|NPA ADVANCE Clearinghouse - Postdoctoral Professional Development|
Potential Interventions to Aid in Retaining Postdoc Women
A clearinghouse of promising practices
E. PROGRAMS: PostdocTORAL Professional Development
1. Again, encourage use of research and career plan to track personal skill development and career milestone attainment in order to have more realistic understanding of abilities. Offer workshops/training on various tools to encourage their use.
2. Information for postdocs on how best to balance family and work obligations.
3. Workshops on scientific writing, grant writing, etc.
4. Other workshops
 Rabinowitz, V.C. and Valian, V. 2007. Transforming Science and Engineering: Advancing Academic Women. Eds. A.J. Stewart, J. E. Malley and D. LeVaque-Manty. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.
This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. 0819994. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.