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Get Connected: Recommended Professional Development Resources

Professional Development Resources:

#1 Dartmouth is an Institutional Member of the National Postdoc Association, which means anyone with a email address may becoming an affiliate member of NPA.
As an NPA Affiliate Member, you are entitled to these benefits:
• Subscription to NPA e-alerts, a periodic news announcement, and The POSTDOCket, the NPA’s official quarterly newsletter
• Reduced registration fees to the NPA Annual Meeting & eligibility for the NPA travel award program
• Access to members-only NPA web content
• Access to NPA member groups to connect & network with fellow NPA members
• Discounts to some services and products. Click here for information on discounts from SciPhD (members only page).
• Opportunities to serve and contribute your expertise on a variety of NPA committees
• National representation on postdoctoral issues
To register, click here

#2 Dartmouth's Institutional Membership in the NCFDD provides postdocs and faculty access to the numerous resources:
• Multi-week Facilitated Learning Communities
• Monthly core training workshops
• Monthly guest expert workshops
• Audio, slides and transcripts of all workshops so you can learn at your convenience
• A private peer mentoring forum
• Monthly accountability buddy match
• Moderated monthly writing challenges
• Weekly productivity tips via the Monday Motivator

To register:
1. Go to the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity website:
2. Select the “Become a Member” tab and choose “Individual Membership.”
3. On the Individual Membership page select “Click Here”
4. On the “Select Your Member Type” page, select “Institutional Sub-Account,” and
5. On the “Select a Username” page use your institution issued e-mail address in the Username box
6. Complete the registration process

#3 Create an Individual Development Plan (IDP) and map our your career: