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Friday, March 08, 2013 • 11:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Location: National Institutes of Health (NIH) Headquarters, Bethesda, MD

Event Details:

This event has reached capacity and has a significant waitlist. We are no longer taking RSVPs.

Join us on the Career Shuttle: A field trip to the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Friday, March 8, 2013
1-4 p.m.
Registered students will meet on campus at 11:30 a.m., travel together on a Shuttle UM bus, and return to campus by 5 p.m.

The University Career Center & The President's Promise sponsors opportunities for students to visit employer sites from various industries. Seats on the shuttle are limited-- RSVP today!

Our tour and information session will be hosted by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID). However, students will learn about career opportunities with NIAID as well as NIH as a whole.

Students will...

  • Hear from a variety of top level NIAID and NIH staff members including the Deputy Director from NIAID, Staff Scientists, and Human Resources Representatives.
  • Enjoy a lab tour of NIAID facilities.
  • Learn about career opportunities in both science research and administrative functional areas.

Scientific Careers: These include positions related to working in a lab with world renowned scientists. Students majoring in the sciences, engineering, mathematics, and public health may be the most interested in this area.

Administrative Careers: These include positions related to support functions including accounting, marketing, communication, public policy, IT, technical writing, and more. Students majoring in behavioral and social sciences, the arts, business, and information technology may be the most interested in this area.

To learn about the wide variety of career opportunities visit www.jobs.nih.gov and www.niaid.nih.gov/careers.

This field trip is open to undergraduate and graduate students from all majors.

APPROPRIATE ATTIRE: Minimum attire for ALL trips is business casual unless otherwise specified.

REGISTRATION INFORMATION: Seats are limited. Please RSVP below. If your plans change and you cannot attend, please contact Rachel Wobrak immediately at rwobrak@umd.edu or 301.314.7242 so that your seat can be given to someone else.

Can’t make this event? The National Institutes of Health (NIH) will be on campus for the following events.

Resume Clinic: Feb 20th 10am-3pm:
Sign up available at http://www.careers.umd.edu/events_description.cfm?event_id=3702

Resume Writing Workshop/Discover a Career at NIH: Feb 20th 5-6pm: More information available at http://www.careers.umd.edu/events_description.cfm?event_id=3688

Spring Career & Internship Fair: Feb. 26, 1st Floor, Adele H. Stamp Student Union:
More information available at www.Careers.umd.edu/FairPrep

For additional information about this event:
contact Rachel Wobrak at rwobrak@umd.edu