Careers & Training

Working at NHGRI

The National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) offer a variety of opportunities for full-time employment, postdoctoral positions, summer jobs, student employment and management internships.

Follow the links below for available jobs and internships at NHGRI; forms and application guidelines; information about the rewards of working at NHGRI; and information about working for NIH and the federal government.

Working at NHGRI

NHGRI Job Openings
Positions available at NHGRI

Tenure Track Faculty Positions
Current tenure track openings from NHGRI's Division of Intramural Research

NHGRI Postdoctoral Position Openings
Current openings for postdoctoral training at NHGRI or search throughout NIH.


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Working at NIH

Job Opportunities at NIH []
Search job listings throughout NIH.

NIH Commissioned Corps []
Information about the NIH Commissioned Officers Corps, a uniformed service of the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS).

Intern & Fellow Programs []
Internship opportunities with administration, management, clerical and information technology.

Pathways for Students and Recent Graduates
Information about internships, student jobs, research and training opportunities, and other programs.

Employment Information
NIH Employee Intranet []
The NIH Employee Intranet includes an A-Z searchable database of commonly used links, as well as an "Announcements" section that can be used to highlight selected events and activities at NIH. The site is used heavily as a general information resource locator and to reach NIH-only links such as ITAS and OPM Operating Status.


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Working for the Federal Government

Listing of federal government job opportunities through the Office of Personnel Management.

HHS Careers []
The online recruitment system from the Department of Health and Human Services (DHSS).
General Information
Optional Application for Federal Employment - OF 612
Federal Government job application.

U.S. Office of Personnel Management []
Information on working for the federal government.


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Last Updated: March 23, 2015