National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)

2 training found


  • Research Training

    Research Training

    As one of the largest research agencies dedicated to using environmental sciences to understand human disease and to improve human health, the NIEHS fosters scientific learning and discovery and provides learning opportunities for students of all ages. Postdoctoral research fellowships at the NIEHS may be funded for up to five years, and funding opportunities depend on the research area, citizenship, experience and previous training. Visa assistance is...

  • Hazmat Safety & Training

    Hazmat Safety & Training

    On the evening of April 20, 2010, a tragic explosion occurred on the Deepwater Horizon oil drilling rig in the Gulf of Mexico killing 11 workers. It was not discovered until April 24 that oil was leaking from the well pipe approximately a mile on the sea floor spewing out an estimated 5,000 barrels per day. Immediately the Worker Education and Training Program (WETP) went to work creating training tools to prepare workers for cleanup activities that...