- UCLA Postdoctoral Association (PDA) – Professional and social organization by and for UCLA Postdocs
- National Postdoctoral Association – Free affiliate membership to UCLA Postdocs
- UC Postdoc Union – Information from UCLA Graduate Division
UCLA Postdoc Slack
Slack is an app that can be used on your computer, mobile device or on a browser that allows you to post messages, replies and files to others
The Postdoctoral Association at UCLA has set up a Slack Workspace for UCLA Postdocs that includes messaging channels for announcements, job postings, child/family care, international, social, outreach, transportation, etc. Join any channels that interest you, or start your own!
Join UCLA Postdoc Slack
Career Groups for Postdocs
Project Synapse Sponsored by the UCLA Brain Research Institute, Project Synapse offers neuroscience postdocs a strong network of colleagues, career development workshops, and opportunities to participate in K-12 outreach and teaching activities.
AWiSE Advancing Women in Science and Engineering addresses the underrepresentation of women in leadership roles in academia and industry through offering training, education, mentorship, and community service opportunities to support women in STEM.
ADCC Advanced Degree Consulting Club hosts information sessions, consulting career seminars, and case interview practice groups for graduate and professional trainees interested in consulting careers.
Affinity Groups for Postdocs
SACNAS Chapter at UCLA The Society for the Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) at UCLA is dedicated to increasing the number of underrepresented students in higher education and in science. Open to all students, postdocs, faculty and staff who share a common concern about equal access to education, interest in outreach, and need for opportunities in academic leadership and participation.
IBLAQ Representing the Indigenous-Black-Asian-Latinx-Queer communities in the Biosciences to foster social gatherings, community, and provide a respite from lab and academic work, Allies are welcome! Link takes you to the mailing list sign-up
Black Scholars in Bioscience aims to foster community, provide professional development, and outreach opportunities amongst postdoctoral scholars, graduate students, and faculty. Link connects you to the group Advisor, Diana Azurdia, to join.
Anti-Racism and Cultural Change at DGSOM
DGSOM Anti-Racism Roadmap The Anti-Racism Roadmap is our collaborative path to ensuring racial justice, equity, diversity and inclusion in the David Geffen School of Medicine. Your input informs the process. As we progress down this path together, we need your voices to both inform the process, but help tweak and course correct it when needed. See our website to follow progress and provide your input.
Cultural North Star The Cultural North Star reflects the guiding principles of our institution. These core principles represent our collective commitment to our mission and each other, serving as a daily guide for the decisions we make, the goals we set and the work we do.
DO WHAT’S RIGHT
MAKE THINGS BETTER