Administration Internship




Stipend: $2,020-2,220/month based on current education level




9000 Rockville Pike
United States


You don’t have to be a scientist to contribute to the health of the nation!  By joining the Office of Intramural Management of the NHLBI, you will also help to reduce the burden of disease. This full-time, summer internship is located within General Administration (GENADMIN) Branch of the OIM, Division of Intramural Research (DIR), NHLBI. The GENADMIN provides administrative management support to the DIR, including: budget, human resources, travel, and other general administrative needs and guidance. The OIM supports 700+ scientists, clinicians, and their laboratory staff. The main NIH campus is located in Bethesda, Maryland and is bus/bicycle/metro accessible.

The GENADMIN intern will assist the Branch Chief and Deputy Branch Chief with several key projects and initiatives involving improving overall section efficiency and data accuracy. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 1) Managing a digital archiving project for all personnel files including the scanning; 2) Reviewing and updating the GENADMIN SharePoint site; 3) Updating several key GENADMIN checklists; 4) Reviewing and updating DIR employee database information; 5) Performing data collection and entry. Additionally, the student will support the OIM with managing special projects on behalf of the DIR.

Necessary Background/Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate student with a minimum 3.0 GPA
  • U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • Dynamic personality with a high level of interpersonal skills; ability to interact with staff at all levels of an organization
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to manage and coordinate high-priority short-term projects and studies in a fast paced environment
  • Strong IT skills (i.e., Microsoft Office suite and SharePoint)

Additional Information:

  • Term: TBD, preferably May 18 to August 28, 2017
  • Schedule: 830AM-5PM, Monday-Friday
  • The NIH is the nation's biomedical research agency under the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The NHLBI [1 of 27 institutes and centers that make up the NIH] provides global leadership for a research, training, and education program to promote the prevention and treatment of heart, lung, and blood diseases. Additional information can be found at

How To Apply

To be considered for this opportunity, please submit your updated resume and

cover letter to with the

subject heading of: NHLBI Administrative Intern.