After Your PhD

Explore Careers Outside Academia

Informational Interview Guide

At the heart of After Your PhD is informational interviews. Find people with jobs that interest you, reach out, and ask questions!

PhD Career Resources

Explore a growing list of career resources and services for PhDs and academics who want to leave academia or want a career change.

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Book Recommendations For Career Pivots

Explore a curated selection of books that are useful for PhDs making a pivot into fields like UX, Data Science, and Product Management. Learn from industry experts to help solve problems for clients and companies.

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Learn more about general career and job searching advice on TikTok! I discuss topics that relate to academics and non-academics alike.


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