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Thriving Thursday - Dealing with Rejection

Discussion Group/Brown Bag: Wellness

Feb 02, 2023 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Speaker(s): Sara Hunter, OITE Wellness Advisor
This event is recommended for: Postbacs; Graduate Students; Postdocs/Fellows.

This event is only for NIH Intramural Trainees currently in our postbac, graduate student, and postdoc programs.  This session will be held online via Zoom and the link will be distributed in NIH Trainee Listserv announcements. If you need the link immediately please email

Rejection is something every human must deal with at some point in their lives. Whether it’s being r from rejected by a graduate school, medical school, in a relationship, or from job, this experience can bring on intense feelings of shame, disappointment, anxiety, and fear. Join us this Thriving Thursday as we discuss ways to cope with rejection and move forward intentionally.

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.