The PDA organizes social, professional development and networking events on USC’s various campuses and around the Los Angeles area. Check out our activities below and come join us!

Monthly Events

Coffee Hour

Happy Hour

UPC: Traditions on campus (3551 Trousdale Pkwy) @ 4PM
HSC: La Chuperia (1145 N. Mission) @ 4PM

L.A. Area Hikes (every 2nd Sunday of the month):
Next date: September, 10th @ 3PM
Location: Griffith Park Observatory. 

Byte of Science

In collaboration with The Hamed Mirzaei Foundation for the Arts and Sciences


Get Involved

There are many other ways to contribute to USC’s postdoctoral life. If you have an idea for a project or you are passionate about a specific issue, let us know!
For more information on any of these opportunities, contact us at


Past Events

March For Science


Inclusion in the Face of Exclusion


Inaugural Postdoc Symposium



Winter Solstice Festivity