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OFT Sponsored Workshops and Seminars

The NIMH IRP Office of Fellowship Training (OFT) sponsors various workshops and seminars for NIMH IRP Fellows. These workshops and seminars are designed to enhance essential skills in the biomedical field and support career and professional development for fellows at all career stages. Whether you're seeking guidance on career advancement or looking to strengthen your skill set, these resources aim to support your journey in mental health research.

Explore a variety of seminars and workshops that can help you gain valuable insights and tools for your career and professional growth:

Biomedical Survival Skills Workshops and Seminars

Workshops and seminars include opportunities to hear from biomedical professionals who have pursued non-traditional career paths, learn about Individual Development Plans, take a LinkedIn Workshop, attend scientific seminars from leading researchers outside of NIH, and more. 

Grantsmanship Seminars and Workshops

Seminars on career development awards (K-Awards), Neuroscience and neurotechnology research at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), and in-depth workshops on preparing and writing a grant. 

Science Communication Workshops and Seminars

Find seminars and workshops on developing and improving your science communication skills to help you effectively relay your research findings to non-experts and gain research support or funding.

Symposia and Discussion Series

Learn about IRP symposia and discussion series sponsored by the OFT, such as the Julius Axelrod Symposium, Annual Fellows Scientific Training Day, Investigators’ Seminar Series, NIMH Women Scientists Discussion Series, and more.