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As an Affiliate Member you receive all of these great benefits:


Subscriptions Retirement Plan
Access to Members-Only Content Contribute Your Ideas
Annual Meeting Discount National Representation
Professional & Leadership Development Member Discounts



With the two NPA publications NPA e-alerts, a periodic e-mail news announcement, and the POSTDOCket, the NPA’s official quarterly newsletter, you can stay informed on current postdoc issues.



Access to Members-Only Content

Your NPA membership gives you access to members-only web content such as the Institutional Policies Database, the Postdoctoral Association (PDA) Toolkit, and the International Postdoc Survival Guide.


Annual Meeting Discount

As an Individual Member, you can attend the NPA Annual Meeting under a reduced registration rate. You are also eligible for the NPA Travel Award Program which subsidizes travel, lodging, and registration during the NPA Annual Meeting. For details on previous meetings visit NPA Annual Meetings. In 2014, the meeting will be held in St. Louis, Missouri.


Professional & Leadership Development

Not only is the NPA a valuable resource on postdoctoral issues, it is also a resource for professional and leadership development.The NPA provides these resources in the members-only content area and hard copies can be sent to you upon request.We also have opportunities to further develop your professional and leadership skills by serving on any of our eight membership committees or running for a seat on the executive board.

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Contribute Your Ideas

The NPA welcomes your thoughts and ideas.Please forward your suggestions and feedback at anytime by our online form, e-mail or phone at (202) 326-6424.


National Representation

With your membership, we can be your voice and forward the postdoctoral agenda at the national level.

Member Discounts

Discounts on products and services.  Click here for information on new discounts from SciPhD.

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