Life after the PhD: 8 inspiring post-PhD interview websites

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What could your life look like after your PhD, if you chose to pursue a career outside of academia? You can find out by browsing through the hundreds of inspiring post-PhD interviews, profiles and autobiographies available online. To save you the trouble of tracking them all down, here are 8 Continue reading Life after the PhD: 8 inspiring post-PhD interview websites

How to introduce yourself to employers outside academia, after your PhD

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Question: When an employer asks me why I’m leaving higher education after my PhD, what do I say? Answer: Introduce yourself as a professional who’s decided to change employment sectors. One of the most common challenges researchers face when looking for work outside of higher education is knowing how to Continue reading How to introduce yourself to employers outside academia, after your PhD

Why you need to start thinking about a career outside academia – today!

Why you need to start thinking about a career outside academia - today!

Ask a first or second year PhD student what they want to do after completing, and you can bet that most will answer that they want to get an academic job. A certain proportion of all PhDs will indeed go on to secure academic posts. But how many? In fact, Continue reading Why you need to start thinking about a career outside academia – today!