4th Annual Beyond the Professoriate: The Online Career Conference for PhDs will be held on 6 and 13 May 2017.

During this two-day online event, attendees will hear from doctoral-degree holders who successfully transitioned to work beyond the professoriate and learn job search strategies from career education professionals. More information here.

Registration now open! Early bird registration ends mid-April 2017.

Check out the full conference program and read all the speaker bios.

(Download a smaller version of the conference poster.)

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The PhD Career Exploration and Job Search Course

Work with Jennifer Polk, PhD, From PhD to Life  • L. Maren Wood PhD, Lilli Research Group • Heidi Scott Giusto PhD, Career Path Writing Solutions  in this 10-week program designed for PhDs and graduate students who are preparing, or actively searching, for new careers beyond the professoriate.  

Format:  Each group will include up to 10 PhD or graduate student job seekers from across North America. Sessions will include group coaching, workshop components, Q&A, and discussion, as appropriate. We will emphasize instruction and learning, as well as coaching and support, to help participants plan and implement action. Learn more and sign up here.

We’ll be rolling out other professional development workshops aimed to prepare you for careers beyond the professoriate later this fall. To stay up to date on our new offerings, join our mailing list.

In the meantime, watch his free webinar Maren & Jen did for Vitae this summer.