Videocasts of OITE Events
NOTE: Videos marked "NIH only" can only be viewed by NIH trainees and NIH staff who are logged into their OITE accounts.
The Imposter Phenomenon: Overcoming the Fear That Haunts Your Success. Watch the keynote presentation from the 2016 NIH Graduate Research Symposium. It could change your life.
Sickle Cell Anemia: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow, a 2016 Summer Lecture by Griffin P. Rodgers, MD, Director, NIDDK (7/6/2016). Dr. Rodgers reviews the long history of sickle cell disease, its wide-ranging effects on human physiology, and the work of his group on developing treatments for this disease, including hydroxyurea and the genetic manipulation of hemoglobin isoforms.
Individualizing Transplant Care with Genomic Tools, a 2015 Summer Lecture by Hannah Valantine, MD, Chief Officer for Scientific Workforce Diversity, NIH (7/29/2015). Dr. Valantine discusses her career as a cardiologist and her work on the development of noninvasive genomic screens to monitor rejection of transplanted hearts.
From HIV to Ebola: Reflections on a Career at the National Institutes of Health, a 2015 Summer Lecture by Dr. Anthony Fauci, MD, Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (7/10/2015). Dr. Fauci discusses his career, including his involvement with HIV/AIDS from the very beginning of the epidemic and the recent role played by the NIH in the Ebola outbreak.
Biomedical Research: Unlimited Opportunities - How Ira's Protein Led Me Down a Sugar-coated Trail, a Summer Lecture by Lawrence Tabak, DDS/PhD, Principal Deputy Director of the NIH (7/25/2014). Dr. Tabak discusses his unique career path and explorations in the field of glycobiology.
An Exceptionally Exciting Time for Biomedical Research, a Summer Lecture by Francis Collins, MD/PhD, Director of the NIH (6/16/2013). Dr. Collins discusses twenty-first century science and his own collaborative work on progeria, the premature aging disease. Be certain to watch until the end for a special treat.
The Science of Drug Abuse and Addiction: What We Know, a Summer Lecture by Nora Volkow, MD, Director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (7/11/2013)
Videocasts from the 2012 NIH Graduate & Professional School Fair
Applying to the NIH Postbac Program (4/8/2016)
Improving Spoken English (6/5/2009)
Written Communication Skills (NIH only) (10/17/2008)
Creating and Presenting Dynamic Posters (7/11/2013)
Can We Talk? How Gender and Culture Affect Who Gets Heard, Who Gets Ahead, and What Gets Done at Work (Deborah Tannen (NIH only) (4/19/2012)
Successfully Publishing a Scientific Paper (3/16/2009)
Double workshop: Tips for Mentoring a Summer Intern and Leading a Journal Club (5/1/2012)
Grants and Grant Writing
NIH K Grants for Intramural Fellows (12/16/2014)
Grant Writing 101 (1/18/2013)
Job Search Series
This comprehensive series of four workshops was originally presented to Staff Scientists/Staff Clinicians at the NIH in 2011. Read more detailed descriptions of the workshops and download the slides.
Networking! Networking! Networking! (4/9/2008)
Interviewing Etiquette and Skills (4/9/2008)
Getting the Most Out of a Job Fair (9/6/2007)
Finding a Postdoc (3/17/2009)
Industry Careers Overview and Job Packages (1/24/2013)
Resumes and Cover Letters for Industry (11/18/2008)
Industry: Interviews (3/4/2013)
Business Etiquette (NIH only) (3/25/2009)
Making the Transition to Industry (4/6/2010)
Academic Job Search: Applying and Interviewing (8/13/2014)
How to Give an Effective Job Talk (6/30/2008)
Evaluating Positions and Negotiating Job Offers (2/23/2015)
See also the videocasts from a March 2010 two-day NIGMS Workshop for Postdocs Transitioning to Independent Positions
Non-bench Careers for Scientists at NIH (11/16/2009)
Careers in Biodefense (NIH Only) (3/13/2012)
The "How to" series:
Careers in Science Education and Outreach: A "How to" Workshop (11/23/10)
Careers in Regulatory Affairs: Second in the "How to" Series (11/23/10)
Careers in Tech Transfer: Third in the "How to " Series (2/16/11)
Careers in Science Policy: Fourth in the "How to" Series (2/16/11)
Careers in Global Health: Fifth in the "How to" Series (4/13/11)
Careers in Science Writing: Sixth in the "How to Series" (4/30/2012)
Using LinkedIn Effectively: Seventh in the "How to" Series (4/30/2012)
Careers in Grants Management: Eighth in the "How to" Series (6/5/12)
Careers in the Federal Government: Ninth in the "How to" Series (7/18/12)
Communicating and Working with K-12 Schools, Students, and Teachers (NIH Only) (1/23/2014)
Careers in Technology Transfer (6/17/2013)
Careers in Epidemiology and Behavioral Sciences (May 14, 2013)
Careers in Government (March 11, 2013)
Careers in Industry (February 11, 2013)
Careers in Science Editing (October 16, 2012)
Careers in Psychology (October 16, 2014)
Especially for Postbacs
Interviewing Basics (7/20/2012)
Applying to the NIH Postbac Program (4/8/2016)
Getting To Professional (Medical/Dental) School
Applying to Medical School: Assessing Your Application (6/25/2013) an overview of everything you need to know to get into medical school.
Interviewing for Professional School (9/21/2009)
MD/PhD: Is It for You? (7/20/2012)
Applying to Medical School (1/18/2011)
Writing Personal Statements for Professional School (3/29/2012; NOTE that you may need to click on "CC" to make the closed captioning visible.)
Preparing for the MCAT 2015 (NOTE: this is a YouTube video)
Osteopathic Medicine and the AACOMAS Application 2016 (5/21/2015) NOTE: Only the audio and the slides were captured; our sincere apologies.
Getting To Graduate School
Getting to Graduate School (from the 2010 Graduate & Professional School Fair) (7/8/2010)
Preparing for the GRE - featuring the NEW computer-based GRE (9/5/2012)
Choosing and Applying to Graduate School (9/23/2010)
Writing Personal Statements for Graduate School (10/5/2010)
Interviewing for Graduate School (12/13/2010)
NIH Academy Short Course, Part I, (9/18/2012) The NIH Academy Short Course provides a fundamental understanding of the definition and measurement of health disparities as well as the causes and determinants of these disparities.