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2012 NIH Summer Intern NEWS!

Welcome to summer at the NIH!  The following publications, videos, and activities were designed with you in mind.  The staff of the Office of Intramural Training & Education are here to help you have the best and most productive experience possible.  We look forward to meeting each and every one of you.

Summer Orientations

Your research project should be your number one priority at the NIH, but there is much more to discover in the summer program!

For tips on making the most of your time at the NIH, watch the orientation video, featuring Dr. Sharon Milgram, Director of the Office of Intramural Training & Education (OITE). 

Summer Handbook

The 2012 Summer Handbook is available online.  You can use it to find descriptions of career and professional development programs, information on safety training at the NIH and commuting options, and suggestions for museums to visit in your spare time.

Summer Calendar

View the entire NIH Summer Internship Program calendar (PDF).

Creating an Account on the OITE Web site

You will want to create an account on the OITE Web site so that you can (1) register for Career Services appointments, (2) register for OITE programs with a single click of your mouse and receive handouts in advance, and (3) create a My OITE page that will help you keep track of your appointments and registrations, and (4) use the Alumni Database.  View directions for creating an account.

Summer Boot Camp

Are you new to the research environment as well as being new to the NIH? Sign up for the Science Skills Summer Boot Camp, an intensive, one-day exploration of the NIH and the way we do science.

Summer Poster Day

Summer Poster Day is scheduled for Thursday, August 9th this summer.  View the complete 2011 Summer Poster Day Program.

Summer Intern Journal Clubs

Sharpen your critical reading skills! Explore new areas of research! Meet other summer students! Register for a summer journal club.