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Increasing VA Workforce Diversity with a Research Career Pipeline Program for Students from Historically Excluded Groups

Topic: Career Development
Date: 11/22/2023

Cindie Slightam , MPH Cindie Slightam, MPH, Senior Project Manager at the Center for Innovation to Implementation (Ci2i) discusses her project creating a paid internship for Community College students from historically excluded groups. The program sought to introduce research as a career option, and present VA as a place for that career, to students who might normally not be exposed to it.

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