Linda Sligh began working at the National Academies in 1987 as a Coder recording Ph.D statistics for the Survey of Doctoral Recipients in the United States. In 1988 she began working in the Accounts Payable Department of the Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO). In 1991 she joined the Fellowships Office formerly known as the Office of Scientific and Engineering Personnel (OSEP). Linda now works as a Program Associate for the Associateship Programs of the Fellowship Office providing support for the NRC Resident Research Associates, Advisers and Laboratory Program Representatives. Linda also assists with the management of the Associateship programs at the Army Research Laboratory, Air Force Research Laboratories, Environmental Protection Agency, Army Research Office and Methane Hydrates Fellowship Program.