Who we are

Designed by scientists for scientists.

Chaperone is the first online marketplace of personalized career development services for scientists. Our mission is to empower scientists, by connecting them with career consultants from multiple countries and professional areas.

We are working to build a world where each and every scientist has access to high-quality career support.


Our Consultants can help you with many questions related to your career in science

Should I do a PhD?

How can I improve my CV and Motivation Letter?

Academia to Industry: how to make the transition?

Will I ever be a Group Leader?

How can I work with my colleagues more effectively?


… and many more!

Career Advisor

Advisors have experience in achieving what you want to achieve. Get their insights!

Career Counselors / Specialists

Trained in career guidance, they can help you explore your attributes and interests in relation to your career options.

Career Coaches

Get continuous help from someone certified in coaching and experienced in leading scientists to their career goals and excel at the highest level.

If you are a scientist

  • 1 Find what you are looking for
  • 2 Book a session with a career consultant
  • 3 Join the session
  • 4 Review the consultant

If you’re a career consultant

  • 1 Send us your CV or LinkedIn and a declaration of interest
  • 2 Review our joining conditions
  • 3 Edit your online profile
  • 4 Tell your network how they can book online sessions with you

If you represent a career development office or an institutionWe have an Institutional Plan for those institutions who wish to offer 1-to-1 career sessions to their staff and students.

  • 1 Tell us how large is your institution and what are you looking for
  • 2 Review our pricing plans
  • 3 Pick the most convenient option
  • 4 Tell your community how they can benefit from Chaperone

Our Team

Pedro Resende

Co-Founder and Director

Joana Moscoso

Co-Founder and Co-Director

Catarina Seabra

Business Development Manager

Rita Brás

Operations Manager

Advisory Board

Tiago Carvalho

LabOrders Founder and Co-CEO

José Simões

Zenklub Co-Founder

If you have any questions please contact us.