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Administrative and Management Opportunities


Interested in learning the business side of NIH and accelerating your career? Whether your interest is in budget/finance, grants management, management analysis, or human resources, the NIH offers unexpected opportunity in administrative and management careers through its highly competitive intern and fellow programs. 

Expect the work to be challenging and aggressive, yet extremely rewarding. Rotation assignments will challenge you to adapt to different work environments, building new skills and strengthening existing competencies. Candidates will interact with senior executives and be able to make unique contributions, while gaining hands-on experience. After many months of intense evaluation, those selected are provided with opportunities to advance in a Federal public service career path.

Many former NIH interns and fellows now hold various senior management positions at NIH. The NIH is dedicated towards playing an active role in sharing knowledge and expertise with the next generation of NIH managers and administrators who strive to improve the nation's health.

The Administrative Training Committee partners with the NIH Training Center to oversees the following NIH Administrative Intern and Fellows programs: Management Intern Program (MI) and the Presidential Management Fellows (PMF).