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    I worked at National Cancer Institute (Less than a year)

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    Flexible. Independent. Great learning experiencing.

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    Do not have grant application experience thus lose the chance of being an investigator in universities.


National Cancer Institute Interviews

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    Postdoctoral Fellow Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bethesda, MD
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at National Cancer Institute (Bethesda, MD) in December 2014.

    Interview

    After being contacted about the position and conducting a phone interview I was offered an on-site interview. I interviewed at 3 different labs within the NIH and all paid for my travel expenses to conduct on-site interviews.

    Interview Questions

    • You are required to give an hour long powerpoint presentation about your thesis work. After that you are asked a good number of questions of your past work and where it could lead you in the future. PIs also go over their work and try to determine where you might fit in.   1 Answer

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Website www.cancer.gov
Headquarters Bethesda, MD
Size 6 to 15 Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Government
Industry Non-Profit
Revenue Less than $1 million (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

Established in 1937, the National Cancer Institute (NCI) supports and conducts research, training, information dissemination about what causes cancer, ways to prevent the disease, and how it can be treated. As a component of the National Institutes of Health (itself one of eight agencies comprising the Public Health Service), the National Cancer Institute falls under the purview of the US Department of Health and Human Services. The organization operates a variety of its own programs and supports the research and medical centers of others; about half of its budget is ... More

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