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The Office for Research Careers’ (ORC) mission is to support the professional needs of the research community at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. The ORC strives to support research trainees and faculty across the academic continuum by providing resources to support and promote career and professional development, enhance the training experience, and foster effective mentoring.

The ORC collaborates with the Brigham Research Institute, Postdoctoral Association, and Center for Diversity and Inclusion to offer a myriad of opportunities to the diverse research community.

Events, Opportunities and Announcements

2020-2021 Postdoc Mentoring Circles Program (MCP): Call for Applications

The MCP is created by postdocs for postdocs. Our mission is to help postdocs to create and achieve important career goals and to improve research by boosting the development of young scientists. If you want to help others or if you need help for your personal and scientific development this program is for you! Learn more and apply today on the PDA website.

Application Deadline: August 17th 2020

More info & MCP applications.

2020 Postdoc Scholar Award for Excellence in Mentoring

2020 nominations are open through August 21. This award recognizes postdoctoral fellows’ efforts in mentoring fellow postdocs, students or interns on research projects and/or career development. Fellows can be nominated by PIs, postdocs, students, research staff, and/or self-nomination. Winners are awarded a cash award of $1,000 and recognized at the annual National Postdoc Appreciation Week in September.

Nominate by August 21, 2020.

Postdoc Communications Survey

According to the National Postdoctoral Association, communication skills are one of the six core competencies in which postdocs should gain experience and proficiency. Please help the BWH PDA determine which communication skill development workshops to pursue first by completing the following survey.

Communications Survey.

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