Resources for Institutions

Our research informed programming supports grad students, postdocs, PhDs, and faculty interested in non-faculty careers.

E-learning platform by Beyond the Professoriate

In a recent survey, we learned that 67% of graduate students and PhDs feel they lack the professional development they need for non-academic jobs.

AURORA is Beyond the Professoriate’s professional development e-learning platform for graduate students and postdocs. It is available exclusively by subscription to universities and professional organizations.

Through our research-informed programming, graduate students and PhDs explore career options and learn job search strategies.  

Students can access on-demand self-paced courses and webinars to help them succeed in graduate school, apply for faculty careers, or prepare for a non-academic job search.

Free Monthly Webinars

Our free monthly webinars are designed to help students learn proven job search strategies. These workshops are led by Dr. Maren Wood, and on occasion, include guest presenters. 

Departments are welcome to share our free events with students and postdocs. To receive marketing materials, please email


With over 7 years of experience mentoring and advising graduate students and PhDs, Dr. L. Maren Wood is the ideal keynote speaker for your on-campus event. Her presentations combine research, stories, strategy, to help your students prepare for non-academic careers, and are delivered with humor and empathy. 

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.

What people are saying about Beyond Prof programming

Scroll to Top Skip to content