1. Views about how the program helped you (1 = not at all to 5 = a great deal, plus Not Applicable)

    1. To what extent have you continued to stay in touch with various persons you met during the postdoc appointment?

      1. Your research advisor

      2. Other agency staff

      3. Other postdocs

  1. To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements (1 = strongly disagree to 5 = strongly agree)?

    1. Overall, I found my postdoc experience to be valuable

    2. When it came to securing my first post-postdoc position, my postdoc experiences put me on an equal footing with other postdoctoral researchers of similar qualifications

    3. My postdoc experiences taught me most of what I needed to know to prepare grant proposals

    4. My postdoc experiences taught me most of what I needed to know to conduct independent research

    5. My postdoc experience led to a professional expertise that I would not have developed otherwise

    6. I established on-going friendships with people I met at my host institution

    7. I am proud to have been a NIST Postdoc

  1. To what extent did your postdoctoral experience hinder or help with each of the following? (1 = no help at all to 5 = extremely helpful, plus Not Applicable)

    1. Quality of your current research

    2. Specific direction of your current research

    3. Progress of your current research

    4. Your success in obtaining subsequent funding

    5. Your teaching/curricular activities

    6. Your ability to mentor others

    7. Your confidence in performing leading-edge research

    8. Your career as a whole

    9. Other: _____________

  1. Other

    1. Have you recommended the postdoc to others?

    2. Would you?

    3. What were the best features of the postdoc?

    4. What were the worst features of the postdoc?

    5. If you could make improvements to the program what would they be?

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