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SAVE THE DATE: NIH Take Your Child to Work Day - Thursday, April 26, 2018

Save the Date!
NIH's 24th Annual "Take Your Child to Work Day"
Thursday, April 26, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm.

Bring your children in grades 1-12 and inspire them to explore career paths in science and public service at our nation's biomedical research agency. Together, you and your children can choose from over 100 activities, from exploring NIH labs and technology, to being a hands-on genetic researcher, to learning about the day-to-day life of social workers, chemists, dieticians, peer reviewers and more.

Children in grades 6-12 will also be able to register to volunteer to help with activities and may be able to earn Student Service Learning (SSL) credit, if offered by your school or school district. Please check with your school's SSL coordinator to find out if this volunteer opportunity meets your school's requirements.

Encourage your co-workers, your supervisor, and your colleagues/friends in other Divisions/ICs to participate and mark your calendars. Key registration dates are listed below:

-Thursday March 22 at noon: Pre-registration (Site opens for you to enter your child/ren's information and preview activities ONLY).

**This year's registration will be conducted in two phases.**

-Wednesday April 4 at 12 noon: Registration Phase 1 (Register child/ren for up to 2 limited space activities each).

-Thursday April 12 at 12 noon: Registration Phase 2 (Register child/ren for up to 2 additional limited space activities for a maximum of four limited space activities).

More information will be sent out in March, so look for upcoming announcements via e-mails and Twitter.

The Office of Research Services, Program and Employee Services is the primary sponsor of TYCTWD 2018. Please e-mail any questions and comments to

If you are on Twitter, please follow @NIHEmplSrvcs for more TYCTWD information and announcements (by using #MyNIHDay), plus find out about all of the other employee services we provide to assist you with balancing work and family.

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