UBC offers and administers programs that provide professional development to PDFs. Events offered by the PDFO will open for registration approximately 1 week in advance. Registration is required for all PDFO events.

The Postdoctoral Fellows Office is pleased to introduce Foundations of Career Planning, a three-part workshop program designed to provide postdocs with the support and resources required to establish the foundations of a post-PDF career, whether in academia or in industry. By the end of the program, participants will have developed through self-reflection the foundations needed to structure a development plan, put together a professional portfolio, and navigate the interview and negotiation process. Information about the program, including upcoming dates and registration, can be found on the Foundations of Career Planning page.


Previous Events

Event Title Date Organizer
Immigration Wednesday, 23 May 2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am Postdoctoral Fellows Office
From Surviving to Thriving: Supporting your Wellbeing through Self-care Tuesday, 22 May 2018 - 12:45pm to 2:30pm Postdoctoral Fellows Office
The Non-Academic Job Search for Postdocs and Graduate Students Tuesday, 22 May 2018 - 9:30am to 12:00pm Postdoctoral Fellows Office and Graduate Pathways to Success
Orientation for Postdoctoral Fellows - Summer 2018 Thursday, 17 May 2018 - 8:30am to 12:30pm Postdoctoral Fellows Office
Project Financial Management Tuesday, 17 April 2018 - 8:30am to 12:00pm Postdoctoral Fellows Office
NSERC Grant Writing Wednesday, 11 April 2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am Postdoctoral Fellows Office
Mitacs Internship Info Session – Finding non-academic collaborations to advance your career Wednesday, 4 April 2018 - 4:30pm to 6:30pm Graduate Pathways to Success Program and Mitacs
Foundations of Project Management 1 Wednesday, 28 March 2018 - 9:00am to Thursday, 29 March 2018 - 5:00pm Postdoctoral Fellows Office and Mitacs
Employer on Campus: Boston Consulting Group Monday, 19 March 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm Graduate Pathways to Success and the Centre for Student Involvement and Careers
UBC Postdoctoral Association Annual General Meeting Wednesday, 14 March 2018 - 5:00pm UBC Postdoctoral Association


Privacy Notification: Your personal information is collected under the authority of section 26(c) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA). This information will be used for the purpose of planning and administering each professional development workshop and event offered by the Postdoctoral Fellows Office (PDFO). Questions about the collection of this information may be directed to the PDFO at postdoctoral.fellows@ubc.ca.