Workshops and Courses

Postdoctoral Fellows

Below is a calendar of upcoming orientations, workshops, and courses for postdocs and research associates.  An email announcement with detailed information will be sent out approximately two weeks prior to each session, with a link to register through Eventbrite.  You may also register for upcoming sessions using the calendar on this page.

If you are unable to attend a workshop after registering, please be sure to cancel your registration.

The following links are training resources provided by the NIH:
Virtual Activities For Trainees Outside the NIH
Videocasts of the Office of Intramural Training and Education (OITE) Events

Summer/Fall 2021 Workshops and Events

July 2021

Biweekly Office Hours
July 13 | 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM | via Zoom
July 27 | 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM | via Zoom

August 2021

Biweekly Office Hours
August 10 | 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM | via Zoom
August 24 | 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM | via Zoom

September 2021

Biweekly Office Hours
September 7 | 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM | via Zoom
September 21 | 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM | via Zoom

NIH Loan Repayment (LRP) Workshop – REGISTER HERE
with Donald Halstead, Lecturer on Epidemiology and Director of Writing Programs
September 3 | 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

WRITING RESEARCH | 3 PART SERIES (September 16, 23, and 30) – REGISTER HERE
Writing Research | PART 1: Introductions
with Donald Halstead, Lecturer on Epidemiology and Director of Writing Programs
September 16 | 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

NIH K Proposal Writing Course (Session 1 of 5 – CLOSED COURSE)
with Donald Halstead, Lecturer on Epidemiology and Director of Writing Programs
September 17 | 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Writing Research | PART 2: Methods and Results
with Donald Halstead, Lecturer on Epidemiology and Director of Writing Programs
September 23 | 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Writing Research | PART 3: Discussions, Abstracts, and Titles
with Donald Halstead, Lecturer on Epidemiology and Director of Writing Programs
September 30 | 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

October 2021

Biweekly Office Hours
October 5 | 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM | via Zoom
October 19 | 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM | via Zoom

NIH K Proposal Writing Course (Session 2 of 5 – CLOSED COURSE)
with Donald Halstead, Lecturer on Epidemiology and Director of Writing Programs
October 8 | 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

November 2021

Biweekly Office Hours
November 2 | 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM | via Zoom
November 16 | 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM | via Zoom
November 30 | 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM | via Zoom

NIH K Proposal Writing Course (Session 3 of 5 – CLOSED COURSE)
with Donald Halstead, Lecturer on Epidemiology and Director of Writing Programs
November 5 | 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

December 2021

Biweekly Office Hours
December 14 | 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM | via Zoom

WRITING CLEARLY AND CONCISELY | 4 PART SERIES (December 2, 9, 15, and 16)– REGISTER HERE
Writing Clearly and Concisely | PART 1: Actors and Action
with Donald Halstead, Lecturer on Epidemiology and Director of Writing Programs
December 2 | 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Writing Clearly and Concisely | PART 2: Voice and Flow
with Donald Halstead, Lecturer on Epidemiology and Director of Writing Programs
December 9 | 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

NIH K Proposal Writing Course (Session 4 of 5 – CLOSED COURSE)
with Donald Halstead, Lecturer on Epidemiology and Director of Writing Programs
December 13 | 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Writing Clearly and Concisely | PART 3: Sentence Connectors and Concision
with Donald Halstead, Lecturer on Epidemiology and Director of Writing Programs
December 15 | 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Writing Clearly and Concisely | PART 4: Combining Sentences
with Donald Halstead, Lecturer on Epidemiology and Director of Writing Programs
December 16 | 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

January 2022

Biweekly Office Hours
TBD | 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM | via Zoom

NIH K Proposal Writing Course (Session 5 of 5 – CLOSED COURSE)
with Donald Halstead, Lecturer on Epidemiology and Director of Writing Programs
January 18 | 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Coming Fall Workshops
– Postdoc English Communications Course
– How to Plan for a Successful Postdoc Experience
– Writing a Resume for Jobs Outside Academia
– Exploring Career Options Series
    Exploring Career Options Outside Academia: Transitioning to Industry
    Exploring Career Options Outside Academia: Entrepreneurship
Coming Spring Workshops
– NIH Spring K Proposal Writing Course
– Writing Research Series (3 Parts)
– Writing Clearly and Concisely (4 Parts)
– Writing Academic Job Application Documents (2 Parts)
– K Writing Series (2 Parts)
– Postdoc English Communications Course
– Research Laboratory 101: Setting Up and Managing Your Lab
– Designing a Course That Helps Students Learn
– NIH Overview and Peer Review System