About this courseSkip About this course
Are you a postdoc looking for flexible professional development? Are you looking for a place to connect with and regularly interact with other postdocs? This course is built for you!
Join us in the first professional development online course built specifically for postdocs and created with postdocs. The Postdoc Academy provides skill development for postdocs, from orientation to their next career step. Using inclusive, active-learning approaches, participants in this course will build skills to (1) find success as a postdoc, (2) draft an actionable career plan, (3) work in an effective intercultural environment, and (4) develop resilience. This course explores the research related to postdoc success and guides you in applying it to your environment. Connect to the experiences of the national postdoc community through the Postdoc Academy!
What you'll learnSkip What you'll learn
- Explore identities and roles you hold and how they impact your work environment, identify strategies to transition into a new community, and align your expectations with those of your mentor
- Identify and apply strategies to use career planning tools effectively and build an actionable plan that can both guide and be integrated into day-to-day practice
- Build an awareness of your own professional and personal identities and explore strategies to create and support an inclusive research environment
- Develop, implement, and reflect on an action plan to support progress on personal or professional goals that effectively build and sustain work-life resilience
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