Attention PhD applicants and students: You have devoted yourself to the subject that has captured your heart and mind… but is there a career awaiting you at the end of the road?
00:02:50 – WRK4US: a shame-free, safe space for non-academic PhDs in the late ‘90s and the precursor of Versatile PhD.
00:06:32 – I am not a loser! How a PhD with a non-academic career can prove it (to themselves and others).
00:08:48 – The career services offices attitude. A breath of fresh air.
00:10:13 – 3 ways the Versatile PhD can help grad students and PhD holders.
00:13:21 – Advice for a PhD student who doesn’t have a goal or whose goal has changed.
00:16:31 – Obvious and less obvious non-academic career options for PhDs.
00:19:47 – Advice for current and future students.
00:21:56 – How can grad applicants and students position themselves for non-academic careers? (Outstanding advice alert.)
00:25:56 – The big question: Are you happy that you have a PhD?
00:28:46 – The kaleidoscopic mood climate at the Versatile PhD.
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