at the NIH website http://www.training.nih.gov… or spreading the word even more so more folk can join Sharon when she tries to give this same webinar for us Jan 8th, 3 pm. Registration details coming in Jan.

UPDATE UPDATE — register here for January 8 3 pm webinar: https://attendee.gototraining.com/r/6458210599331727105

When we heard how amazing the scholarship & mentorship programs are at National Institutes of Health… we begged their (openly gay!) director, the esteemed Dr. Sharon Milgram, to please come spread the word to LGBT students directly. So, CenterLink & the Network for LGBT Health Equity are more than pleased to be collaborating with NIH to bring you a one on one conversation with the Director of these programs. Sharon promises to make what might seem complicated simple, and give you the inside dope on how to get yourself, or some young hotshot you love hooked up with the largest and most esteemed health research agency in the world. I know researchers who would give their eyeteeth to work at NIH — and I know we NEED more LGBT researchers at NIH desperately. So please do share this webinar info with your favorite students or postgrads!

Best,
Scout

NIH TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES FOR A SUCCESSFUL CAREER IN BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH AND HEALTHCARE

DECEMBER 18, 2013; 3:00 – 4:00 EST.

Interested in a career in biomedical research, healthcare or public health? If you are, please join us for a webinar focused on training programs at the National Institutes of Health. The main NIH campus in Bethesda, MD houses the 240-bed Mark O. Hatfield Clinical Research Center and more than 1000 research groups focused on many different areas of the social, behavioral and biomedical sciences. Over 4500 trainees at the high school, college, graduate school, professional school, and postdoctoral level work and train on NIH campuses.

This webinar will explain the structure of the NIH, highlight our on-line career development resources and describe short- and long-term training opportunities on NIH campuses. We will answer your questions about how the NIH works, provide tips on applying to NIH training programs, and describe many other NIH resources.

Please register for the webinar HERE (If for any reason that doesn’t work, call 1800 263 6317 for more registration assistance).

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