The Research Trainee Career Support Center provides you with articles and resources that will assist you as you contemplate your move into a non-trainee, professional career track.
CHOP research trainees may also enroll in the UPenn Biomedical Postdoctoral Program (BPP), a premiere professional/career support program for UPenn/CHOP fellows.
Visit the BPP Enrollment intranet page for details. *Requires Active Directory Log-In*
This booklet from AAAS/Science includes steps to help you better prepare for your career in science. This is a must-read for all scientists-in-training.
In this article from Science Careers, Carol Milano provides guidelines and answers to questions to aid budding researchers gain an advantage in the increasingly competitive professions of postodctoral and academic research.
It also offers novel ways for reaserchers to think about their specific scientific interests so they do not limit themselves in a scientific community where a multitude of career choices are available.
This blog post from the NIH Office of Intramural Training & Education summarizes a recent webinar held by Science Careers. The discussion is focused on helping researchers make the decision between a career in academia or industry.
PennKey applications are now being processed by the Office of Responsible Research Training. This function, previously administered by the CHOP Human Resources Department, has been improved to allow for faster turn around times and more efficient retrieval of PennKey setup codes.
Yiran Guo, Ph.D.
Kosuke Izumi, M.D., Ph.D.
Wulan Deng, Ph.D.
These exceptional CHOP researchers were nominated by their mentors to receive this prestigious award, presented to them by Dr. Philip Johnson at the 2013 CHOP Research Poster Day. Read more...