National Postdoctoral Scholar Appreciation Week: UCLA’s Postdoctober Fest 2022

UCLA is participating in National Postdoctoral Scholar Appreciation Week (NPAW) with POSTDOCTOBER FEST 2022!

Join us throughout the month of October 2022 in a number of virtual and in-person events and workshops to celebrate and support UCLA’s postdoctoral scholar community!
Check out our schedule of events below!

Postdoctober Fest 2022 Schedule of Events
For more information, visit:
Tuesday, October 4 
  • Postdoctoral Scholar Orientation from 1-2PM via Zoom (Register here)
Thursday, October 6
  • Careers in UX Research, hosted by Meta from 5:30-7:30PM (In-person Location TBD) (Register here)
Tuesday, October 11
Wednesday, October 12
Monday, October 17
  • U.S. Immigration & Employment Options Workshop for International Postdocs and Graduate Students from 12-1PM via Zoom (RSVP here)
Thursday, October 20
Wednesday, October 26
  • Professional Development Planning for Postdocs: How to Maximize Your UCLA Training from 3-4:30PM via Zoom (RSVP here)
Wednesday, November 9
  • 2022 Postdoctoral Scholars & Mentors Awards Ceremony from 3-5:30PM at California NanoSystems Institute (CNSI) (RSVP to be open soon)
Got questions or encountering issues with registration? Contact Francesca Gacho, Coordinator of Professional Development for Graduate Students & Postdoctoral Scholars, at
Sponsored by UCLA Graduate Division, UCLA Bioscience Postdoctoral Affairs Office, PDA at UCLA, and UCLA Career Center