2021 Postdoc Orientation

Postdoc Orientation is offered the second Wednesday of every other month, 2:30pm - 4:30pm.

The next session will be October 13th, 2021 - Register Now

Postdoc Orientation is offered virtually and is here to help you make the most of your postdoc experience at UF. You do not have to be a new postdoc to join an orientation session. Everyone is welcome!

Objectives of Orientation:

  • Become familiar with resources available to you across campus
  • Learn about policies relevant to postdocs
  • Learn about your UF benefits and speak with UF benefits experts
  • Begin drafting or refine your professional development plan
  • Meet fellow postdocs and the UF Postdoc Association

Register for a UF Postdoc Orientation Session

Orientation Materials: 

Postdoc Orientation Slides - Aug. 11, 2021

Postdoc Benefits & Leave Presentation

Professional Development Planning Tools: 

Explore different career options with InterSECT Job Simulations and Informational Interviews

MyIDP - Science Careers - Professional Development Planning Tool

ImaginePhD - career exploration and planning tool for the humanities and social sciences

Access UF's online Postdoc Professional Development Planning tool: stores your PDP online so you can access, edit, or download it anytime to share with your mentors. (Print version: Professional Development Planning worksheet)