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NLM Associate Fellowship Program, National Library of Medicine (MD) (apply by Jan. 26, 2018)

  • 1.  NLM Associate Fellowship Program, National Library of Medicine (MD) (apply by Jan. 26, 2018)

    Posted Nov 14, 2017 09:38 AM

    NLM Associate Fellowship Program

    Application Deadline: The application deadline for 2018-2019 is January 26, 2018.


    The NLM Associate Fellowship Program is open to U.S. and Canadian library and information science professionals, as well as graduate students completing their degrees. Up to five qualified Associate Fellows may be selected.

    Fellowship: one-year with an optional second year to learn about the National Library of Medicine, its products and services

    Where: National Library of Medicine, campus of the National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland

    When: September 1, 2018 – August 31, 2019

    Stipend: $54,972; additional financial support for the purchase of health insurance; up to $1,500 in relocation funding

    Eligibility: recent graduate (within the past two years) with a master’s in information science/library science 

    Qualification Requirements:

    • Master's degree in an ALA-accredited library/information science program, earned by August of the year of appointment or within 2 years. (Undergraduate degree can be in any major.)

    • United States or Canadian citizenship
      Note: Canadians with ALA-accredited Master's degrees should use the same application process as U.S. citizens. U.S. citizens will receive first preference.

    • Desirable, but not essential:

      • Work experience in a library or health sciences environment.

      • Demonstrated interest or experience in leadership.


    To Apply:

    Applications open September 11, 2017.

    All applicants must submit an application using an online application system, Zintellect. 

    1. Register as a new user here:  http://www.zintellect.com/Account/LogOn  Once you have completed and released your Zintellect profile, you can apply to the Associate Fellowship Program.

    2. Apply to the Associate Fellowship Program here: https://www.zintellect.com/Posting/Details/3554 

    Only complete applications will be considered.  If you have questions about the application process, send an email to nihprograms@orau.org. Please refer to the Associate Fellowship Program in your email. 


    Application Process and Timeline:

    NLM staff review applications in March, invite 10 to 12 applicants to interview in April and May, and make offers to candidates by mid-May. The NLM Associate Fellowship Program year begins September 1 each year and ends August 31 the following year.


    Contact Us:

    If you have questions about the application process, please contact ORISE:

    1299 Bethel Valley Road
    Oak Ridge, TN 37830-0117 
    Phone: (865) 576-9975
    Fax: (865) 574-2846 

    If you have questions about the interview process or the program, please contact the Program Coordinator:

    Kathel Dunn, Program Coordinator 
    NLM Associate Fellowship Program
    8600 Rockville Pike
    Building 38, Room 2N-05, MSC 3818
    Bethesda, MD 20894
    Phone: (301) 827-4284
    Fax: (301) 480-2370