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Northwestern University Postdoctoral Forum

The Northwestern University Postdoctoral Forum (NUPF) is an organization focused on creating a community among Northwestern University (NU) postdocs across all disciplines, while sharing postdoc-specific resources for career and personal development. NUPF works to build partnerships and increase inter-departmental communications, creating an open forum for all postdoctoral fellows to address the needs of their community.

**NEW! Resource Guide for International Postdocs**

Are you an international postdoc new to Northwestern University?  NUPF now offers a resource guide to get you oriented to Chicago and to Northwestern.  Click on the link below for information on a range of topics including how to find housing, transportation, benefits offered, and funding.


Featured Upcoming Events


NUPF Coffee Hour

Have a break in the afternoon with coffee and pastries! Mingle with other postdocs on both Evanston and Chicago campuses! Join fellow postdocs and NUPF committee members on May 28th from 3-4pm at Einstein Bagels in Pancoe Building in Evanston and Method Atrium in Tarry Building in Chicago..


Resume Seminar and Workshop Series

Lurie-Searle Seminar Room (Chicago campus)

May 27th 3:00 - 4:00pm

June 2nd 10:00am -12:00 pm

Tailor your resume for non-academic careers with this seminar and workshop series hosted by NUPF! Led by Dr. Sacha Patera (Director, Law-STEM Initiatives), this series focuses on strategies to improve and direct resumes for industrial and consulting positions.

The seminar is open to postdocs and graduate students, while the workshop is hands-on, requires a RSVP, and is limited to postdocs. You will need to bring your resume to the workshop! See Flyer for more information >>>>>>>FLYER


Can't make it to the Chicago campus? SAVE THE DATE for the Evanston series

Seminar: June 25th 4:00 - 5:00pm

Workshop: June 30th 10:00am - 12:00pm


NUPF Academic Career Panel

Ready to move to the next level in your academic career? NUPF presents an academic career panel with new faculty! Hear how the panel has successfully transitioned from trainee to principal investigator. Join NUPF and other postdocs on June 11 from 4-6pm at the Evanston campus, venue to be announced.


For a full listing of NUPF events click here!