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Career and professional development are important parts of your postdoctoral and graduate student training. At UAB’s Office of Postdoctoral Education (OPE), we aim to offer a variety of programs and services to help you make the most of your tenure here. The resources on this page are relevant at all stages of your professional development and time at UAB.

The OPE and the Graduate School opens a new website are here to provide resources for you as you plan, develop, and implement a strategy for your career. Career planning is not something that you can do overnight, and this is not something that anyone expects you to have figured out. But that is ok! So, take the time you need. Explore yourself, explore your options, and explore what we have to offer.

You have spent a significant amount of time pursuing education, so preparation is no stranger to you. Career development also requires planning and preparation. We have a variety of options and resources to help you get prepared for taking that next step, and achieving your goals.

We look forward to helping you, partnering with you, and seeing you succeed.

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