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NIH is an Employer of Choice

The Results are in - NIH Ranked #1 Again

Universum, the global leader in employer branding, has announced the survey results for America’s Ideal Employers 2014. For the second consecutive year, the NIH was Identified as the #1 ideal employer among undergraduate students majoring in the Natural Sciences. 

Why Work at NIH?

Our Employees

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Our Mission

Serving as the steward of medical and behavioral research for the U.S., NIH acquires new knowledge to help prevent, detect, diagnose, and treat disease and disability. It conducts supportive and innovative laboratory research, trains research investigators, and disseminates medical and health sciences information.

What Others Say About Us

AARP's Best Employers for Workers Over 50For the third year in a row, NIH has been named one of the 50 Best Employers for Workers over 50 by AARP. NIH is the highest listed Federal Agency. AARP recognized NIH for features such as our Senior Leadership Program, our Recreation and Welfare Association, and our employee wellness programs. For more information, see the AARP article External Web Site Policy.

Our Jobs

NIH is a unique institution - with a hospital and residential building on our Bethesda, MD campus, we employ hundreds of occupations. With Architects, Chaplains, Certified Nurse Anesthetists, Phlebotomists, Engineers, and administrative professionals, our Scientists are well supported in their research. Most jobs are located in Bethesda or Rockville, MD but we have several satellite locations in Frederick and Baltimore, MD, Research Triangle Park, NC and Hamilton, MN.

Our Search for Talent

NIH is proud to be a founding member of the Mid-Atlantic Higher Education Recruitment Consortium External Web Site Policy, a non-profit organization with the goal of facilitating job searches for dual-career academic and research families. Visit their website External Web Site Policy to perform a search of NIH positions as well as many educational and research institutions in the areas around NIH and the Nation's capital. Find a job for yourself and your family member at the same time.

Discover a career at NIH: It's about life

This page last reviewed on February 26, 2018

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