The Washington Information Directory (WID) is a topically organized reference resource that lists contact information for federal agencies and nongovernmental organizations in the Washington metro area along with a brief paragraph describing what each organization does related to that topic. In addition, WID pulls together 55 organization charts for federal agencies, congressional resources related to each chapter topic, hotline and contact information for various specific areas of interest (from Food Safety Resources to internships in Washington), and an extensive list of active congressional caucuses and contact details. WID has two appendices, one with thorough information on congresspersons and committees, and the second with governors and embassies.

Postsecondary Education

Postsecondary education



National Institutes of Health (NIH) (Health and Human Services Dept.), Intramural Training and Education (OITE), Bldg. 2, 2 Center Dr., #2E04, MS 0230, Bethesda, MD 20892-0240; (301) 496-2427. Fax, (301) 594-9606. Sharon Milgram, Director, (301) 594-2053.

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Administers programs and initiatives to recruit and develop individuals who participate in research training activities on the NIH’s campuses. Maintains an interactive website for the various research training programs. Supports the training mission of the NIH Intramural Research Program through placement, retention, support, and tracking of trainees at all levels, as well as program delivery and evaluation. Administers the NIH Academy, the Summer Internship Program, the Undergraduate Scholarship Program, the Graduate Partnerships Program, and the Postbac and Technical Intramural Research Training Award programs.

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