Postbaccalaureate Training at CCR

The NCI Center for Cancer Research offers a variety of training opportunities for recent college graduates.  Trainees may spend one year (or several years) working with world-class biomedical researchers on NCI’s campuses in Bethesda and Frederick, Maryland.

Who Can Apply?

  • Recent college graduates with a bachelor of science degree or the equivalent in the health sciences
  • U.S. citizens and permanent residents

How Do I Apply?

Postbaccalaureate Cancer Research Training Award

Apply for a Postbaccalaureate Cancer Research Training Award (CRTA) at the NIH Office of Intramural Training and Education (OITE).

NCI Future Fellows

Submit your CV/resume to NCI Future Fellows, a databank of interested candidates to be considered for postbaccalaureate (master-level and post-college), doctoral, and postdoctoral fellowships. Our investigators may search this databank for potential fellows.

NCI Introduction to Cancer Research Careers

The Introduction to Cancer Research Careers (ICRC) program provides recent college graduates the opportunity to complete a paid postbaccalaureate fellowship within the NCI intramural research program or select offices within the NCI extramural program.