Question: What jobs does a PhD qualify you for? We know it’s a prerequisite for working as a teacher or researcher in a university department, but what else? Continue reading “What jobs does a PhD qualify me for?”
Do you know someone who’s thinking about further study, but is unsure about what to study, or how it could boost their career prospects? I recently recorded a video course to guide folks through their options, when considering a postgraduate diploma, Masters or PhD.
How do you feel about working and earning a living? As something that you have to endure, or as something that you really enjoy?
When I was a post-doc thinking about jobs outside of higher education, it seemed to me that I couldn’t enjoy anything more than working in a university. I thought leaving university research and teaching would mean trading better financial security for lower personal fulfilment. Continue reading “Post-PhD careers: you can have your cake *and* eat it”