Resource Directory

The OACD Resource Directory contains a list of websites, organizations, and resources on a variety of topics related to your career development and success. You can refine the results by using any combination of the search options below including keyword, category, and audience.

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Faculty

This is a local Pittsburgh area academic faculty moms group. We all need support, both online and in person.

Career Exploration, Career Specific Development, Professional Development
Faculty, Postdocs, Residents & Clinical Fellows, Grad & Med Students, Administrators

View Science Magazine's career homepage for articles, news, and journals relating to scientific careers.

Career Transition, Employment Postings, Job Search Skills
Faculty, Postdocs, Grad & Med Students, Administrators

Academic360 provides employment information from 2700+ colleges and universities, listings of a variety of academic and industry associations, upcoming conferences, advice, news, jobs, and other resources to help with the job search. 

Career Exploration, Career Specific Development
Residents & Clinical Fellows

The ACGME accredits Sponsoring Institutions and residency and fellowship programs, confers recognition on additional program formats or components, and dedicates resources to initiatives addressing areas of import in graduate medical education.

Career Exploration, Career Specific Development
Residents & Clinical Fellows, Grad & Med Students

Founded in 1847, the American Medical Association (AMA) is the largest and only national association that convenes 190+ state and specialty medical societies and other critical stakeholders. Throughout history, the AMA has always followed its mission: to promote the art and science of medicine and the betterment of public health.

Career Exploration, Career Specific Development, Networking, Professional Development, University of Pittsburgh
Postdocs, Grad & Med Students

With a community of more than 330,000, Ask Pitt Alumni will connect you with the best alum who can help you with advice and introductions. Submit a question and you will be matched with someone who can best provide an answer to it. This free service is open to postdocs and graduate students at the University. 

Career Exploration, Career Specific Development
Grad & Med Students

Aspiring Docs provides resources and inspiration to help you get started on your path to medicine. Learn how to get medically related experience, prepare for the application process, and get inspired by personal stories from medical students, residents, and physicians.

Career Exploration, Career Specific Development
Grad & Med Students

View a free guide from the AAMC on how to choose a specialty in your medical career.

Career Exploration, Career Specific Development, Networking, Professional Development
Postdocs, Grad & Med Students

AURORA is Beyond the Professoriate's professional development e-learning platform for graduate students and postdocs. Over 80 hours of on-demand videos are available, as well as a multitude of free webinars. Pitt users have free access to this platform and should log into AURORA to activate their account in order to receive opportunities via email. 

Career Transition, Job Search Skills
Faculty, Postdocs, Residents & Clinical Fellows, Grad & Med Students, Administrators

When preparing for a job interview, it's not enough to only read advice - you need to put that advice into practice! That's why Big Interview isn't just a training course. You'll also get hands-on practice with mock interviews tailored to your specific industry, job and experience level. All Pitt users have access to this resource for free.