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Empowering and supporting leaders across the scientific enterprise to transform professional development of PhD students and postdoctoral scholars.

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GOALS

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Disseminate
career and
professional 
development
approaches

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Disseminate career and professional development approaches in ways that support adaptation, implementation, and innovation in the community.

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Build Capacity
for research &
evaluation

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Build capacity for research and evaluation to enhance the evidence basis for career and professional development approaches.

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Connect
stakeholders
across
diverse
networks

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Connect stakeholders across diverse networks to leverage expertise and support coordinated action to advance graduate and postdoctoral education.

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Advocate
for career and
professional
development

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Advocate for career and professional development to amplify the impact of ongoing efforts and accelerate change.

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Bruce Alberts

Former President of the National Academy of Sciences

pd|hub fills a critical need, enabling PhD students and postdocs to apply their skills and passion for science to a wide range of occupations and societal issues. We will all benefit as a result.

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Shirley Tilghman

President Emeritus of Princeton University

As leaders in graduate and postdoctoral training, we need to recognize the realities of the current scientific enterprise and build a system to educate students for the many careers available to them.

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Keith Yamamoto

UCSF Vice Chancellor for Science Policy and Strategy

We have a responsibility to create scientific training environments that empower our trainees to advance research and discovery, and also to pursue and succeed in careers across society that need and depend on their scientific perspective and expertise.

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Sonia Zȧrate

President of SACNAS

To benefit from the potential that diversity holds for the scientific enterprise, institutions need to regard career and professional development as critical as disciplinary knowledge to the success of their graduate students and postdoctoral scientists.

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Alan Leshner

Former CEO of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

pd|hub will help integrate lessons learned and distill best practices in fostering STEM Ph.D. career and professional development, critical to modernizing education in these fields.

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    WHO WE WORK WITH

    Graduate Schools and Training Programs

    We will help institutions meet the career and professional development needs of STEM trainees and the training expectations of granting organizations in a cost-efficient way.

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    WHO WE WORK WITH

    Scientific and Disciplinary Societies

    We will work with societies to highlight the professional development resources and services they offer for their members, and support societies in making their offerings more cost-efficient.

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    WHO WE WORK WITH

    Employers

    We will engage employers in reforming graduate and postdoctoral education to bolster the scientific workforce.

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    WHO WE WORK WITH

    Practitioners

    We will support the dissemination, implementation and assessment of evidence-based training models and the professional development of the practitioners who create them.

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    WHO WE WORK WITH

    Funders and Advocacy Groups

    We will identify and support adaptation of innovative, evidence-based educational approaches primed for investment and promotion.

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    WHO WE WORK WITH

    Researchers and Evaluators

    We will partner with educational researchers and evaluators to bolster cross-disciplinary educational research and facilitate the translation of research to practice.

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    Professional Associations

    We will promote the work of education-focused organizations and connect them with other stakeholders to accelerate their impact on the field.

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    WHO WE WORK WITH

    Publishers

    We will support journals in defining standards for studies in career and professional development by facilitating growth in evaluation and research.

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