Category Archives: Events

What’s Happening this Month at Beyond the Professoriate

New Publication & Book Launch It’s possible to remain engaged in research, writing, and publishing outside of academia. The most recent book for PhDs who are seeking alternative career options, Succeeding Outside the Academy: Career Paths beyond the Humanities, Social Sciences, and STEM, features contributions from a number of PhDs in non-academic professions, including Beyond…

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…

Be a Prof, By Beyond the Professoriate

Introducing Be a Professor by Webinars | Resources | Community For Your Academic Job Search An Important Announcement from the Co-Founders of Beyond the Professoriate We’re excited to announce a new series of online events and an expansion of our Community for PhDs and graduate students actively on, or considering, the academic job market. Here’s…

Who Lands Tenure-Track Jobs? Join Our Crowdsourced Research Project

By Maren Wood, PhD. This year, several academic professional associations in the social sciences and humanities released fairly dire jobs reports: 2016-2017 saw the lowest number of job postings in decades. Ugh. But, there are jobs posted. Every year at least some PhDs land assistant professor positions. At Beyond the Professoriate, we want to know who gets these jobs! You can help…

What Does it Take to Succeed at Work?

It can take a good long while to secure a new job. That’s particularly true if you’re doing so as part of a career change. And that’s why once you’re hired, you want to be as successful as possible — as quickly as possible — adding value to your new organization and working well with…