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resources for postdoctoral scholars

Spring 2018 Campus Events: 

UCLA Career Preparation Toolkit for Postdoctoral Scholars:

Download the interactive PDF or pick up the hard copy in the Graduate Division or Career Center.

On-Campus & Institutional Resources:

  • The Sociable Postdoc Society (SPS)
    The Sociable Postdoc Society is a new postdoc organization with the mandate to foster postdoc community on the UCLA campus.
  • Versatile PhD UCLA Login
    Versatile PhD is the oldest, largest online community dedicated to non-academic and non-faculty careers for PhDs and Postdocs in humanities, social science and STEM.
  • Bruincubate
    Bruincubate provides anyone looking to connect to the entrepreneurial community at UCLA with information needed to go forward and launch that next great business or connect with the talent to help you
  • Individual Development Plans and Progress Assessment Resources
    Resources for improving Postdoctoral Scholar and Faculty Mentor relations, such as a compact with the roles and responsibilities for Mentors and Scholars, a research/career development plan to be created between both parties, and an annual evaluation necessary for the reappointment of Scholars.
  • Epigeum
    The Office of Instructional Development is pleased to offer select pedagogical resources developed by Epigeum in collaboration with faculty from multiple institutions. Enter the UCLA token: c292d35d. For more detailed directions from Epigeum, click here.
  • SciComm Hub
    SciComm Hub is a community and collection of resources about careers in science education, outreach, and communication.
    GRAPES is a database of over 500 private and publicly funded awards, grants, and fellowships of interest to prospective and current graduate students, students working on a master’s thesis or doctoral dissertation, and postdoctoral scholars. It’s free to search.
  • National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity
    Professional development, training, and mentoring community of postdocs, grad students, and faculty dedicated to supporting academics in making successful career transitions. UCLA has an institutional membership and UCLA postdocs can join for free. On the membership page select “Institutional Sub-Account.” Enter in your institution issued email address as the username.
  • UCLA School of Medicine Weekly Message Digest
    Weekly listing of seminars, meetings, training, and funding opportunities at the David Geffen School of Medicine.
  • UCLA School of Medicine Postdoctoral Training
    Current postdoctoral training opportunities at the David Geffen School of Medicine.
  • UC Council of Postdoctoral Scholars
    A postdoctoral council with representatives from all University of California campuses geared at facilitating improvements in postdoctoral training.

Other Professional Development Resources: