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2020 NIH Virtual Summer Enrichment Program  Curriculum

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2020 NIH Virtual Summer Curriculum

 

WEEK (Number) DatesMONDAY: Career Development Series for High School Students and Recent GraduatesTUESDAY: Graduate & Professional School PreparationWEDNESDAY: Becoming a Resilient Scientist**THURSDAY: Career Development and Science SkillsFRIDAY: NIH Science at Home*
(1) 6/8 - 6/12   An Introduction to Resilience and Wellness, 2:00 - 3:30 pm   Essential Leadership Skills for Future Scientists and Health Care Professionals, 2:00 - 3:00 pm  
(2) 6/15 - 6/19 1. Applying to College, 3:00 - 4:30 pm What You Can Do in College to Enhance Your Chances of Getting into Medical or Graduate School, 2:00 - 3:00 pm Group Discussion 1** Career Planning for Scientists, 2:00 - 3:00 pm

Clinical Center; National Cancer Institute; National Eye Institute; National Institute on Aging

(3) 6/22 - 6/26 2. Leadership: Self-Awareness, and Relationships with Others, 3:00 - 4:30 pm Choosing and Applying to Medical School, 2:00 - 3:30 pm Exploring Our Self-talk: Cognitive Distortions and Imposter Fears, 2:00 - 3:30 pm Ethics in Research Environments for Summer Students,** 2:00 - 4:00 pm Clinical Center;National Eye Institute; National Institute on Drug Abuse
(4) 6/29 - 7/3 3. Effective Communication in Research Environments, 3:00 - 4:30 pm Choosing and Applying to Graduate School, 2:00 - 4:00 pm Group Discussion 2** Networking, Informational Interviews, and Using LinkedIn for Career Advancement , 2:00 - 3:00 pm

 

 
(5) 7/6 - 7/10 4. Career Exploration, 3:00 - 4:30 pm Writing Personal and Research Statements for Graduate Programs, 2:00 - 3:00 pm Self-advocacy and Assertiveness, 2:00 - 3:30 pm Creating and Presenting Virtual Posters, 2:00 - 3:00 pm Clinical Center;

National Eye Institute; National Human Genome Research Institute; National Institute on Deafness and other Communication Disorders;National Institute of Mental Health; National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke;National Institute of Nursing Research

(6) 7/13 - 7/17 5. Presenting Yourself: Resumes and Social Media, 3:00 - 4:30 pm Interviewing for Medical School, 2:00 - 3:00 pm Group Discussion 3** CVs, Resumes, and Cover Letters: Essential Job Search Documents, 2:00 - 3:00 pm

National Eye Institute; National Institute on Aging; National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders; National Institute of Mental Health

(7) 7/20 - 7/24     Feedback Resilience, 2:00 - 3:00 pm Talking Science: Designing and Delivering Successful Oral Presentations, 2:00 - 3:00 pm

National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences; National Eye Institute; Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development; National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders

(8) 7/27 - 7/31 6. Success in College, 3:00 - 4:30 pm New Beginnings: Making Successful Transitions, 2:00 - 3:30 pm Group Discussion 4: Feedback** Job Search Strategies, 2:00 - 3:00 pm

National Eye Institute; National Institute on Environmental Health Science; National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke; National Institute of Mental Health

(9) 8/3 - 8/7   Virtual Graduate & Professional School Fair Live Workshops Virtual Graduate & Professional School Fair Exhibitor Sessions Virtual Graduate & Professional School Fair Exhibitor Sessions

Virtual Graduate & Professional School Fair Exhibitor Sessions


 

National Institute on Aging; National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

(10) 8/10 - 8/14     Building Mentor Networks, 2:00 - 3:30 pm   National Eye Institute

*Learn more about the NIH Science at Home series and register.

**IMPORTANT NOTE REGARDING RESILIENCE GROUP DISCUSSIONS: Attendance at the preceding Resilient Scientist Seminar is a prerequisite for the Resilience Group Discussions. Only participants in the seminar will receive the registration link and be able to sign up for the discussion group. The registration deadline for the discussion groups is Monday of the week in which the discussion group occurs.

***This workshop is part of Virtual Summer Enrichment Program; the target audience is current high school and college students outside NIH. NIH Postbacs, Graduate students, and postdocs will NOT receive credit for this course.

To read more about and register for any of these activities, click on the WebEx link for the activity in the table above.

2020 Summer Lecture Series:


The Connective Tissue Connection

Helene Langevin, MD
Director, National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH)
June 23, 2020
11:00 am – 12:00 pm

The HPV Vaccine Story: Conception to Impact

John Schiller, PhD
Distinguished Investigator, Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute
July 29, 2020
2:30 – 3:30 pm

IN THEIR OWN WORDS: The NIH Experiences and Career Paths of Prior Trainees

 

In this series, past and current NIH summer interns and postbacs from disadvantaged backgrounds and groups underrepresented in the sciences will talk about their research and share insights into what it's like to work at the NIH. They will also discuss their educational and career journeys, including their paths to the NIH and the challenges they faced along the way. (Recommended for high school students, community college students, and current undergraduates, especially those interested in future NIH internship opportunities.)

All sessions will run from 1:00 – 2:00 pm (EDT) on Mondays (from June 15 to August 3, except July 20). Read more and register.