National Postdoc Appreciation Week
National Postdoc Appreciation Week 2022 (September 19 – September 23) is celebrated to recognize the significant contributions that postdoctoral scholars make to the University of Chicago research community and overall U.S. research and discovery.
In 2010, this week was officially recognized by the U.S. House of Representatives. Events will be held throughout the week for postdocs.
Raffle at every event !!!
Yoga & Meditation
Location: Lawn outside UChicago Student Wellness Center (840 E 59th St)
(5 minutes slot)
Professional Headshots for Postdocs
Location: Provided to registrants
Leveraging your Online Presence for Career Advancement
LinkedIn Networking & Building Personal Website
970 E. 58th St (3rd floor of UChicago Bookstore Building)
Using Improv for Public Speaking and Interviewing
Location: MCP 201 (Michelson Center for Physics, 933 E 56th St)
Location: MCP 3rd Floor Atrium (Michelson Center for Physics, 933 E 56th St)
List of events
- Monday 9/19, 9:00-10:00am: Yoga and Meditation By Carolyn Banner, RDN, LDN (UChicago Student Wellness Health Promotion Coordinator
Location: Lawn outside UChicago Student Wellness Center (840 E 59th St, Chicago, IL 60637) between Ellis and Maryland
- Tuesday 9/20, 11:00am-2:00pm (5 minutes slot): Professional headshots By Kenneth J Johnson Jr., K Johnson Pictures (http://www.kjohnsonpictures.com)
- Wednesday 9/21, 3:00-4:00pm: Leveraging your Online Presence for Career Advancement
LinkedIn Networking by Mike Tessel, Senior Director, UChicagoGRAD
Building Personal Website by Connor Haggarty, Postdoc, Psychiatry UChicago (https://www.connorhaggartyphd.com/)
- Thursday 9/22, 12:00-2:00pm: Using Improv for Public Speaking and Interviewing By Byron Stewart, Adjunct Lecturer, McCormick School of Engineering, Northwestern University
Location: MCP 201 (Michelson Center for Physics, 933 E 56th St, Chicago, IL 60637)
- Friday 9/23; 4:30-6:30pm: Postdoc Social
Location: MCP 3rd Floor Atrium (Michelson Center for Physics, 933 E 56th St, Chicago, IL 60637)
*Food and drinks provided*
Email UChicago BSD Office of Postdoctoral Affairs Assistant Director, Vipul Sharma at firstname.lastname@example.org.