Building a Diverse Workforce – NCI – National Cancer Institute (.gov)

The National Cancer Institute (NCI) is committed to increasing the diversity of the cancer research workforce, building a more inclusive and equitable NCI community, addressing cancer disparities, and advancing health equity.  To learn more, visit the NCI Equity and Inclusion Program website.
The goals of the Intramural Diversity Workforce Branch (IDWB) within the NCI Center for Cancer Training (CCT) are to:
The following programs are available to NCI Fellows:
Additionally, here are some NIH-wide resources that promote inclusion and can help fellows build community:
*See the latest Guide Notice on NIH’s Interest in Diversity for a listing of the groups that are currently considered underrepresented in the biomedical sciences. 
The Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities (CRCHD) manages NCI’s Intramural Continuing Umbrella of Research Experiences (iCURE) program. The iCURE program supports mentored research experiences for qualified students and scientists from diverse backgrounds in the multidisciplinary research environment of the NCI campuses in Bethesda, Rockville, and Frederick, Maryland.  The iCURE provides opportunities to post-baccalaureate (including post-master’s) individuals, graduate students, and postdoctoral fellows.
National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health

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