Course Syllabus

Career Planning for Biomedical Trainees is an online course designed to support postdoctoral fellows and GSBS students at MD Anderson in the career planning process. The course has live and asynchronous components including: (1) a monthly Career Exploration Series, (2) access to a variety of career planning resources, and (3) career advising sessions. For inquiries regarding this course, please contact the Office for Postdoctoral Fellows at ForPostdocs@mdanderson.org.


Career Exploration Series
The Career Exploration Series is a monthly panel discussion where we invite PhDs to discuss their professional journey after graduate and/or postdoctoral training. The one-hour webinar is led by facilitators from the Office for Postdoctoral Fellows and the GSBS Career Development Office. Trainees are invited to meet the panelists in 30-min breakouts immediately after the webinar. Career Exploration Series sessions are scheduled on third Fridays, 12:00-1:00 pm (webinar), 1:00-1:30 pm (breakouts), from Sept to May. Non-MD Anderson postdocs and grad students are welcome to join our webinars.

Career Planning Resources
The Office for Postdoctoral Fellows provides postdocs, GSBS students, and research alumni access to a variety of career planning resources, including the Versatile PhD platform and Burning Glass Technologies' Labor Insight labor market database. Access these resources by registering for an account on MD Anderson's Alumni Portal and navigating to the Resources tab.

Career Advising
One-on-one career advising sessions are available through the Office for Postdoctoral Fellows and the GSBS Career Development Office.

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