For Postdoctoral Scholars

We understand the importance of career development and job search planning for Postdoctoral Scholars. We hope that you find the following resources useful in your career planning. Best of luck!

GSAS Career Resources

GSAS Workshops and Programs
Postdoctoral Scholars can attend career-related programming hosted by GSAS Career Services that is open to the entire campus community. A full listing of events can be found on the GSAS events calendar.  

Versatile PhD
As a subscriber to Versatile PhD, Brandeis GSAS Career Services provides free membership to the Brandeis community. Postdoctoral Scholars can access the Versatile PhD premium content - an excellent resource that demystifies non-academic career paths and helps you prepare for many possibilities.     

As a member of BioCareers, Brandeis GSAS Career Services provides free membership to the Brandeis community. BioCareers is a career service dedicated to expanding professional life sciences options. The site provides online career resources and job. BioCareers also provides monthly webinars on career paths and job search topics.  

Individual Appointments

Your Alumni Career Services Office
We recommend that Postdoctoral Scholars contact their graduate and/or undergraduate institutions for career guidance and resources – many institutions offer comprehensive career services for their alumni.

Massachusetts One-Stop Career Centers
One-Stop Career Centers are open to all Massachusetts job seekers and employers. Core services are free and available to all. Enhanced services, such as one-on-one career counseling or special programs, may have a fee. Some programs target specific population groups.

Private Career Counseling
Private career counselors offer fee-based services to assist with self-assessment, career exploration, career planning and job search guidance. Note: These counselors are not affiliated with or endorsed by Brandeis University.

Additional Resources


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