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Resources of Interest to Early Stage Investigators

Programs, presentations, podcasts and more!

Podcasts

  • Early Stage Investigators (Part 1): The Policy (9:55)
    Discusses NIH’s interest in supporting ESIs, who is and is not an ESI, the benefits afforded to ESIs, and more.
  • Early Stage Investigators (Part 2): Extensions (7:52)
    Discusses NIH’s interest in supporting ESIs, who is and is not an ESI, the benefits afforded to ESIs, and more.
  • NIH Family Friendly Policies (9:55)
    From funding available for childcare costs to extensions of early-stage investigator (ESI) status, NIH supports various programs and policies fostering a balanced work and family life. Insights on available programs, who is eligible, some of the fine print, and other tips to consider when seeking support.

Presentations and Videos

Programs for Scientists Just Beginning Their Independent Careers

NIH has a number of programs aimed at promoting diversity and enhancing progress to an independent career, such as: