Resources For Postdocs
- Academic Calendar
Important dates, deadlines, and holidays for the academic year.
- Athena/Kerberos Accounts
Members of the MIT community can register for their Kerberos identity, which will allow them to obtain an email account and access restricted electronic resources.
- Athletic Facilities & Sailing Pavilion
Information about MIT's recreation program, such as membership prices, classes and programs, training, and other services.
- Benefit Options
The central HR site for benefits information, eligibility, and enrollment.
- Community Relations
A guideline for personal conduct within the MIT community, as well as an outline of resources for addressing harassment, mediating conflict, and providing other kinds of support for students, faculty, and staff.
- Health & Dental Benefits
A guide to eligibility, rates, and enrollment for MIT health and dental insurance plans and benefits.
- Hubway Bike Share Subsidy
Postdoctoral fellows and associates may receive a $25 subsidy for an annual membership to Hubway, a Boston-area bike sharing program.
- Making the Right Moves: A Practical Guide to Scientific Management for Postdocs & New Faculty
HHMI's handbook of practical advice on such matters as professional development, project management, teaching, and funding for postdocs.
- MIT Activities Committee
Organizes events for the MIT community and offers discount rates for athletic events, exhibitions, theater, music, and other things to do around the Boston area.
- MIT Federal Credit Union
Banking for students and employees of MIT.
- MIT Orientation
A guide to getting started for all MIT employees, including checklists of things to do before and after employment begins and guides to MIT benefits, services, and community programs.
- MIT Personnel Policy Manual
The MIT Personnel Policy Manual is a resource document containing employment policy for employees in the nonacademic payroll groups, specifically the administrative, sponsored research, support and service staffs.
- MIT Postdoctoral Scholars
Links to resources for postdocs, including funding, benefits, MIT policy, mentoring, orientation for newcomers, and calendars for seminars and other events.
- MyLife Services
MIT MyLife Services is a one-stop, free resource that provides MIT faculty, staff, postdocs and their families with 24/7 access to a network of experts who can help with life concerns.
- National Postdoctoral Association
An advocacy group for postdoctoral scholars that provides information and support for funding, networking, mentoring, and professional development. Because MIT is a Sustaining Member, with your MIT email address you may join the NPA as a free affiliate member.
- Orientation for Postdocs
MIT resources available to MIT postdocs to help advance their intellectual, professional, and personal well-being.
- Pappalardo Postdoc Program
Overview, nomination forms, and information about the Pappalardo Fellowships in Physics competition.
- Quick Guide for Principal Investigators
The MIT Quick Guide for PIs contains several key topics in research administration today and provides a brief explanation of each topic, summarizes the PI’s key responsibilities, and provides links to resources where you may find additional information.
- Reimbursement Accounts for Health & Dependent Care
A guide to eligibility, rates, and enrollment for health care flexible spending accounts.
- Rewards & Recognition
Learn how to nominate SOS students, staff, postdocs, and faculty for outstanding achievements.