Postdoc Orientation

Join us for lunch to meet other new postdocs and learn about postdoc-specific benefits at MIT.  This is an in-person orientation session led by the Postdoc Association.

  • Open to all postdocs
  • Lunch is provided
  • Topics covered include:
    • Data on postdoc population at MIT
    • MIT oversight of postdocs
    • Defining postdoc expectations
    • Differences between fellows and associates
    • The PDA structure and initiatives
    • How to get involved


Please use the following link to register for the session:


Sessions will be given at following dates:

2017: Jan 9, 23; Feb 6, 27; Mar 6, 20; Apr 3, 24; May 22; Jun 5, 19; Jul 17, 31; Aug 14; Sep 11, 25; Oct 16, 31.



The slides of previous sessions can be found here: postdoc-orientation

See also the summary of Work-Life Resources for Postdocs, handed out at orientation:


For further information, please contact the Orientation Committee chair at