PhDs: Managing Your Career During COVID-19
PhD Students and Postdocs - Not sure what you should be doing? What you could be doing? We've prepared resources and advice to help you navigate your next steps through the pandemic.
How do I move forward in my career during these uncertain times?
Student/Postdoc Mentors:
Read our latest inclusive mentoring blog post about tips and projects if you are mentoring/supervising an undergraduate intern during Covid-19.
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Welcome to the OCPD
Our mission? To teach UCSF biomedical students and postdoctoral scholars the professional skills required for career success.

Dear UCSF students and postdocs:

We know that your careers are not the first thing on your mind right now. We hope that you’ll be focused on taking care of yourself and your loved ones. But know that as your career and professional development team, we’ve been thinking about the different ways we can support you during this unusual time...

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What We're Talking About

Sara's Career Tip: How do I move forward in my career during these uncertain times?

March 24, 2020

Hi 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 career tip. With the recent COVID-19 outbreak, this month’s tip is on how to move...

Sara's Career Tip: How do I calm my "interview nerves"?

February 19, 2020

Hi 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 career tip. A fellow health professional student recently asked if the...


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