NIH, or the National Institutes of Health, is the world's largest biomedical research institution. NIH seeks to improve health by conducting research in its own laboratories and by funding the research of other scientists throughout the United States and around the world. NIH, headquartered in a suburb of Washington, DC, is a component of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, an agency of the federal government.
NIAID is one of the largest Institutes of NIH. NIAID conducts and supports basic and applied research to better understand, treat, and ultimately prevent infectious, immunologic, and allergic diseases. For more than 60 years, NIAID research has led to new therapies, vaccines, diagnostic tests, and other technologies that have improved the health of millions of people in the United States and around the world.
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INRO is sponsored by the Office of Training and Diversity (OTD), the training office of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID). NIAID is a component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Because this program seeks students interested in a training position within the year, we expect:
Deadline for submitting applications
October 15Midnight, Eastern Time
Deadline for submitting completed references
October 22Midnight, Eastern Time
Notification letters sent to applicants
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Yes. You will be required to submit an official transcript from the school you are currently attending if you are accepted to participate in INRO. The grades entered into the electronic application are for evaluation purposes only.
Students selected also must provide proof of U.S. citizenship or permanent residency. In addition, graduate and medical students must submit a letter from their school verifying that they are in good standing.
We encourage you to find out more about NIH's training programs and apply as soon as possible.
We encourage students from populations underrepresented in biomedical research with strong academic backgrounds who are interested in learning more about opportunities in research to apply. For information on all of NIH's training programs, visit www.training.nih.gov.
Last Updated July 21, 2014