My IDP Science Careers

My IDP Science Career
MyIDP is a unique, web-based career-planning tool tailored to meet the needs of PhD students and postdocs in the sciences.
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You have put a lot of time and effort into pursuing your PhD degree.  Now it’s time to focus on how to leverage your expertise into a satisfying and productive career.  

The Individual Development Plan (IDP) concept is commonly used in the industry to help employees define and pursue their career goals.  They provide:

  • Exercises to help you examine your skills, interests, and values
  • A list of 20 scientific career paths with a prediction of which ones best fit your skills and interests
  • A tool for setting strategic goals for the coming year, with optional reminders to keep you on track
  • Articles and resources to guide you through the process