To better support students and postdocs on our partner campuses, our live monthly webinars will now be available only to PhDs and postdocs who have access to our e-learning platform.

Beyond Prof Member Events

For Individual and Institutional Members of Beyond Prof’s Career Training Platform.

These events are an opportunity for you to learn directly from the Beyond the Professoriate team. We’ll share research-informed curriculum to help you learn proven strategies for your job search in and beyond the professoriate. 

All events are held directly in the platform. Advanced registration is required. Replay are available for 14 days after the event has ended. Please login to the platform once prompted and you’ll be directed to the registration page.


November 2nd | 12 P.M. ET

3 Ways to improve your online professional presence.

November 16th | 12 P.M. ET

How to prepare for a video interview for an academic job.


December 14th | 12 P.M. ET

Lessons learned from 2022 and ways to plan for 2023.


January 18th | 12 P.M. ET

How to find a job you’ll love.

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Beyond Prof General Events

Open to the public. These events are an opportunity for you to learn more about what you need to do to prepare to leave academia. Leaving academia can feel overwhelming. It’s a big decision, and you want to make sure that you’re making the right choice. Plus it takes a lot of time (about 6 months to find a job). 

Join L. Maren Wood, PhD (Director & CEO of Beyond the Professoriate) for this interactive webinar so that you can be confident in your decision and knowledgeable about the steps you need to take. You’ll also learn more about Beyond Prof’s programming and how it can help you in your career transition.


January 27th | 12 P.M. ET

Leaving academia? Here’s what you need to do to prepare


February 24th | 12 P.M. ET

Leaving academia? Here’s what you need to do to prepare

MARCH 2023

March 17th | 12 P.M. ET

Leaving academia? Here’s what you need to do to prepare

Looking for more resources?

Here are some of our most popular podcast episodes. Learn about career options for PhDs, how to effectively launch a nonacademic job search, and the psychological barriers PhDs encounter in a career transition. Host, Dr. Maren Wood, is Director and CEO of Beyond the Professoriate, an entrepreneur, and international keynote speaker.

Episode 1

Why we fear we won't be happy outside academia

Episode 2

3 Mistakes Grad Students & PhDs Make when starting their nonacademic job search

Episode 3

Academic vs Professional hiring practices (and why you need a different strategy)

Episode 21

Applying for jobs and not hearing back? Stop making these mistakes!

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