Additional Resources

UC Santa Cruz is a sustaining member of the National Postdoctoral Association, which works to improve the postdoctoral experience by supporting enhanced research training and a culture of enhanced professional growth. NPA resources and benefits are available to all members of the UCSC community, including faculty, administrators, postdocs and graduate students. For more information see

UCSC Career Center - Graduate Services, career resources for graduate students.

UC Council of Postdoctoral Scholars

National Postdoc Association, advocates for postdoctorate policies that benefit researchers and scholars, develops resources for postdoctorates, and holds a conference and maintains other community-building pursuits.

Postdoc, provides articles, resources, event and career listings and more focused on the minority and POC postdoctoral experience. Postdoctoral Resources, list of guidelines and resources culled from various sources, related to postdoctorate issues.

PhDs at Work - A professional network for PhDs across industries

Northern California HERC (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium) Job Search site

Committee on Science, Engineering and Public Policy (COSEPUP), Enhancing the Postdoctoral Experience for Scientists and Engineers: A Guide for Postdoctoral Scholars, Advisers, Institutions, Funding Organizations, and Disciplinary Societies

IIE Scholar Rescue Fund, provides fellowships to scholars who are under threat in their home/current country, to enable them to find refuge in another academic community. 

UCSC is an institutional member of the NPA. UCSC postdocs, graduate students and faculty may register as affiliate members using their email address to access member benefits.