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

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 the Townsend Center in partnership with the Graduate Division, Career Center, and Beyond Academia. Eleven Berkeley PhD graduates, currently working in a range of academic/non-academic careers, led small group …

Launching a Life Science Startup

by Vael 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, Entrepreneurship Program Manager at QB3, to introduce us to entrepreneurship resources on campus.   Dr. Aanei gave a presentation full of tips on how to begin thinking about starting a startup. From reassurance about the average age …