Mobile: The POSTDOCket Table of Contents

The POSTDOCket is the National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) newsletter covering news items and features of interest to the postdoctoral community.


Table of Contents


Volume 16, Issue 9 (September 2018)

Reaching Out to Choose your Career Path

Mitchell D’Rozario, Jennifer Aumiller


When asked what advice he would pass on to current postdocs, D’Rozario indicated that he truly believes it takes a village to move forward in career exploration, and reaching out individually, as well as using networks, is extremely beneficial.

Fighting Fatigue

Dane Pisano


As a postdoctoral scholar, you’re busy. And when your research demands most of your time and focus, it’s easy to stop listening to your body and fall victim to fatigue. Try these natural solutions that can offer you that extra boost in energy you need without the caffeine crash.

How to Find Opportunities in the United States as an International Postdoc
Vidhya Sivakumaran


If you are from outside of the United States, pursuing your career as an international trainee could be exciting and adventurous both professionally and personally.

Building Diversity and Inclusion into a Conference from the Start

Lina Cheuy


The theme for the ninth annual Postdoctoral Research Day (PDRD), held on July 12, 2018, was “Mosaic: Representing All Elements,” which emphasized why diversity and inclusion are vital for successful science.

Join The POSTDOCket Team!


The NPA is currently seeking strong, dedicated individuals to serve as associate editors of The POSTDOCket. If you know someone who can fill this position (including yourself), let us know.

Associate Editors for September


Thanks to our September associate editors Stephanie Page, PhD and Lina Cheuy, PhD!


Please note: The POSTDOCket is seeking new associate editors

Thank you to new and renewing Sustaining Members of the NPA!


Sustaining Members are a vital part of the NPA. Sustaining Members represent a range of professional societies, postdoc associations, postdoc offices, and other organizations that serve the postdoctoral community. Students, postdocs, faculty, and staff at NPA Sustaining Member institutions are eligible to join the NPA, at no cost, as Affiliate Members. Check to see if your institution is an NPA Sustaining Member.



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Worcester Polytechnic Institute



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Baylor College of Medicine Indiana University, School of Medicine
Boston College Iowa State University
Dartmouth College Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research University of California, Merced
Georgetown University University of Massachusetts Medical School
Georgia Institute of Technology University of Michigan

H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute

University of North Carolina Charlotte