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The career advising provided by the postdoc office played a critical role in my successful transition to a job at a nonprofit.

—Joshua Bandoch PhD, Manager of Donor Relations, Institute for Humane Studies (Political Science 2016)

I was on the job market during the postdoc leadership course and several interviewers asked me about it. It was great to be able to discuss the skills I had developed.

—Julia Gilden PhD, Senior Scientist, Promega (Bacteriology 2015)

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