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

What can you do with a Humanities PhD? Takeaways from “Inside Dope: Life as a Humanist”

Apr 18

by Vael Gates, Alicia Roy, David Bratt, and Cécile Fortuny

On April 6th, current and past PhD students in the humanities gathered to hear and share advice about career trajectories. This was the second year of “Inside Dope: Life as a Humanist“, an event organized by

Interview with Dr. Lisa Feldkamp, Classics PhD, a science writer at the Nature Conservancy

Mar 05

by Vael Gates Dr. Lisa Feldkamp is a science writer for the Nature Conservancy’s Cool Green Science blog. She’s had an intriguing career path, and earned her PhD in Classics before going on to write for the Nature Conservancy. I sat down with her recently as a

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

Mar 05

by Vael 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:


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