From academia to product marketing management

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

An interview with Vibeke Broe, the PhD career consultant of Aarhus University (https://www.linkedin.com/in/vibeke-broe-2b70b24)   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 …

Teamwork and leadership – Part 1

An interview with Vibeke Broe, the PhD career consultant of Aarhus University (https://www.linkedin.com/in/vibeke-broe-2b70b24)   Last Thursday afternoon was an unremarkable December afternoon in Denmark with light drizzle accompanied by piercing wind. While enjoying a cup of coffee with butter cookies, Beyond Academia chatted with Vibeke Broe, one of the PhD …