NIH Post-Baccalaureate Intramural Research Training Award (IRTA)

Provides recent college graduates who are planning to apply to graduate or professional (medical/dental/pharmacy) school an opportunity to spend one or two years performing full-time research at the NIH. Post-Bac IRTAs/CRTAs work side-by-side with some of the leading scientists in the world, in an environment devoted exclusively to biomedical research. No set deadline; apply 8 months before you wish to begin work. College seniors are encouraged to apply to the Post-Bac IRTA and the NIH Summer Internship Program simultaneously. Website for more details.