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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.

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Articles of Interest

Rick Borchelt, Special Assistant for Public Affairs and Office of the Director for the National Cancer Institute, served as one of our guest speakers during the November session of Conducting Research at CHOP.

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.