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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*


Articles of Interest

Have you ever thought about taking your scientific discoveries to the marketplace? This article from Science Careers, features advice for budding entrepreneurs from CHOP investigator Robert Levy, MD, and Richard Woodward, PhD, a biotech consultant and upcoming presenter for our Postdoc Seminar Series.

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Our March installment of the Postdoc Seminar Series featured Ric Weibl, director of the Center for Careers in Science and Technology at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). His discussion focused on the wide array of careers available to research scientists, and examined strategies to broaden your future career options.

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This booklet from Science and the L'Oreal Foundation features the stories of extraordinary women who seek answers to difficult issues such as global climate change, famine, drought, and epidemics.

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Sometimes the most basic, blunt advice is the best advice. The following post was pulled from the AAAS Science Careers Forum, and presents tips on things to AVOID when submitting an application for a position in science.

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