Articles

"Sharp differences in career paths of PhD grads across fields, UBC study finds" by Simona Chiose

Simona Chiose reports on a recently released report from the University of British Columbia that tracked the labor market outcomes of nearly 4,000 PhD graduates from that institution between 2005 and 2013.

Sunday, April 16, 2017 - 11:00am

"Why MOOCS Are Vital to Your Post-PhD Success," by Academic EQ

Academic EQ makes an argument for the usefulness of MOOCS for PhDs who are looking to transition out of academia. 

Sunday, April 16, 2017 - 11:00am

"7 Deadly Mistakes PhDs Make When Networking for a Job," by Sean Mac Fhearraigh, Ph.D.

Sean Mac Fhearraigh, shares his experience with learning how to network in order to land positions both in and outside of academia. 

Sunday, April 16, 2017 - 10:45am

"What Recruiters Want to See on a PhDs Resume," by Isaiah Hankel, Ph.D.

Isaiah Hankel, Ph.D. explains crucial differences between academic and non-academic presentation of credentials, and the importance of understanding these differences on the job market.

Sunday, April 16, 2017 - 10:45am

"Keep Calm and Carry On: Finding and Building PhD Career Paths," by Brian Croxall

Brian Croxall shares the text of a talk he gave at Purdue University on alternative career paths after the Ph.D.

Sunday, March 19, 2017 - 9:15pm

"Interview Questions for Graduate Students Interviewing for Non-Academic Jobs," by Anne Krook

Anne Krook provides a list of questions that former Ph.D. students will likely be asked by non-academic employers on the interview trail.

Sunday, March 19, 2017 - 9:00pm

"The #Alt-Ac Job Search 101: Figuring Out What Else to Do," by Melissa Dalgleish

Melissa Dalgleish writes a primer for those students who are just beginning to consider jobs outside of academia.

Sunday, March 19, 2017 - 9:00pm

"Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me During My Ph.D.," by Melissa Dalgleish

Melissa Dalgleish talks about strategizing throughout your Ph.D. to maximize post-Ph.D. job flexibility.

Sunday, March 19, 2017 - 8:45pm

"Alt-Ac Workshop - Part 2 How to create an Alt-Ac Philosophical Company and do work that you love," by Claartje van Sijl

Claartje van Sijl discusses her decision to leave academia and begin a philosophical company after earning her Ph.D.

Monday, March 6, 2017 - 1:15am

"Help is Right at Hand," by Melissa Dalgleish

Melissa Dalgleish encourages graduate students to take advantage of the myriad career search resources available to them through their universities while still in graduate school.

Monday, March 6, 2017 - 1:00am