Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion
Special Volunteer Program
Looking for an Internship or Volunteer Experience?
The NIH Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) offers summer and year-round volunteer work experiences for college students. Volunteers gain valuable work experiences as they apply their knowledge, and offer new perspectives on promoting equity, diversity, and inclusion at the NIH.
What Types of Projects are Available?
Volunteers interested in working with EDI may gain experience in one of the areas listed below:
Consulting – Providing an array of services from customized toolkits that address manager and employee workplace needs to workshops and programs that recognize leaders.
People – Conducting barrier analyses, promoting cultural awareness, and engaging EDI’s internal and external stakeholders in the development of diversity and inclusion strategies.
Training – Developing customized core competency training activities related to EEO compliance, reasonable accommodations, diversity, and harassment.
Resolutions – Providing guidance for the two stages of the NIH administrative discrimination complaint process in compliance with EEO laws and regulations.
Data Analytics – Translating demographic data into meaningful information that informs the NIH’s equity and diversity initiatives.
More – Other projects may include marketing, graphic design, social media outreach, team building, policy development, property management, and administrative support.
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