Princeton University and the Department of Chemistry offer many programs and resources to help post-doctoral researchers adjust to life at Princeton.



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Though graduate housing is unavailable to postdoctoral researchers, there are many off-campus housing options within close proximity. Click here for a PDF guide to housing options.



General resources and social events for postdoctoral researchers across all departments can be found on the Princeton Postdocs & Postdoctoral Research Associates website.

Employee resource groups at Princeton provide researchers the opportunity to connect with professionals across campus. They include:

  • Latino Princetonians
  • ​International Employee Group at Princeton
  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Resource Group
  • Network of African American Male Administrators
  • Princetonians of Color Network
  • Princeton Social Professionals
  • South Asian Affinity Group
  • Chinese Community at Princeton

Click here for more information on employee resource groups. 

The Davis International Center provides support for international students and scholars as they adjust to life in Princeton.


The Department of chemistry has multiple opportunities for postdoctoral researchers to meet chemists from around the department in professional and social settings.

  • Supergroup meetings 
  • Female Researchers in Chemistry (FRIC)
  • Friday social (Snacks and beverages provided outside the CaFe every Friday at 5:00 pm)

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The McGraw Teaching and Learning Center at Princeton offers workshops and programs to help postdoctoral researchers advance their professional science and teaching career. Click here for a full list of programs at the Center. 

The Center also has helpful resources on recommendation letter and teaching statement writing that can be found here

Excellent resources for career development and employment opportunities can also be found at Princeton's Career Services website.


Work/Life Assistance

The University offers many work life benefits to Princeton employees. For benefits such as insurance, recreation, adoption, care assistance, parental leave, vacation time and more, visit

Princeton University works with Carebridge Corporation to provide postdoctoral researchers with confidential assistance in managing work, personal and family issues. For further information and the Carebridge site access code, please contact administrative coordinator, Kim Dugo.

The University also offers many multiple resources for child care assistance as a part of the postdoctoral researcher benefits package. Click on the Family-Friendly Initiatives tab on the left to learn more.