Beyond Academia

Connecting PhDs with the World

Attend Beyond Academia

Beyond Academia is a career education conference that exposes UC Berkeley PhD students and postdocs to career options outside of academia.
Panels on a variety of career tracks give attendees the opportunity to interact with successful and creative professionals, while workshops and networking events allow for discussion in an informal setting.

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BA 2016 is coming up!

The conference will be held at Clark Kerr Campus at UC Berkeley on March 14-15, 2016.  Keynote speakers will be Vivienne Ming, founder of Socos, and Nils Gilman, Associate Chancellor of UC Berkeley and founder of the Social Science Matrix. Registration will begin in the new year.

There will also be workshops and panels featuring many of today’s leading professionals. Workshop topics will include the job hunt process, identifying transferrable skills, writing resumes and cover letters, and starting your own business. The panels will discuss data analytics, education, government jobs, non-profit careers, non-academic research, policy, and consulting.

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Beyond Academia is committed to connecting PhDs and Postdocs with the best and most innovative career education resources. Visit our resources page for helpful links and our blog for regular updates. Follow us on TwitterFacebook, and LinkedIn!