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The Postdoc and Graduate Student Affairs Office (PGSAO) promotes the educational and career growth of more than 600 postdoctoral fellows and graduate students at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (DFCI). The PGSAO helps to expand on laboratory-based research
training by offering a welcoming, supportive environment and a variety of services for enhancing professional development.
The PGSAO supports postdocs by:
The PGSAO offers the following to postdocs and graduate students at Dana-Farber:
Workshops and seminars for professional development, including:
On-boarding materials and assistance for finding accommodations and adjusting to life in Boston, creating a career development plan, and information about Dana-Farber's English as a Second Language Program (ESL).
The PGSAO Lounge and Resource Center (Smith 347) has two computers, a printer, a TV with laptop connection, information about upcoming programs at Dana-Farber and the Longwood Medical Area, and a lending library with books and articles
on career development. The lounge is a place to socialize, take a break, and enjoy a cup of coffee; free coffee and tea are provided for all postdocs and graduate students!
One-on-one science editing services for documents, including:
Confidential consultation and guidance for conflict resolution
General inquiries should be directed to DFCI_PGSAO@dfci.harvard.edu. Our office is located on the Dana-Farber main campus in the Smith Building, 3rd floor, Room 347.
With a research career at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, you'll play an important role in helping to fulfill our mission and ultimate goal: the eradication of cancer and related diseases.