The BGE has partnered with several organizations to provide free memberships to all our BGE students, alumni, and faculty seeking career development opportunities, networking, and training. Take advantage of all these great resources!

National Postdoctoral Association (new window)

Georgetown University is a Sustaining Member of the National Postdoctoral Association, which means you can join NPA for free as an affiliate member! The NPA strives to improve the postdoctoral experience by supporting a culture of enhanced professional growth. At the individual, organizational, and national levels, they facilitate connections, raise awareness, and collaborate with stakeholders in the postdoctoral community.

Step 1: Go to

Step 2: Select your member type:

  • For BGE graduate students, please select Affiliate Graduate Student
  • For GUMC Postdocs, please select Affiliate Postdoc
  • For GUMC faculty and staff, please select Affiliate Nonpostdoc/Other

Step 3: Enter your username (your Georgetown email address), along with your first and last name. To receive a free Affiliate membership, you must use your Georgetown email address.

Step 4: Enter all required information (marked with an asterisk) and any other information that you wish to have in your profile. The NPA Membership Manager will review your Affiliate membership within 10 working days, and you will receive an email when it has been approved.

Maryland Tech Council (MTC) (new window)

The Maryland Tech Council (MTC) regularly convenes life science industry and technology professionals with a focus on collaboration, advocacy at the state and national levels, and opportunities to network in regional events. All Georgetown University students, faculty, and staff can create a Maryland Tech Council account through our institutional membership. Register here and sign up with your Georgetown email address to take advantage of these opportunities and networking events!

New York Academy of Sciences (new window)

To support your professional and career development, Georgetown University has sponsored you for a complimentary 1-year Membership to one of the oldest and most prestigious scientific organizations in the United States, the New York Academy of Sciences (NYAS). As a Member, you’ll be able to access NYAS Webinars, and digital publications for free, or at discounted Member prices.

All Georgetown students, faculty, and staff can easily self-enroll through our membership and utilize the NYAS resources as well! Sign up for an NYAS membership now.