Careers at National Labs Panel

May 03

On Wednesday, April 27th 2016, over 50 PhD students and post-docs gathered to hear from Lawrence Berkeley National Labs (LBNL) panelists about careers at national labs.  Speakers included Glenn Kubiak, Alison Hatt, Yaw Agyeman, and Aindrila Mukhopadhyay and the event was organized by Beyond Academia in collaboration with the UC

What can you do with a PhD in the Humanities? Work as Chief Program Officer of Partners in Health

Apr 22

Beyond Academia asked Ken Himmelman, Chief Program Officer and Interim Chief Development Officer for Partners in Health. Partners in Health is a pioneering global health organization that provides high quality health care to the world’s poorest people. Find out how Ken transitioned from being a Literature PhD to working in

From academia to product marketing management

Feb 18

Interview with Megan Clarey, PhD Product Marketing Manager at Illumina   BA: Can you walk me through how you transitioned from your Ph.D in MCB to becoming a product marketing manager at Illumina? Megan: I have always been passionate about applied science and technology, and wanted a career that would

Teamwork and leadership – Part 2

Jan 07

An interview with Vibeke Broe, the PhD career consultant of Aarhus University (   To read Part 1 of the interview, click here!   BA: What, exactly, does it mean to be a skilled leader? When should doctoral students highlight their leadership experience? Vibeke: The importance of leadership skills depends

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