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National Postdoc Appreciation Week

2022 National Postdoctoral Appreciation Week

Virtul 2022 National Postdoctoral Appreciation Week Events

The National Postdoc Association brings virtual NPAW events to all postdocs and graduate students:

Finding Your Balance

Mon, September 19, 2022
1:00 p.m.

Check out the kickoff event Finding Your Balance. The theme of this year is postdoc mental health and wellness. Speakers will discuss the challenges early career researchers face, share tips they have learned from their struggles, and provide a framework for postdocs to build better balance in their professional lives, especially as they navigate their next career step.
Learn more.

Join us in celebrating NPAW with a volleyball game!

Mon, September 19, 2022
4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Attention Drexel Community! Got a nice serve? Set your alarms because you don't want to pass this up! We're starting National Postdoc Appreciation Week off with a volleyball game! Open to postdocs, PhD students, faculty, and staff! No experience is necessary. Join us on the Buckley Green Sand courts.
Location: Buckley Green
30 North 33rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Free Tickets

Green Cards for Scientific Researchers—How to Win Your EB-1/NIW Case! (virtual)

Tue, September 20, 2022
2:00 p.m.

Postdocs, happy National Postdoc Appreciation Week! This webinar, presented by Getson & Schatz, P.C. law firm, will help scientists learn how to obtain a green card in the U.S. through the EB-1A and NIW categories and how to avoid costly immigration mistakes. Learn about the U.S. immigration process and how to maximize your chances of immigration success. For more information, visit
About the speaker: Brian Getson is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania Law School with more than 25 years of experience. He is a leading U.S. immigration lawyer who represents scientific researchers in applying for green cards and is the principal of a boutique immigration law firm based in Philadelphia, PA. Mr. Getson has given presentations on “Green Cards for Scientific Researchers” at numerous major scientific conferences, at the Wistar Institute, and at universities. Mr. Getson often provides a money-back guarantee to qualified applicants, giving clients confidence that they will get results.

Mentors in Motion with Science Communications Professionals

Thu, September 29, 2022
5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Happy National Postdoc Appreciation Week from Drexel's Office of Postdoctoral Affairs! Are you curious about the science communication career paths? Want to meet Drexel Alumni and local professionals who are science writers, technology transfer specialists, or medical science liaisons? Need an opportunity to get outside your lab? Join us for the Mentors in Motion program. You will meet and talk with seasoned professionals while enjoying a casual walk around our Queen Lane campus.
Location Drexel University College of Medicine
2900 West Queen Lane
Philadelphia, PA 19129
Free Tickets

Contact the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs

Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences and Professional Studies
Drexel University College of Medicine
New College Building
245 N. 15th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102

Natalie Chernets, PhD
Director of Postdoctoral Affairs & Professional Development

For more information, please contact the Graduate School of Biomedical Science and Professional Studies

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