For Current & Incoming Postdocs: Career Development Workshops

The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs (OPA) and Office of Career Services offers a series of career development workshops and seminars aimed at providing postdoctoral researchers with the essential skills required for success in their prospective careers. In addition, the OPA coordinates events that provide information on the various career paths available to postdoctoral researchers. These events also provide opportunities to network with professionals and company representatives.

Below is a list of some of the workshops and seminars offered throughout the year. For additional details on events and/or to register, please visit our calendar or contact the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs at opa@mskcc.org.

  • Tri-Institutional Career Symposium
    This event is coordinated by our Office of Career Services, along with Weill Cornell Medical College and The Rockefeller University.
  • Grants Writing Seminars
    These seminars are offered in collaboration with our Research and Technology Management Department. Seminars include Write Winning Grants, the K-Award Workshop, and the F32/NRSA Workshop.
  • Science Writing Seminars
  • Public Speaking and Presentation Skills Seminars
  • English as a Second Language Courses
  • Lab Management Seminars
  • CV Writing Workshops
  • Career Services Seminars

Additional career development workshops and seminars are offered through Memorial Sloan Kettering's affiliation with the New York Academy of Sciences, which aims to increase its members' competitiveness in today's job market.

Memorial Sloan Kettering also offers leadership/management development courses through the Learning and Organization Development Office, as well as teaching opportunities through a teaching fellowship in the Gerstner Sloan Kettering Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences.

Career Development Videos
Watch past workshops and seminars online. (OneMSK intranet access required)