Working in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) related discipline, you can inspire a new generation of students. Whether you can spare a few hours a week or a few hours a year, you can make a difference in a student’s future.

Richard Woodward, Ph.D., President of The Business/Technology Interface, LLC, and CEO of Vascular Magnetics, Inc., served as one of our 2011 guest speakers for National Postdoc Appreciation Week. His presentation, "Life without Lab Coats: Entering the Business of Science," addressed how to break into industry and provided information related to career options on the business side of science-based industries.

Derek Haseltine, M.Ed., director of Research Career Development & co-director of the Office of Postdoctoral Scholars at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, served as one of our 2011 guest speakers for National Postdoc Appreciation Week. His presentation, "Re-Energize Your Career," provided an overview of how to be best prepared for the next steps in your career.

This resource, created by the National Postdoctoral Association (NPA), provides information on pregnancy and maternity leave, with a postdoc's specific concerns in mind.

All CHOP postdocs are eligible to join the NPA free of charge through The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia's institutional sustaining membership.