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2019 Graduate & Professional School Fair

Major Event: Career Exploration; Graduate School; Job Search Skills; Professional (Medical/Dental) School

Natcher Conference Center (Building 45)
Jul 17, 2019 8:45 am - 2:45 pm

This event is recommended for: Summer Interns; Postbacs.

The NIH Graduate and Professional School Fair will provide an opportunity for NIH summer interns (especially those in college) and NIH postbacs, as well as other college students in the DC area, to prepare for the next step in their careers by exploring educational programs leading to the PhD, MD, DDS, MD/PhD, and other graduate and professional degrees. More than 200 outstanding colleges and universities from across the U.S. will be sending representatives of their graduate schools, medical and dental schools, schools of public health, and other biomedically relevant programs to the Fair in the hopes of recruiting NIH trainees.

The day will also include workshops on getting to graduate and professional school, MD/PhD programs, interviewing, and careers in public health, psychology, and dentistry. Exhibits will be open from 9:45 am to 1:45 pm.

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To request sign language interpreters or CART Services, you can contact NIH Interpreting Services by phone at 301-402-8180 or by using the Federal Relay Service at 1-800-877-8339, or by submitting a request online. If you have other, disability-related accommodation requests for this event, please contact Dr. Shannon DeMaria at Requests should be made at least 5 days in advance of the Event.