NIH Postbaccalaureate Intramural Research Training Award (IRTA) Program

Degree Level: Post UG

Field of Study: Science, Technology, Engineering, Math

Location: United States

Duration: One year, or Multi-year

Deadlines: Please check website below for the specific date.

Description:

The NIH Postbac IRTA program (CRTA, Cancer Research Training Award, in the National Cancer Institute) provides recent college graduates who are planning to apply to graduate or professional (medical/dental/pharmacy) school an opportunity to spend one or two years performing full-time research at the NIH. The program includes a variety of scientific and career enrichment activities

Postbac IRTAs/CRTAs work side-by-side with some of the leading scientists in the world, in an environment devoted exclusively to biomedical research. The NIH consists of the 240-bed Mark O. Hatfield Clinical Research Center and more than 1200 laboratories/research projects located on the main campus in Bethesda, MD and the surrounding area as well as in Baltimore and Frederick, MD; Research Triangle Park, NC; Hamilton, MT; Framingham, MA; and Detroit, MI. 

Applicants must intend to apply to graduate or professional school during their tenure in the program.

Visit the NIH Postbac IRTA site