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Project purpose

Identify and establish opportunities for professional development and career advancement:

  • quadrennial review
  • promotion into new positions (Assoc. Scientist & Senior Assoc. Scientist)
  • workshops/courses
  • job postings
  • grant funding opportunities

SSSC Training by the Office of Intramural Training and Education (OITE)

Information on past and future SSSC trainings by OITE

NIH Video Casting and Podcasting: Career Development/OITE

Free development and leadership programs from the Office of Workforce Planning and Development (NCiConnect)

OWPD home page:

OWPD Training and Development Opportunity catalog (require Explorer on PC and Safari on Mac):

Examples of programs pertinent to SSSC:

Senior Executive Enrichment & Development (SEED) Program
The Office of Workforce Development invites you to apply to the NCI Senior Executive Enrichment & Development Program (SEED). This year-long leadership development program is sponsored by the Office of the Director and is offered at no cost to eligible NCI staff.

Leadership Education and Action Program (LEAP)
The Leadership Education and Action Program (LEAP) is a 6-month leadership development program for high-performing NCI staff who lead programs, labs, teams, or projects. The goal of the program is to develop more successful leaders by increasing interpersonal effectiveness and self-awareness, and to develop a community of such leaders across NCI. The program focuses on vision and values, team dynamics, emotional intelligence, courageous conversations, power and influence, leadership presence, and managing up.

NCI Executive and Leadership Coaching Program
Are you looking to hone your leadership skills, set career goals or be an effective manager in your organization? Then the NCI Executive & Leadership Coaching Program is for you. With highly skilled, certified coaches, the Office of Workforce Development offers eligible NCI staff the opportunity to engage in this high-value, highly successful program.

The Career Mentoring Advantage Program (CMAP)
The Career Mentoring Advantage Program is dedicated to developing NCI employees of all levels through two means: facilitated mentoring and a series of monthly self- and career-developmental workshops. The CMAP Program Managers assist mentees in finding a suitable mentor through discussions on strategies and how to research potential mentors, exercises on interviewing and networking, offering Q&A sessions with past mentors and mentees, and much more. The once-a-month, two-hour long brown-bag workshops incorporate highly interactive exercises with periods of discussion and self-reflection, and cover topics such as Building Your Brand, Work Styles, Addressing and Resolving Conflict, and Enhancing Communication.

Detailing opportunities

Opportunities for Short Assignments / Details at the NIH

Internal Opportunities Board

Links to Professional Development Opportunities & Information

Information on How to Conduct Effective Interviews

Last updated by Michalowski, Aleksandra (NIH/NCI) [E] on Jan 03, 2019