Your PhD Career Transition Story
Putting it All Together

At the end of this lesson, you will be able to:

    • Identify your reasons for leaving academia.
    • Describe the purpose of a PhD career transition story.
    • Recognize the components of a PhD career transition story.
    • Write a draft of your PhD career transition story.

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Questions to Consider

  1. What are push factors and pull factors?
  2. What is the purpose of a career transition story?
  3. What should you include in a PhD career transition story?

Exercises

  1. Identify your push and pull factors for leaving academia.
  2. Write a draft of your PhD career transition story, taking into consideration all of the strategies and tips discussed in the video.

Your PhD Career Transition Story

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