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National Postdoc Appreciation Week




The 15th Annual National Postdoc Appreciation Week (NPAW) celebration takes place September 16-20, 2024! Centered around the theme of “Celebrate*Empower*Appreciate” NPAW 2024 features two national events:

This event starts National Postdoc Appreciation Week. Albert Einstein is attributed with saying “In theory, theory and practice are the same. In practice, they are not.” Postdocs know this reality well, in that postdoctoral training is a crucial bridge between graduate training and fully launching an independent career, whatever and however you move in your field. Just like the bridge is crucial, so are the skills with which you navigate it because it is yours, you are making the journey, and you own what happens. Let’s talk about how to do that with clear eyes (intentionality) and "elastic" strategies (resilience).

Speaker: Rashada Alexander, Ph.D., director, AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowships
Date & Time: Monday, September 16, 10:00 a.m. PT
Register HERE


This event is the National Postdoc Appreciation Week town hall hosted by the NPA's Postdoc Council.

Date & Time: Thursday, September 19, 12:00 p.m. PT

Register HERE




View additional virtual events open to postdocs from any institutions on the NPAW Virtual Events calendar embedded in the NPAW 2024 website. Also, don’t forget to keep your NPA membership updated.  UCSD postdocs can register for a free NPA affiliate membership HERE.