Upcoming Events

Monthly Lunch & Learn

Interview Negotiations

August 21st, 2019 12:00-1:00p.m. HSEB 1750

Join us for a discussion on how to successfully negotiate your salary/benefits after a successful job interview.
Francine Mahak, PhD
Assistant Director, Graduate Career Development
University of Utah

Pizza will be provided!

RSVP HERE by August 19th at noon

Thirsty Thursday

Do you want to relax and hang out with fellow post-docs? And maybe have a beer while doing so? You might meet your new best friend! Please join us on the last Thursday of every month at a local pub or brewery. An UPDA board member will be present wearing a silly hat. Come and say hi! There is no need to RSVP and feel free to bring friends and family! Our next Thirsty Thursday will be on September 19th as part of National Postdoc Appreciation WeekMore details here.

Coffee & Bagels with a Mentor

Nondisclosure Agreements
August 28th, 2019 9:00-10:00am
HSEB 3430
Mentor: Eric Paulsen, JD, MBA
Associate Director of Contracts, Center for Technology & Venture Commercialization (TVC)
What is a non-disclosure agreement? What does it mean when you sign it while working for a company, or when you leave a company? Get these, and any other contracts-related questions you may have, answered at this group discussion.
Coffee and Bagels will be provided.
RSVP HERE by August 26th at noon

Evening Hike

September 7th, 2019 8:00pm Lake Solitude Trail

Meet at the Silver Lake Visitor Center

More information and a link to RSVP HERE

A good hike that ends in a lake is like icing on the cake and all that one needs on a fine Saturday morning. Find some solace at Lake Solitude as we d the Lake Solitude Trail, in the Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest.

Postdoc Appreciation Week

During the Postdoc Appreciation Week September 16-19, 2019, join the UPDA board to celebrate the contributions of the postdoctoral scholars at the University of Utah! It will be a full week of events, including career development and social events to commemorate and celebrate postdocs’ contribution to university excellence.  More information on the different events and on how to register on the Postdoc Appreciation Week page.

Postdoc Winter Workshop Series

More and more academic, nonprofit and for-profit institutions are recognizing the value of diversity in the workplace. Attend our Winter Workshop Series and be prepared to show that you can fit on that vision in your next job interview.  More information and registration can be found on the Postdoc Winter Workshop Series page.

UPDA Board Meeting

Interested in becoming more involved?  We are looking for new board members! Our board meetings are usually the first Friday of every month,  from 12:00 – 1:00 pm in HSEB 5100A. Contact us with any questions.

Our next Board Meeting: September 6th at 12:00 pm in HSEB 5100A!