“5 Key Tips of Landing a Job Outside of Academia” from Dr. Susan Basalla May

Mar 05

by Monica Gates On the last day of the Beyond Academia 2018 Conference, I attended the wonderful Friday keynote! Dr. Susan Basalla May, a Partner at Storbeck/Pimentel & Associates with a PhD in English, set out to tell us about the “Secrets of a PhD Headhunter: 5 Key

Brief Takeaways from “The Language of LinkedIn”

Mar 01

by Monica Gates The Beyond Academia 2018 Conference is happening today and tomorrow at Clark Kerr Campus, Berkeley! I’m attending “The Language of LinkedIn“, a presentation by career sociolinguist Anna Marie Trester. Here are some takeaways:

  • LinkedIn is

From a Developmental Biology PhD to Museum Experience Developer: Interview with Dr. Anja Scholze

Feb 28

Dr. Anja Scholze

I think I have the only job that exists like this in the world.”

  Anja Scholze has every reason to believe those words are true. As the Experience Developer

Launching a Life Science Startup

Jan 23

by Monica Gates Jan 22nd, Stanley Hall, Berkeley Beyond Academia and QB3, the California Institute for Quantitative Biosciences, teamed up together to put on the event “Launching a Life Science Startup” tonight. We first heard from Ioana L. Aanei,


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