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Fellowships, Internships, and Training

NIAID has an array of fellowships, ​research trainings, and internship opportunities for candidates with science and non-science backgrounds. NIAID training programs provide a chance to obtain invaluable experience conducting research, while working side-by-side with world-renowned scientific investigators. NIAID also offers administrative training opportunities, where students and recent graduates can train in a variety of roles supporting our science. Join NIAID and make an impact!

High School Students

Undergraduate Students

Graduate Students

Medical Students and Residency

Postdoctoral Students

NIH Training and Scholarships

Are you eligible for these internships and/or training programs? Find out now!

In addition, NIAID offers Training and Career grants to trainee-level investigators.​​​​​

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the National Institutes of Health are proud to be equal opportunity employers

Content last reviewed on October 21, 2016