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A conversation with Jen Polk, History PhD, a career coach and business owner (Part 2)

Aug 01

by Monica Gates Jen Polk, PhD, graduated with a degree in history from the University of Toronto before going on to launch a career as a career coach (see FromPhDtoLife.com), writer (see her blog), host of Self-Employed PhD

A conversation with Jen Polk, History PhD, a career coach and business owner (Part 1)

Aug 01

by Monica Gates Jen Polk, PhD, graduated with a degree in history from the University of Toronto before going on to launch a career as a career coach and co-founder of Beyond the Professoriate. Cheerful and down-to-earth, she sat down

Interview with psychologist Dr. Christine Chang, Counseling Psychology PhD

Jul 11

by Monica Gates A sunny afternoon in May, I sat down with Dr. Christine Chang, who is a licensed psychologist in Berkeley. She received her PhD in Counseling Psychology from Loyola University Chicago: starting with a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology at National Taiwan University, she immigrated to the U.S. for

Converting Your Academic CV to a Non-academic Résume

May 23

One of the most popular workshops organized by Beyond Academia every year focuses on how a PhD can convert their academic CV to a non-academic resume.  It is not always easy to highlight all the transferable skills acquired during your PhD in a very condensed format. Earlier

 

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