Members Only PhD Career Workshops & Panels 


Online career panels to help you explore your options • Live online workshops to learn PhD job search strategies  

Workshops and career panels are open to Pro-Members only. Learn more about the benefits of joining Beyond the Professoriate. Non-members can rent past-webinars here.


Interviewing with Confidence in a Non-Academic World • February 27, 2018 • 8pm - 9pm EST

Join us for this webinar and go to your next interview feeling more confident. We'll discuss the similarities and differences between academic and non-academic interviewing, common questions to prepare for, and strategies to help you connect your academic experience to the non-academic positions you're interviewing for. Presented by Kristine Funch Lodge, PhD, Founder and Career Coach at IncipitCareers, LLC.


Upcoming PhD Workshops & Panels (Pro Members Only): 


March 9th, 2018 • 12pm - 1p.m ET • How To Pitch Yourself to Non-Academic Employers  L. Maren Wood, PhD, Co-Founder, Beyond the Professoriate  Pro Members Only 

March 14, 2018 • 8pm - 9pm ET • PhD Career Panel: Policy and Advocacy  Kurt Sampsel, PhD, Government Services Associate, Center for Technology and Civic Life  Katarina Todić, PhD, Senior Policy Analyst, Council of Ontario Universities   Sri Vedachalam, PhD, Director, Safe Drinking Water Research and Policy Program, Northeast-Midwest Institute  Pro Members Only 

March 28, 2018 • 8pm - 9pm ET • PhD Career Workshop: Project and Program Management for PhDs  Sarah Stoeckl, PhD, Senior Project Manager, International Society for Technology in Education  Pro Members Only

April 6, 2018 • 12pm - 1pm ET • Personal Branding and Social Media for the Job Search Jennifer Polk, PhD & L. Maren Wood, Phd, Co-Founders, Beyond the Professoriate  Pro Members Only 

April 11, 2018 • 8pm - 9pm ET • PhD Career Panel: Marketing and Communications  Pro Members Only 

April 25, 2018 • 8pm - 9pm ET • 10 Transferable Skills in Teaching: How Teaching Experience Can Become Your Greatest Competitive Advantage • Barbi Honeycutt, PhD, Founder, FLIP It Consulting  Pro Members Only



  Research & Innovation Series


All presentations in the Research & Innovation Series are free and open to anyone to attend. To attend live register in advance. Registration closes 1 hour before the live event. You can watch all the past webinars here.

The Research & Innovation Series is designed for faculty members and graduate administrators, as well as PhDs and graduate students, interested in the most-up-to date research on PhD career pathways, as well as best practices in preparing PhDs for non-faculty careers.



Shaping Professional Development in Graduate Education • February 22, 2018 • 12pm - 1pm EST

Council of Graduate Schools's Director of Best Practices and Advancement, Maureen Terese McCarthy, PhD, will discuss several national projects from the Council of Graduate Schools aimed at better understanding and improving professional development for graduate students. These include Understanding PhD Career Pathways, the NEH Next Generation Humanities PhD Consortium, and Meeting the Professional Development Needs of STEM Graduate Students. Click below to secure your ticket (free):




Upcoming Seminars in the Research & Innovation Series


March 8, 2018 • 12pm - 1pm ET •  Sabine Dhir, PhD, Interdisciplinary Programs Officer, Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, McGill University  McGill Doctoral Internship Program  Sign Up Here

March 22, 2018 • 12pm - 1pm ET • Molly McCarthy, PhD, Associate Director of the UC Davis Humanities Institute  Expanding Scholarly Training & Career Horizons through Public Scholarship • Sign Up Here

April 5th, 2018 • 12pm - 1pm ET • Loleen Berdahl, PhD, Professor, Political Studies, University of Saskatchewan & Jonathan Malloy, PhD, Professor, Department of Political Science, Carleton University • Career Development & Mentorship for PhD Students  Sign Up Coming Soon 

April 19th, 2018 • 12pm - 1pm ET • Patrick Burnett & Francois Lachapelle, University of British Columbia • Who Gets the Job? A Look Into the Structure of Canadian Academia  Sign Up Coming Soon  




FREE Job Search Strategy Q & As


Do you have questions about the non-faculty job search process? Want tips and strategies to successfully transition from graduate school to a career beyond the professoriate? Join us!

Hosted via Zoom Webinar & broadcast on Facebook Live | 12pm - 12:30pm EST

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 March 23, 2018 • 12pm - 12:30pm ET

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 April 20, 2018 • 12pm - 12:30pm EST

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