Career Development

To further your career development, explore these events and online resources.

Online resources

National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity (NCFDD): An independent professional development, training, and mentoring community for faculty members, postdocs, and graduate students. NCFDD are 100% dedicated to supporting academics in making successful transitions throughout their careers. UMN has an institutional membership; click here to activate your UMN institutional membership.

ScienceCareers: Excellent system called myIDP for deciding on planning for your next career moves. Also many articles about surviving your postdoc and transitioning on to your next career.

Postdoc Academy: Comprehensive online program built on the National Postdoctoral Association core competencies to support skill development throughout postdoc training, from orientation to the next career step.

Burroughs Wellcome Fund: Articles and books about the right moves when transitioning to a tenure-track faculty position.

NIH Office of Research Integrity: Resources and training on the responsible conduct of research.

NIH Training and Career Development Resources for Postdocs and Early Career Scientists.

Training Modules to Enhance Data Reproducibility, from NIH National Institute of General Medical Sciences.

UMN Graduate School Academic and Career Support: Workshops and resources to help with CV development, job searches, etc.

Beyond the Professoriate: Select the University of Minnesota to access website.

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