From Public Policy Fellow to PhD
Following last month’s Public Sector Fellowships event, Beyond Academia sat down with Jessica Watterson, a second year in UC Berkeley’s Health Policy PhD program and former Fulbright-Clinton Public Policy Fellow at the Ministry of Health in Samoa. Focused on public policy, the Fulbright-Clinton fellowship is open to PhD students across
From the Ivory Tower to Public Housing – A Humanities Ph.D. in Washington, D.C.
Patricia Soler (far right) and her HUD colleagues on a site visit at a Tribally Designated Housing Entity Patricia A. Soler is a recent graduate of the Presidential Management Fellowship (PMF) program at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) in the Real Estate Assessment Center (REAC). She
Beyond Beyond Academia
You have now attended Beyond Academia, and explored some non-academic career options, expanded your network and are polishing up your resume (not to mention your thesis/manuscript/conference paper). Now what? The steps between figuring out what you might want to do and actually doing that thing can feel daunting, and it
Presidential Management Fellowship: A career-opening opportunity for PhDs in STEM, Humanities, and Social Science
PhDs—Are you interested in a career in the federal government as well as developing your leadership skills? Consider applying for the Presidential Management Fellowship (PMF), a program aimed at developing the next generation of government leaders. To be eligible to apply, you must have an advanced degree in any discipline