2022 Postdoc Orientation

Postdoc Orientation Materials

The next session will be scheduled soon!

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
  • Begin drafting or refine your professional development plan
  • Learn about policies relevant to postdocs
  • Learn about your UF benefits and speak with UF benefits experts
  • Meet with UF Postdoc Association Leadership

Orientation Materials: 

New Postdoc Orientation Slides

Postdoc Benefits & Leave Presentation

Join the UF Postdoc Association and Learn more about upcoming UFPDA events

UF Postdoc Association Postdoc Handbook

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)