Resources for Departments
postdocs, PhDs, and faculty interested in non-faculty careers.
Looking for a keynote speaker or a knowledgeable expert to lead workshops for graduate students and postdocs on the non-faculty job search? Dr. L. Maren Wood has delivered virtual and in-person workshops to thousands of graduate students at universities in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom.
Office Hours with Maren
Expert advice on how to find a meaningful career beyond the professoriate. In these 1:1 strategy sessions, Dr. Wood will advise and mentor your graduate students on career options outside of academia, proven job search strategies, and next steps in their job search.
Annual Online Career Conference
For the past 7 years, Beyond Prof has hosted an online career conference for PhDs. The program features how-to seminars on job searching, and career advice by PhDs, for PhDs. Held the first two Saturdays in May. Departments receive 20% off the purchase of 10 or more tickets.
Graduate Success Conference
Designed to advance the academic careers of graduate students and postdocs. Held in October of each year.
Job Search Strategies for PhDs
Looking for self-paced learning for your graduate students? In this course series, students will learn what it takes to launch a non-faculty career. There are three courses available.
How to Apply for Academic Jobs
Help your graduate students prepare for the academic job market in your academic job. Our five-unit self-paced course is designed to help graduate students and PhDs apply for faculty jobs. Seminars are taught by leading specialists from top universities across North America.