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Training and Mentoring



iCURE will bring undergraduate students, postbaccalaureate or post-masters individuals, graduate students and postdoctoral fellows into the labs of CCR PIs. iCURE particularly encourages the participation of individuals from underrepresented populations and aims to further NCI’s interest in diversity.

Business of Science for Scientists is a SciPhD certificate program ( that will help you get business-ready by teaching skills valued by professional organizations.  The skills taught during the course are specific to teach business and social skills necessary to be competitive and successful in the professional marketplace.

Fellows Leadership Forum (FLF) is a new course for NCI postdoctoral fellows developed by the NCI Center for Cancer Training in collaboration with NCI Office of Workforce Planning and Development. The FLF is designed to provide additional leadership skills, build confidence, and provide a network of peers. New class coming soon!

Implicit Bias Training is a class developed by the NIH Office of Scientific Workforce Diversity that discusses the science of diversity, the concept of implicit bias and present evidence-based strategies to reduce its impact to improve overall decision making. 

Sallie Rosen Kaplan (SRK) Fellowship for Women Scientists in Cancer Research.  This program is structured to provide additional mentoring and critical leadership skills to boost the scientific careers of our current female postdoctoral fellows to better retain and advance the careers of women in science.


ASM Career Development Grants for Postdoctoral Women

Loreal Women in Science Fellowship


CCR Meet and Greets - an informal women’s gathering for coffee and conversation held 3-4 times per year in various buildings.

Association for Women in Science DC Metropolitan is dedicated to achieving equity and full participation for women in science, mathematics, engineering, and technology.

Interagency Working Group on Women and Girls in STEM



Last updated by Fox, Susan (NIH/NCI) [E] on Apr 08, 2019