National Postdoc Association
The GWPA is a sustaining member of the National Postdoc Association (NPA). GW Postdocs therefore have access to a free Affiliate membership with the NPA. This membership offers access to the many unique resources for networking and professional development. For more information, s resources that the NPA has to offer. For more information, see here.
GW Postdoc Appreciation Day 2018:
If you missed out on our super-informative Keynote Address by Dr Josh Henkin, please find his slides here Henkin_GW - NPAW Keynote_Handout-1mcbxfy.
Here you can find diverse information about fellowships, career opportunities, how to build a competitive resume, and many others
- 2017 National post doc survey
Check the results from 2017 national post doc survey from many universities in the US, including the NIH
- NIH Guide to Resumes & Curricula Vitae
- GW Center for Career services: types of resume
- AAAS: tips for a successful CV
- GW college of professional studies: resumé & cover letter guide
- American Institute of Physics, Physics Today: CV Template
- GW available resources with Lynda.com. Online tutorials including a short video on U.S. CVs as well as numerous industry specific resumés tutorials.
- On government resume writing.
- Federal Resume Guidebook.
- NIH Listserv announcing non-traditional, job opportunities available for scientists, researchers, clinicians, and public health officials. The jobs are located in the DC metro area and are mostly federal positions, with a focus on the NIH.
- Other NIH Listservs.
- Government job search in the DC metro area.
- ORISE fellowships (FDA).
- NRC programs (NIST).
- The Visiting Fellows Committee (VFC)
Resources to prepare a good presentation:
- Public Speaking Presentation
- TedTalks on storytelling
- The Moth, professional and amateur storytellers
- The Story Collider, stories about science
- Blog on how to tell great stories during presentations
- Made to stick handout
- Presentation, storytelling, and communication resource list