Groups to Join

Networking and Leadership Related Groups

Science Communication Related Groups

  • 3 Minute Research Pitch Contest
    UCLA postdocs compete to best present their research in three minutes
  • GradSlam
    Three minute research presentation contest for graduate students at which postdocs can act as judges
  • NerdNite 
    Organization that creates events in which scientists and specialists communicate to the public

Business and Innovation Related Groups

  • Advanced Degree Consulting Club (ADCC)
    ADCC serves advanced degree candidates that are passionate about pursuing a management consulting career
  • BioTech Connection Los Angeles (BCLA)
    BCLA inspires, educates and connects emerging scientists and entrepreneurs
    to grow and diversify biotech in LA
  • Startup UCLA
    Startup UCLA connects trainees with alumni in the startup world, and  provides a community in which trainees can develop and launch their early-stage ideas.

Diversity and Inclusion Related Groups

Social Networking Sites

  • LinkedIn
    Professional network, finding contacts, researching jobs
  • ResearchGate
    Academic and research networking and collaboration tool
    Network exclusive to UCLA alumni, designed to find and become mentors