2017 MIT Postdoctoral Association Mentoring Program


Join us for our exciting 2017 MIT PDA Mentoring Program and learn from experienced professionals how to achieve career success after completion of your academic traineeship.

The program will run from May to November 2017 and will consist of monthly informal sessions with outstanding mentors who are excited to help the MIT postdoctoral community. They will share their valuable professional insights and experiences, thus providing important information and guidance for your career development.

Mentors include Michael Birnbaum (MIT Faculty), Dane Walther (Akamai), Bob Porras (Dell EMC), Francesca Lazzeri (Microsoft), Francis Wolenski (Takeda Oncology), Michele L. Ostraat (Aramco), Ishan Capila (Momenta Pharma), Anne Bothmer (Editas), Darby Schmidt (Quartet Medicine), Tilman Kispersky (McKinsey), Vyas Ramanan (Third Rock Venture) and many more.

To participate in our Mentoring Program, please complete the online application form (here) until May 8th 2017. Successful applicants will be custom matched to mentors based on areas of interest and career goals and invited to a first kickoff meeting on May 24th 2017. If you require any further information, feel free to contact at mitpdamentoring@gmail.com.

Important dates:
Application closing date: May 8th 2017
Results announcement: May 12th 2017
First Kickoff meeting: May 24th 2017