Professional Organizations

UC Santa Cruz and the Graduate Division maintain membership in several professional organizations. Your affiliation as a graduate student or postdoctoral scholar allows you to access these organizations and their wealth of information, resources, and support for your professional goals.

Beyond the Professoriate

The Graduate Division subscribes to Beyond the Professoriate, an online resource for career exploration and preparation for graduate students and postdoctoral scholars. Join with your UCSC email address and password to access BTP's platform and its career development resources. BTP offers numerous webinars throughout the year and sends newsletters. Learn more about Beyond the Professoriate and its online resources in the company's video.

Imagine PhD

Imagine PhD is a free online career assessment tool for graduate students and postdoctoral scholars in the Humanities and Social Sciences. Create an account and explore! UC Santa Cruz is a Silver Level Sponsor of the program.

National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity (NCFDD)

UC Santa Cruz is an institutional member of the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity (NCFDD). All faculty, postdoctoral scholars, and graduate students have free access to its online resources. Join and sign in with your UCSC email and password.

National Postdoctoral Association (NPA)

The Graduate Division maintains membership in the National Postdoctoral Association (NPA). Both graduate students and postdoctoral scholars have free access to its online resources. Join and sign in with your UCSC email.