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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

Are you a Clinical or Translational Scientist? Check out Science Careers', "Content Collection: Careers in Clinical and Translational Research", to read over sixty articles discussing a variety of topics including: "Finding Nirvana: Paths to Becoming a Physician-Scientist", "Podcast: Training Translational Scientists", "Dealing With Debt", and much much more! Enjoy!

Are you pursing a career as an Academic Scientist? Check out Science Careers', "The Academic Scientists' Toolkit", to read about getting hired, getting funded, how to manage your time, advice on teaching, and much much more!

Read the first of twelve articles from sciencecareers.org "myIDP series". It gives a great introduction to an an Indiviualized Development Plan (IDP), and walks you through the process of starting, maintaining, and developing your IDP over time. Enjoy!

According to a recent study, postdocs who have happy thoughts handle stress better and have more resiliency. Do you agree? Read about ways to cope with stress and increase happiness here!