Are you an institution looking to provide additional support to your graduate students in their professional development and job searches?

AURORA is Beyond the Professoriate’s professional development e-learning platform for graduate students and postdocs. It is available exclusively by subscription to universities and professional organizations. (Individuals looking for career support can find Beyond Prof programming through our online course: Fundamentals of the Job Search.)

Aurora includes over 80 hours of on-demand videos, and new content is added on a regularly. Seminars, career panels, and interviews feature over 150 PhDs who have successfully launched careers in industry, non-profits, government, and higher education. This is a one-of-a-kind platform, designed to complement existing resources on your campus.

If you’re an institution interested in AURORA, we’d love to show you what’s inside the platform. Schedule an information session.

Subscribing Institutions

American Academy of Religion
Arizona State University *
Bowling Green State University *
Case Western Reserve University
Michigan State University *
New York University *
Oklahoma State University
Oregon State University
Purdue University
Queen’s University
Rutgers University – New Brunswick
Rutgers University – Newark*
Southern Methodist University

Syracuse University
University of Georgia

University of Guelph
University of Kentucky
University of Maryland *
University of Minnesota *
University of Montana
University of New Hampshire
University of Pennsylvania*
University of Pittsburgh
University of Texas – Austin
University of Wisconsin-Madison
York University

* Coming Soon

What is AURORA?

Aurora is a professional development e-learning platform where postdocs and graduate students can explore career options and learn job search strategies to secure employment in academia and beyond.

Through the two programs of study in Aurora (Faculty Careers and Professional Careers), students are empowered to make informed decisions about their career path and learn successful job search strategies from other PhDs.

Click HERE to see an overview of the Faculty Careers and Professional Careers programs.

 

Aurora also hosts a unique video library where students can hear from PhDs working in all sectors: academia, government, higher education administration, industry, and non-profits. Students learn about an interviewee’s specific career, important information about the job search process, and the skills nonacademic employers value in job candidates.

Who is AURORA for?

Institutions and professional organizations. Aurora is designed to complement existing on-campus graduate student professional development and career supports.

How does AURORA work?

Aurora’s professional development video seminars are available on-demand for the busy graduate student and postdocs. Learners can follow the modules that have been carefully designed and curated by our e-learning specialist, or they can watch seminars when needed.

Video seminars are taught by PhD experts working in nonacademic careers. Topics include career exploration, hiring and negotiating, and job search strategies.

Pre-populated questions, learning prompts, and a downloadable workbook help graduate students and postdocs apply their new knowledge to ensure a successful job search and career.

Why choose AURORA?

We update new content monthly, providing your graduate students and postdocs with on-demand current career advice. Our unique professional development platform gives your doctoral students access to PhDs in a wide-range of careers, supporting career exploration and engaged learning.

Send us an email at institutions@beyondprof.com, and we’ll be happy to share more details with you. 

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