b'Strategic ProgramsThrough its University Partnershipsapply classroom learning underPostdoctoral Researchers: program, Idaho National Labora- professional, experienced68 people, 48 institutionstory builds its talent pipeline whileguidance while INL managersBetween interns and postdoctoral supporting the labs strategicevaluate them and their potentialresearchers, close to half of research objectives. In 2019, INLfor employment. INLs new hires in 2019 started in hosted 963 people from 170INL Graduate Fellowships:University Partnerships. Postdoc institutions across the United12 people, 8 institutions appointees are provided a States and abroad. mentored research experience Interns: These prestigious awards provideand the highest quality of training 470 people, 118 institutions an opportunity to do exceptionalto prepare them for transition research with meaningfulto independent research. The 2019 intern population atmentorship. Recipients haveInternational collaboration plays a INL included 88 people holdingtuition and fees covered by theirvital part in this experience, with citizenship from 28 countriesuniversities during their firstappointees coming from all over outside the United States. three years of graduate school.the world.Practicums: In their last two years of doctoral 13 people, 2 institutions research at INL, their tuition and fees are covered by the lab, plus Practicums offer unpaid fielda $60,000 annual salary.experience for students to 2019 Intern Summer Poster Session Participants3 |University Partnerships'