MI Application and Program Deadlines
The NIH MI recruitment season normally begins in March and concludes in June, with a program start in August. Information sessions occur in February (please see the MI landing page for dates and locations).
The assessment phase for recruits includes a written exercise, a group exercise, and a final interview in front of a panel. These would usually occur between May and June for onboarding by August. Please see "Application Process," below, for more information.
Please learn more about eligibility at the Management Intern Program Eligibility page.
This Management Intern Program is open to current NIH employees only!
This year’s Management Intern Vacancy Announcement opens on Wednesday, March 1, 2023. It will close at midnight on Friday, March 10, 2023. Please mark your calendar.
Please confirm that you meet the specific NIH Management Internship Program eligibility requirements to apply for the program.
Applicants must submit completed application packages online. Application packages received after an application deadline will NOT be accepted.
Agency Responsibility and Review
All applications are reviewed and evaluated by Human Resources for eligibility. A roster is then submitted to the Program Manager for review and processing.
Agency Notification to Applicants
Applicants are notified of their application status approximately two weeks after an application deadline. All highly qualified candidates (quarterfinalists) are required to participate in an extemporaneous writing exercise.
Extemporaneous Writing Exercise
Quarterfinalists are asked to complete the Extemporaneous Writing Exercise in April. The written exercise is one hour and the topic is not made available until applicants report for the exercise. The exercise will be 100% virtual, applicants will be notified via email with instructions prior to the date and will be required to complete the exercise on the assigned time and date.
Group interviews will take place in May and include a group problem-solving exercise. The group exercise and related interview (6 or 7 individuals per group) will take approximately 45 minutes. The exercise will be 100% virtual, applicants will be notified via email with instructions prior to the date and will be required to complete the exercise on the assigned time and date.
Candidates for final interviews are notified later in June. The interviews will be 100% virtual, applicants will be notified via email with instructions prior to the date.
Notification of Finalists
Selections of eligible and qualified candidates by the ATC are usually finalized by late June. Thereafter, the Office of Human Resources informs selectees via email.
Receive important recruitment announcements for the Management Intern Program via our listserv. When currently recruiting, these announcements and notices will keep you abreast.
For additional information, please contact us by e-mail or phone:
- E-mail: email@example.com
- Management Intern Hotline: 301-594-2833