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CBS Postdoc Events

The CBS Postdoc Committee organizes several events each year. Our goal is to provide opportunites for networking and career development. If you would like to volunteer for an upcoming event or suggest a new event, please contact us at  . CBS Postdocs and Research Associates, SAVE THE DATE for the upcoming events:

  • Morning Coffee. During the academic year (Sept 2019 to May 2020), we host a morning coffee event each month on both the East Bank and St Paul campuses. 
  • Family and Friends BBQ. Join your fellow Postdocs and Research Associates at Como Park on Sept 15th from 4pm to 7pm. RSPV and volunteer sign-up here.  
  • Seminar Series. Faculty, Postdocs, and students are welcome to attend this seminar series from 3pm to 4pm on the first Friday of the month from Oct 2019 to May 2020.
  • Life Scientist Postdoc Itasca Retreat. Retreat to Itasca from Sept 18th-20th for networking, career development workshops, discussion panels and grant/paper writing sessions.  
  • Annual Postdoc Symposium. Over a morning in early 2020, come join us for lightning talks, a career development workshop, and lunch with faculty. Below is a photo of the 2019 symposium:

2019 CBS Postdoc Symposium

The UMN Postdoctoral Association and Office of Postdoctoral Initiatives also host networking and career development events. Upcoming events include:

  • PDA Postdoc BBQ. Family and friends are welcome to attend the PDA Annual Family Picnic at Boom Island Park from 11am to 2pm on August 17th. RSVP here.