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Mandatory Training: Your Rights and Responsibilities as an NIH Trainee

Workshop/Seminar: Informational Session

May 18, 2022 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Speaker(s): Sharon Milgram, PhD, Director, OITE
This event is recommended for: Postbacs; Graduate Students; Postdocs/Fellows.

OITE will provide a virtual mandatory training for all trainees (IRTAs, CRTAs, and Visiting Fellows) regarding your rights and responsibilities as a trainee, especially around new policies at the NIH. The goal of this training is to provide you with information to ensure that you are safe while at the NIH, and ensure that you are aware of the policies and resources to set yourself up for both personal and career success.

If you have successfully completed this training in the past, you do not need to attend again. If you are new to the NIH and have not completed this training, now is the time to do so.

Registration link:

Research Fellows and Clinical Fellows are encouraged, but not required, to attend.
Please register with your NIH email. Non-NIH email registrations will be deleted. 

On training day: Please arrive on time. Trainees who arrive more than 5 minutes after the start time will NOT be admitted to the online session. To receive credit, you are required to stay during entire training. 

American Sign Language interpreting services, CART services, and other reasonable accommodations are available upon request. Individuals who need interpreting services and/or other reasonable accommodations to participate in this event, should contact or the NIH Interpreting Office directly, via email, at Requests should be made at least five business days in advance, when possible, in order to ensure interpreter availability.