Post Docs


This section lists resources to help you make the most of your postdoctoral experience at Harvard.

Benefits: Depend on your appointment type.

Continuing Education: Courses of possible interest to postdocs (ESL, writing), Center for Workplace Development (CDW) Bridge program.

Financial Resources: Harvard University Employee Credit Union (HUECU).

For Parents: Finding child care, back-up or emergency care, child care scholarships, adoption resources, and more.

Visas: The Harvard International Office (HIO is the first stop for international postdocs. General information is also available on the Boston Postdoc Association website.

Housing: Contact for Harvard Housing office as well as link to apartments for rent.

Leaves: Includes Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993, medical leave in connection to childbirth and delivery, parental leave, and personal leave.

Medical Services: Who to contact, depending on which health provider you have elected.

Social Support: Links to Harvard Neighbors, volunteer opportunities, and support groups across Harvard

Support Services: Global Support Survices (GSS), Office of Work/Life, Center for Wellness, Postdoc Assistance Program (EAP), University Ombuds Program; Occupational Satefy (Ergonomics); Stress & Anxiety Reduction.

Taxes and Loans: All support is subject to taxation. Follow the link for further information.