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National Postdoctoral Association

The National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) is a member-driven organization that provides a unique, national voice for postdocs.  Every USF postdoc is eligible for a free Affiliate Membership.

USF Postdoctoral Association

The USF PDA (formerly the USF PSA) is the university’s community for postdocs.  For meeting information and how to get involved, please contact postdoc@usf.edu

InfoEd International, Inc.

InfoEd is the largest company serving the research community by virtually any measure - products offered; software licenses sold; full-time staff; and countries served. While the majority of the NY-based company's customers are in the US, however the company has rapidly expanded its international business in recent years and works with many of the world's premier research organizations. As a result InfoEd now has a presence in South Africa and Australia, with more anticipated in the next few years.

Nature.com Publications

Nature Publishing Group (NPG) understands both the specific needs of societies and the ever-changing arena of the scientific and medical publishing industry. Publishing partnerships are a growing part of our business, and we have a proven track record of editorial and commercial success. We also provide links to and information about Nature Publishing Group's publication policies, author/referee services and publishing news for our community of readers, authors, referees and other users.

Science Careers

Science Careers offers a wide variety of content designed to assist scientists of all disciplines, backgrounds and experience levels navigate their career path. This includes over 3,000 job listings that are updated daily, thousands of career advice articles written by the Science Careers editorial staff, graduate program information, meetings and event information, funding opportunities on GrantsNet, and a Career Forum where scientists can join a community of experts and peers engaging in real time discussions around career issues.

Sigma Xi

Sigma Xi was founded in 1886 to honor excellence in scientific investigation and encourage a sense of companionship and cooperation among researchers in all fields of science and engineering. Today, Sigma Xi is an international, multidisciplinary research society whose programs and activities promote the health of the scientific enterprise and honor scientific achievement. There are nearly 60,000 Sigma Xi members in more than 100 countries around the world. Sigma Xi chapters, more than 500 in all, can be found at colleges and universities, industrial research centers and government laboratories. The Society endeavors to encourage support of original work across the spectrum of science and technology and to promote an appreciation within society at large for the role research has played in human progress.