Professional Development Resources

GSBS Career & Professional Development

Center for Biomedical Career Development 


BioCareers is a comprehensive resource for information on the job market, skill building, career paths and much more. Membership is free to UMMS Postdocs.

National Postdoctoral Association

Membership is free to UMMS Postdocs.

Other Professional Associations

Massachusetts Biotechnology Education Foundation 

Massachusetts Association for Women In Science

Women Entrepreneurs in Science and Technology 

Massachusetts Society for Medical Research 

Academy Health 

American Public Health Association 

Society of Behavioral Medicine 

Transition from Postdoc to Principal Investigator

"Making the Right Moves" A Practical Guide to Scientific Management for Postdocs and New Faculty
This publication is available on-line at