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National Library of Medicine Associate Fellowship


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Academic Level:
Graduate Students (Masters)

Description:
The National Library of Medicine Associate Fellowship is:A one-year residency program (with an optional second year) for recent library science graduates interested in a career in health sciences librarianship

-A program combining curriculum and project work

-Located at the National Library of Medicine on the campus of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland

The Associate Fellowship provides knowledge and skills in project work ranging from:

-Data analysis of programs and services such as extramural grants, indexed journal articles, controlled vocabularies, datasets, and customer inquiries

-Creation of online tutorials and educational awareness videos

-Social media outreach

-And more, including legislative tracking, web site enhancement, disaster information outreach studies, and review of next generation discovery interfaces

The Associate Fellowship offers opportunities for professional development through:

-Participation in lectures, exercises, conferences, short and extended visits to other health sciences libraries

-Workshops on work style, resume review, negotiation, and presentation skills

-Mentorship from a program coordinator and NLM staff who serve as preceptors

The Associate Fellowship’s benefits are:

-Annual stipend of $57,510

-Additional funding to support purchase of group health insurance

-Up to $1,500 in relocation support

-Full support for attendance at local and national conferences
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Application Deadline: 1/28/2022

Participating Institution(s):
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National Institutes of Health (NIH) (Lead)

Program Materials:
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This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Medical Sciences

Keywords:
Library Science

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This program is funded by:
National Institute of Health (NIH)


Page last updated 11/15/2021
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