Join postdocs across the University of Chicago for daily events during National Postdoc Appreciation Week (NPAW)! Events are sponsored by: UChicagoGRAD, BSD OGPA, PSD, PME, myCHOICE, and ProteinTech. RSVP for each event in GRAD Gargoyle > Events > GRAD Events

See the 2019 NPAW Flyer here!

  • Monday, 9/16/2019 – Networking for Postdocs with coffee and Stan’s donuts, 9:00-11:00am in UChicagoGRAD HQ
  • Tuesday, 9/17/2019 – Professional Headshots for Postdocs, 12:30-4:30pm on the 4th floor of the UChicago Bookstore Building
  • Wednesday, 9/18/2019 – Preparing Research Statements (STEM) for the Academic Job Market, 12:30-1:30pm in UChicagoGRAD HQ
  • Thursday, 9/19/2019 – Coffee and Bagels for Postdocs, 9:00-11:00am in ERC Lobby
  • Friday, 9/20/2019 – Annual Postdoc Picnic, 3:00-5:00pm in North Science Quad (between BSLC and ERC, rain location BSLC Lobby) – All university postdocs are invited to the annual picnic to mingle as we begin another academic year! Food and drink provided, please bring ID.

Also on Friday 9/20, 6:30-9:30 pm at Headquarters Beercade (213 West Institute Pl), join Chicago-area Postdoctoral Associations in celebrating National Postdoc Appreciation Week by connecting with postdocs from the Chicago-area including those at Northwestern University, University of Illinois at Chicago, University of Chicago, Rush University, Loyola University Chicago, Illinois Institute of Technology and CHIentist. RSVP here! Registration is appreciated but not required to attend.

Finally, help us to usher in NPAW by taking the 2019 National Postdoc Survey, which is being run by the National Postdoc Survey team here at UChicago! Your participation is greatly appreciated and will help give a voice to postdocs around the country!