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After the PhD: Interview with Archi Rastogi, PhD

“It’s been a winding journey. It’s been a journey that I couldn’t have planned or foreseen,” Dr. Archi Rastogi says. “But I got here, in hindsight, because of networking.” Archi Rastogi, PhD, earned his doctorate in natural resource sciences from McGill University in 2013. He currently works as a consultant for Universalia Management Group –…

Transition Q & A: Caroline Duffy

Caroline earned her PhD in Biochemistry at UMass Medical School in Worcester, MA. She now works as a scientist in biologics discovery at Sanofi-Genzyme. Find her on LinkedIn or follow her on Twitter @cmduffy88. What did you hope for in terms of employment as you completed your PhD? A career that was both satisfying in…

After the PhD: Interview with Michelle Sneck, PhD

How does a PhD transition from adjunct professor in ecology & evolutionary biology to educational program developer? “It’s really about who you know,” Dr. Sneck says. “The more and more success stories I do hear, the more I believe this to be true.” Michelle Sneck now works as as a bioscience writer for a small public…

Support Beyond Prof in 2019

Beyond the Professoriate Membership & Sponsorship Drive Make 2019 Our Most Successful Year Yet What We Do Beyond the Professoriate (Jen Polk and Maren Wood) is a mission-driven organization that provides professional development resources to grad students and PhDs. The majority of people who come to Beyond Prof are post-docs, under and unemployed PhDs, adjuncts,…

After the PhD: Interview with Kate Meyers Emery, PhD

Kate Meyers Emery has PhD in anthropology. She spent about a decade digging up cemeteries and learning about skeletal and funerary practices – in the context of anthropology. She spent her graduate school career thinking about how people build communities – something that now extends to her work as the manager of digital engagement. Currently,…

Fall 2018 Research & Innovation Series

Announcing Research & Innovation Series, Fall 2018

We’re happy to announce the start of Beyond the Professoriate’s Research & Innovation series, fall 2018. The Research & Innovation series brings together researchers, faculty members, staff, and students to share best practices for professional development and career readiness. We showcase research, programming, and other initiatives from universities and other organizations across Canada and the United…

Fall 2018 Research & Innovation Series

What’s Happening This Week at Beyond the Professoriate

Our Research & Innovation Series will begin Thursday! Beyond the Professoriate Research & Innovation Series is for anyone interested in learning about and sharing best practices for preparing the next generation of PhDs for career success. All seminars are free to attend live, and will be recorded and available to watch on demand. Topic Preparing for Life after…

After the PhD: Interview with Perveen Biln, PhD

https://vimeo.com/294589042 Dr. Perveen Biln started her PhD in Cellular and Molecular Biology knowing that she did not want to be an academic. She successfully transitioned from PhD to postdoc to researcher by staying engaged in her community throughout her graduate studies. With a lot of academic and non-academic volunteer experience, she developed different skill sets…