Happy Postdoc Appreciation Day/Week*! Yes, it’s a real thing. Celebrate the postdocs in your life! Not sure how to do that, what a postdoc is and why they need to be appreciated? Here’s a sampling from around the web**…
Also, Superhero Dr. PhD will be taking the week off… not really. She has to substitute teach for Tenured PI later this week.
Finally, if you are an under-appreciated postdoc (itinerant academic worker), hang in there. I appreciate you. Keep updating that LinkedIN profile and scouring the sciencecareers website and employment will happen for you. Also, check out these great resources:
* I guess it depends on how much you appreciate them.
** Because I didn’t have time to write anything more insightful.
(All phdcomics.com images by the brilliant Jorge Cham)
*** If you check out their blog section, my guest post is still there, just sayin’.