Professional Development For PhDs

Click on a category below to find more posts and resources to support your professional development. 

Graduate School Career Success

Learn strategies to help you navigate graduate school with confidence and success.

Job Searching During COVID-19

Resources for those job searching during these uncertain times.


Careers for PhDs

Learn from PhDs who have made the transition careers beyond the professoriate. Find out more about leaving academia and nonacademic career for PhDs.


Self-Care and Leaving Academia

Making the transition to a nonacademic career can be difficult after so many years in higher education. Learn strategies from others who have left academia with tips on self-care during this time.


Nonacademic Job Search

Learn more about the basics of a PhD job search including self-assessment, career exploration, job search strategies, interviewing, and hiring and negotiating a job offer.


Resumes and CVs

All about your job search documents. Find out how to identify your transferable skills, as well as write strong professional resumes or academic CVs.



Networking is critical to your nonacademic job search. Find out how to use informational interviews, social media, and community building to grow your network.

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