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Every Month Series - January
Explore a new career area each and every month with the Every Month Series
Welcome to the OCPD
Our mission? To teach UCSF biomedical students and postdoctoral scholars the professional skills required for career success.

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Sara's Career Tip of the Month: Finding a Mentor

January 16, 2020

Image of Sara AyaziHi there! I'm Sara Ayazi. As a career counselor at the Office of Career and Professional Development (OCPD), my goal is to help you navigate your career successfully!  Each month, I will be sending UCSF health professional students a careertip.

In honor of National Mentoring Month, January...

New Workshop Alert: Teaching trainees how to have a career conversation with their research mentor

January 6, 2020

image of two smiling peopleEveryone says it - students and postdocs should be having career conversations with their research mentor/PI. The challenge for students and postdocs is figuring out how best to bring up the topic and facilitate this important convesation.

One of our latest workshops ...

What the Numbers Say: 27% of UCSF Postdocs Utilize the OCPD

December 30, 2019

image of 27%We think that every UCSF postdoc should take one-two hours a month to invest in themselves and their own career and professional development. But life is busy, and when you're not sure what career path you want to pursue, or what experiences successfully position yourself for a particular career path, it can be...


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