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Author: Chris Smith

Word Cloud of PRS 2021 Attendee Sentiment

May 27, 2021

Virtual Postdoc Research Symposium Elevates and Supports Postdoctoral Scholars Across North Carolina

The 2021 NC State Virtual Postdoctoral Research Symposium brought together postdocs from across North Carolina to share their research, connect, and learn together. 

NC State Belltower aerial shot

May 5, 2021

Nominees Announced for Inaugural Postdoc Pack Service & Outstanding Postdoc Mentorship Awards

The nominees for the NC State Office of Postdoctoral Affairs and Graduate School's inaugural Postdoc Pack Service and Outstanding Postdoc Mentorship awards have been announced. 

Molly Puente, Ph.D.

Mar 1, 2021

Opportunities in Grant Writing and Support

Molly Puente shares her experience working in grants management and research administration and the resources and events the Proposal Development Unit facilitates at NC State. 

Howling wolf statues on campus

Jan 11, 2021

Engineering Your Post-Postdoc Career

In a first-of-its-kind event, the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs collaborated with the College of Engineering to empower engineering postdocs to take advantage of the opportunities available at NC State to launch the next stage of their careers. 

Howling Wolf

Dec 29, 2020

Job Search Advice from NC State Postdoc Alumni

Three former NC State postdoctoral scholars shared their experience recently transitioning from postdoc to their current roles in academia and the national labs. 

group photo of BGSA

Sep 28, 2020

Black Graduate Student Support at NC State

Last year's president of the Black Graduate Student Association Ezinee Ofoegbu describes how the organization supports the academic and social needs of Black graduate and professional students at NC State. 

Marcus Lambert

Sep 17, 2020

Factors that Affect Career Choice and Diversity in Science

Marcus Lambert, Ph.D., shares data around career choices of underrepresented postdocs and insights on how to best support them in their preparation for an academic research career. 


Jun 24, 2020

PhD Career Panel – Advice for your next career step

Ph.D.-trained researchers working in a variety of fields share their career journeys and advice on navigating transitions with postdocs who attended our virtual career panel. 

Manik Chandra Biswas standing in front of large NC State sign

Jun 17, 2020

Manik Chandra Biswas: 6 Tips for International Graduate Students

Manik Chandra Biswas, a second year doctoral student in the Fiber and Polymer Science program in Wilson College of Textiles, shares his research experience and advice for current grad students in our most recent edition of PACK in Action. 

Jun 9, 2020

Look Beyond the Big Boys: How Working for a Smaller Start-up Company Can Benefit Your Career

Smaller, start-up companies should also be considered for your next career step. They provide unique opportunities to experience a diversity of roles in the company as most employees wear many hats at a smaller company. We talk to two such companies, HZO & SinnovaTek, here.