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National Postdoctoral Association Membership

The National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) is a national society that advocates for postdocs and recommends best practices for enhancing the postdoctoral training experience. The NPA offers a free affiliate membership to all individuals affiliated with sustaining member institutions, including Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

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Membership is free to MSKCC postdocs.
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Benefits of an affiliate membership include:

  • A subscription to NPA’s quarterly newsletter (Postdocket)
  • A subscription to NPA’s periodic email alerts
  • Access to all members-only content on the NPA website

Free enrollment as an affiliate member will be offered to those individuals who provide an email address associated with their member institution. (Personal email addresses will not be accepted.) To begin enrollment, please complete this form. You will receive an email with your approval status within one business day. Once you have received approval, you’ll be able to complete your registration and begin receiving member benefits. You may discontinue your membership at any time by contacting the National Postdoctoral Association.

Individual (dues-paying) members are eligible for additional benefits that affiliate members do not receive. For a list of these benefits, you may visit the NPA website at