Category Archives: News

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…

We’ve Moved our Community + Giveaway!!

What can you expect from our move? We’ve moved the Community to Mighty Networks, and that means the website the Community will live on will look and feel very different. This will make the Community more awesome for our members. The community space will be easier to use, it will be easier to find information,…

What We Learned on Day 1 of the Conference

Hundreds of graduate students, postdocs, faculty members, and other PhDs attended Day 1 of the Online Career Conference for PhDs! The conference continues this weekend, featuring PhDs employed in the higher education, government, nonprofit, and private sectors. Register (if you haven’t yet) to access all session recordings, and to attend Day 2 live (if you want to). Day…

Who (or what?) did you thank in your PhD dissertation acknowledgements?

Last week Jen Polk (@FromPhDtoLife) asked a great question on Twitter: I thanked my favourite band in my PhD dissertation acknowledgements. Who, or what, did you thank that is perhaps surprising? #phdlife #phdchat — Jennifer Polk (@FromPhDtoLife) April 21, 2018 What followed was a wonderful conversation about the things that helped PhDs stay sane during…

What We’re Up To: Spring 2018

Ever wonder what it’s like behind the scenes at Beyond the Professoriate? What does it take to run a small organization committed to working with individuals and institutions to help PhD holders successfully move into meaningful careers? It’s certainly a far cry from what they thought they’d be doing when Maren and Jen completed their doctorates!…

Announcing Aurora, a New E-Learning Platform for Institutions

On August 1st, Beyond the Professoriate will launch Aurora, an eLearning Platform that provides graduate students with on-demand, self-paced learning modules to explore career options and discover ways to apply the skills acquired through their education.  Aurora is an annual subscription service for post-secondary institutions. Aurora benefits students and universities by: supporting graduate student career…

Save $20 on Beyond the Professoriate Conference Registration

Register by 14 April and save! If you’re planning on attending our online career conference for PhDs, now’s the best time to register — if you haven’t already! Early bird registration ends on Saturday, 14 April. That means you’ll save $20 if you purchase your ticket before Sunday. Register for the conference via our Eventbrite page.…