NIH Employee Benefit: Vacation & Paid Time Off | Glassdoor

NIH Vacation & Paid Time Off

Updated Sep 24, 2015

103 employees reported this benefit

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  • Jan 16, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Bethesda, Maryland

    very poor acrual and when you do try to use it, you are punished or denied.

  • Sep 09, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in North Bethesda, Maryland

    13 days vacation and more can be accrued.

  • Jul 02, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Postdoctoral Fellow in Bethesda, Maryland

    postdoc gets 2 weeks of paid time off each year

  • May 02, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Research Fellow in Bethesda, Maryland

    First 3 years are just 13 days per year for each annual and sick leave.

  • Jan 11, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Postdoctoral researcher in Bethesda, Maryland

    Up to my PI to decide. They're usually pretty open.

  • Jan 05, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Washington, District of Columbia

    Got 26 days/year plus sick days. It was very competitive, cannot ask more

  • Nov 25, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Post Doctoral IRTA in North Bethesda, Maryland

    Postdocs get 2 weeks per year

  • Oct 27, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Bethesda, Maryland

    Vacation and PTO could be carried over.

  • May 31, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Research Fellow in Bethesda, Maryland

    I think NIH provides a reasonable vacation and paid time off.

  • Mar 15, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Current IRTA Postbac in Bethesda, Maryland

    IRTAs only get 8 days a year of paid sick leave and vacation, and are expected to save those days for graduate school interviews. It can be tough to balance.


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