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FDA STEM Education


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FDA provides many educational opportunities such as: 

•    Learning Portal for Students, Academia and Industry
•    The FDA Grand Rounds
•    The FDA Science Forum
•    JIFSAN Undergraduate Internship

FDA sponsors mentored Internship and Fellowship programs that offer hands-on experience to learn about FDA’s regulatory review and research activities.  For example, FDA sponsors the Joint Institute for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (JIFSAN) internship in collaboration with the University of Maryland.

Additionally, every year FDA sponsors a number of students who compete research projects that are presented in August at the Annual Summer Student Scientific Poster Day

FDA also participates in the White House Office of Science and Technology’s STEM Education Initiatives like the development of the report Best Practices for Diversity and Inclusion in STEM Education and Research: A Guide for Federal Agencies.

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