National Postdoc Appreciation Week

UR Postdoctoral Association has been celebrating National Postdoc Appreciation Week since its inception. Events typically include a competitive poster session and awards ceremony, networking opportunities and career development opportunities. Check out all of the past years' events, pictures and poster session winners on UR PDA's official NPAW website!

2014 NPAW Event Schedule

Monday, September 15th, 2014

SMD New Center for Professional Development and Coffee Hour/Meet and Greet
Time: 11:00am-12:00pm
Location: GEPA Office, G-9556 (Medical Center)
Learn about SMD's new Center for Professional Development, meet the office staff, and network with other postdocs.

Tuesday, September 16th, 2014

Brazen Virtual Networking with SMD Alumni - Exploring Career Options for PhDs
Time: 12:00pm-1:00pm
Location: Online
This is a speed networking event. All participants must register, then will be matched with Professional Alumni who have similar career path interests.

River Campus Coffee Hour/Meet and Greet
Time: 3:30pm-5:00pm
Location: Room 363 in Meliora (River Campus)

Wednesday, September 17th, 2014

Scott Morgan Seminar: Tips to Succeed in a Job Interview
Time: 1:00pm-2:30pm
Location: Class of 1962 Auditorium (Medical Center)

Coffee Break and Networking Session
Time: 2:30pm-3:00pm
Location: Northeastern Conference Room, 1-9535

Scott Morgan Workshop: Get Ready for Your Job Interview
Time: 3:00pm-5:30pm
Location: Northeastern Conference Room, 1-9535
Registration is required for these events.

Thursday, September 18th, 2014

NPAW Poster Session
Time: 10:00am-12:00pm
Location: Flaum Atrium (Medical Center)
All participants must register. Prepare a poster or use a poster previously presented at a conference.
Prizes: 1st place $500, 2nd place $300, 3rd place $200 travel awards

NPAW Award Ceremony and Happy Hour
Time: 4:00pm-6:00pm
Location: Flaum Atrium (Medical Center)
Food and drinks provided.

2013 NPAW was a great success!

Thank you to all who contributed to the 5th annual Postdoc Appreciation Week, especially Wendy Wicks of The Resume Works of Pittsford and Peter Iglinski, Lenor Sierra and Bianca Jackson for hosting the communications panel "Discussing YOUR Research with the Public and Media”.

2012 Seminar by Don Asher: Salary Negotiations

rashmi ram and don asher



Mr. Asher is pictured with PDA Chair, Rashmi Ram.


See more pictures from UR's 2012 celebration of NPAW!

2011 UR Resources and Services Expo


Former postdoc, Liam Casey, telling current postdocs about opportunities within the Life Sciences Learning Center.


See more pictures from UR's 2011 celebration of NPAW!

liam casey

2010 Poster Session

2010 poster session




See more pictures from UR's 2010 celebration of NPAW!

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