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The ICRC program gives recent graduates an opportunity to obtain a postbaccalaureate fellowship at the NCI. Participants will be part of a cohort that receives additional professional and career support throughout their training. The ICRC Program highly encourages individuals from underrepresented and disadvantaged populations to apply.

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Introduction to Cancer Research Careers Program

The Introduction to Cancer Research Careers (ICRC) program gives highly qualified recent graduates the opportunity to participate in vital cancer research within the NCI intramural research program or select offices within the NCI extramural program. Within the NCI divisions, candidates will have the ability to explore opportunities in basic and clinical research, cancer epidemiology and genetics research, cancer control science, as well as global health.

Selected candidates will interview with NCI Principal Investigators and Staff for a post-baccalaureate fellowship in an NCI research laboratory or office. All accepted applicants, ICRC Fellows, will be expected to start their fellowship by early August, and will receive a monthly stipend with health insurance, participate in regular professional development workshops, and join a network of postbacs in NCI and NIH.