Beyond the Professoriate’s 7th Annual Online Career Conference for Graduate Students and PhDs | Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies

Beyond the Professoriate’s 7th Annual Online Career Conference for Graduate Students and PhDs

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It’s Beyond the Professoriate’s 7th Annual Online Career Conference for Graduate Students and PhDs.

The program features 16 PhDs from all academic disciplines, who will discuss networking, resume writing, online job search strategies, and how to manage a career transition. This year’s conference will also directly address tips and strategies for navigating the job market during the COVID-19 crisis. 

Attend Live: May 2nd & 9th, starting at 11:00 AM (ET) both days.

Where: Online! Attend the conference from wherever you are via Zoom webinar.

Video Replay: 30 day replay available on Aurora, starting May 15th. 

Price: FREE for U of G grad students and postdocs. Advanced registration is required. Learn more and register: https://institutions.beyondprof.com/conference/ 


Program Overview:

2 May 2020 11 a.m. ET to 4 p.m. ET
One hour instructional webinars to teach you job search strategies. Topics include:

  • How to explore career options that leverage your education
  • Networking & online job search strategies
  • Resumes and cover letters to get you the interview
  • Job searching & COVID-19 


9 May 2020 11 a.m. ET to 4 p.m. ET
Panel discussions with PhDs who have launched successful non-faculty careers. Topics include:

  • Career exploration and leaving academia
  • Networking and building your professional community
  • Interviewing and Hiring
  • Transitioning to a 9-5 post-academic career


Attend live via Zoom webinar. 30-day replay will be available in Aurora. Advanced registration is required.  https://institutions.beyondprof.com/conference/