Preparing for a non-academic job: Resources on campus

Nov 11

If you’re reading this blog, you’re already aware of Beyond Academia as one resource for the non-academic job search. There are also a number of other resources available to you while you are a student or post-doc at Berkeley: Read More

Expanding Potential: A workshop advocating for women in STEM

Oct 16

Announcing a workshop for women in STEM!   Women make up only 24% of the workforce in STEM and 33% of the doctoral scientists in the U.S. Gender equity in STEM is a longstanding and pervasive problem that is a result of a number of complex issues. “Expanding

What can you do with that PhD?: FAQs about non-academic jobs

Apr 23

This article by Jane Hu originally appeared on The PLOS Student Blog on April 22, 2014. The original post may be found here. It is being reprinted under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

As the school year winds to

Sixty-one percent of STEM PhDs pursue non-academic careers

Apr 06

A new study published by the American Institutes for Research (AIR) finds that sixty-one percent of STEM PhDs pursue non-academic careers. The findings suggest that non-academic careers are the new normal for PhDs, and throw into question the manner in which graduate students experience professional development. According to the


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