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The NIH is the premier biomedical research center for the world. Its 27 Institutes and Centers employ approximately 18,000 employees doing a vast array of jobs, all supporting efforts for a healthy nation. For information on the NIH mission, goals, and Institutes and Centers, visitNIH Overview.


The NIH Recent Graduates Program offers mentorship throughout the program, individual development planning, professional development, training activities and opportunity for career advancement.

As a NIH Recent Graduate (IT Specialist), your major duties will include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Respond to customer support requests involving integration or configuration related issues, and support systems involving a wide variety of different platforms, operating systems, applications, and desktop configurations.
  • Develop, configure, install, and maintain a local area network (LAN).
  • Provide essential support by evaluating the effectiveness of current network systems and by performing tasks such as diagnosing and resolving operating problems.