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2016 Graduate & Professional School Fair Overview

Important Transportation Advisory: The DC Metro System will be performing major track work this summer that may influence your travel plans to the NIH Graduate & Professional School Fair. Metro service to/from Reagan National Airport (DCA) will be significantly affected. For more information on the track work and the changes to train services, visit https://wmata.com/rail/safetrack.cfm.

The NIH Graduate and Professional School Fair, to be held on Thursday, July 14, 2016 from 8:45 am to 3:30 pm on the Bethesda campus of the NIH, 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 150 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.

Download the 2016 Fair Program.  NOTE: printed copies willl be available the day of the event.

Register for the 2016 Graduate & Professional School Fair

Food at the Fair: The Natcher Conference Center cafeteria has created a special menu for individuals attending the Graduate & Professional School Fair.

Accommodations

To request sign language interpreters and/or other accommodation, please contact NIH Interpreting Services by phone at 301-402-8180, by submitting a request online, or by using the Federal Relay Service at 1-800-877-8339. Requests should be made at least 5 business days in advance of the event.