Career Development

The Graduate and Postdoctoral Programs Office (GPPO) and the Career Development Center (CDC) are available to help support, promote, and enhance the professional careers of postdocs throughout the university.

Each year our offices help postdocs prepare for entering the job market through career programming in areas such as Lab Management, Professional Skills, Grant Writing, and Job Skills but to name a few.

All our professional development courses, workshops, and resources, including your Individual Development Plan (IDP) allow you to develop the skills you need for a successful and rewarding career.

You will also find access to Asynchronous Learning Content that will help benefit you in your Postdoc journey here at NYUAD.

This page will be updated regularly with new programs, workshops and opportunities as and when they are planned through the Academic Year.

Career Development Programming and Opportunities

For Academic Year 2022-23

Postgrad Writers' Room - April-June 2023

Asynchronous Learning Content

We provide access to many types of asynchronous online learning platforms at no cost to you.

NYUAD Grad Slam, 3 Minute Thesis Workshops (Fall 2022)

Grad Slam is our 3 minute thesis competition open to Postdocs and Graduate Students. The final will be held on November 16th on campus. The semi-final deadline is October 25th. The following workshops will help prepare you to submit your semi-final video and equip you to be a confident 3-minute thesis presenter!

Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) workshop series: Fall 2022

The Office of Research Affairs (ORA), NYU Washington Square will be offering webinars as a part of the Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) workshop series for Fall 2022. All researchers, postdocs and graduate students are welcome and encouraged to attend these sessions. For student researchers working with US federal funding, please note that attending these sessions will count towards fulfilling their RCR training requirements