Category Archives: Career Corner

Feature articles on postdocs, career development and advancement

It’s National Postdoctoral Appreciation Week!

The third week of September is a special week for postdocs. As declared by Congress, it is National Postdoctoral Appreciation Week. Since 2009, the National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) has sponsored this week-long celebration. NPAW grew out of National Postdoc Appreciation Day, which was … Read More »

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Lessons from the 2018 National Postdoctoral Association Annual Conference–Key Skills Are Key to Success!

This past April, four Postdoctoral Appointees from across the Lab attended the 2018 National Postdoctoral Association Conference. This yearly event brings together postdocs, postdoctoral program administrators and leaders invested in postdoctoral development to learn the latest in issues that impact … Read More »

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Lessons from the 2018 National Postdoctoral Association Annual Conference–Know Yourself!

This past April, four Postdoctoral Appointees from across the Lab attended the 2018 National Postdoctoral Association Conference. This yearly event brings together postdocs, postdoctoral program administrators and leaders invested in postdoctoral development to learn the latest in issues that impact … Read More »

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Postdoc Career Prep Seminar–Invention Disclosures and Your Career!

Submit invention disclosures to obtain patent applications, enhance your CV and open opportunities The Postdoctoral Program and the Technology Commercialization & Partnership (TCP) division invite you to attend the next Invention Disclosure Lunch & Discussion for postdocs on Wednesday May, … Read More »

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Publishing Ethics and Integrity Workshop

Elsevier Publishing Campus Presents Publishing Ethics & Integrity Sharing your research through publishing is essential to advancing your career. As an author you will have to make decisions about where, how and when to publish. Authors also have the responsibility to understand ethical boundaries … Read More »

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Postdoc career lunch

A two-part workshop, “Job Seeker Skills for the Private Sector” and “Career Path to RA Capital Management,” will be held on Tuesday, April 25, from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Bldg. 402 Lower Level Gallery. Lunch is included. … Read More »

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Getting TO the Interview!

Date & Time: September 1, 2016, 11:45 – 1:30 PM Location: Building 240, Room 1416 (TCS Conference Center) NOTE–This is prep for the upcoming Postdoctoral Research and Career Symposium. Register today and submit your resume asap! See more on the symposium … Read More »

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Two-Part Career Skills Event: Job Seeker Skills for the Private Sector and the Scientific Approach to Investing

Where do postdocs go? Everywhere! It is important to be prepared to enter diverse career paths and be aware of opportunities that await you. To help get started, you’re invited to a special two part workshop presented by RA Capital … Read More »

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Postdoctoral Professional Development Lunch and Learn

It’s your career, what’s your game plan? Do you want to find a career that’s enjoyable and rewarding?  Of course . . . but how do you find the right path, especially when there are so many career directions scientists … Read More »

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Managing Effective Mentoring Relationships and “Mentoring Up”

We all know mentoring relationships involve a dialogue between a mentor and mentee and that the mentee should “drive” the relationship and communicate needs. Or do we? Mentoring relationships have greater value and are more effective not only when the mentor … Read More »

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