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When you work at NLM, you benefit from all that employment with NIH has to offer. NIH employees are eligible to receive federal health, vision, dental, and life insurance benefits as well as vacation and sick leave. Retirement benefits are available through the Thrift Savings Program (TSP). For additional benefits information, please visit the NIH Benefits page.

Other advantages of working at NLM include:

  • A community of compassionate, dedicated, smart people
  • Training and continuing education opportunities
  • Telework options for many employees
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Workspace ergonomics assessments
  • Credit union on-site
  • Exhibits
  • Access to the athletic facilities on campus and at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center
  • Metro station and bus stops on campus
  • Free parking on campus
  • Just 20 minutes from downtown Washington, D.C.
  • 5k Walking/running/cycling trail on campus
  • Close proximity to downtown Bethesda, with over 190 restaurants and 520 shops
  • Discounts at area shops and restaurants
  • Free access to lectures given by world-renowned scientific experts
  • Free fitness and life management classes
  • On-campus athletic events
  • Clubs and groups for a wide range of interests
  • Childcare options
  • Seasonal music performances