Beyond the Professoriate’s 9th Annual Online Career Conference for PhDs - May 7th & 14th | Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies

Beyond the Professoriate’s 9th Annual Online Career Conference for PhDs - May 7th & 14th

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Beyond the Professoriate’s 9th Annual Online Career Conference for PhDs

Presented by the Global Higher Education Division of ETS

Online Career Conference | May 7 & 14th

Leaving academia can feel like a big, mysterious step into the unknown. After years of being successful in academia, it can be daunting and overwhelming to launch a professional job search.

To help you prepare for a job search, we invite you to participate in the 9th Annual Online Career Conference for PhDs. For the past 8 years, this conference has helped nearly 10,000 doctoral students and PhDs confidently explore career options and begin their job search.

The conference features 16 PhDs who have been where you are now, but have successfully made the leap into industry where they are thriving. And they want to help you do the same.

By attending this conference, you’ll build foundational knowledge you need to be successful in your job search. You’ll also have the chance to hear directly from PhDs about their experience job searching, interviewing, and building new professional communities.

This conference is sponsored by the Global Higher Education Division at ETS.

Attend Live: May 7th & 14th, starting at 11:00 AM (ET) both days.

Where: Online! Login to Aurora to register, attend, and access the conference replay. U of G PhD students can log in with your U of G Single Sign On.

Video Replay: Available in Aurora after the conference.

Price: There is no cost to you to attend!

Bonus: Attend an invitation-only Q&A with the Beyond Prof team following the conference. You must attend 2 sessions live to be eligible. 

For more information and to register: https://institutions.beyondprof.com/conference/

Program Overview:

7 May 2022 11 a.m. ET to 4 p.m. ET

One hour instructional webinars to teach you jobs search strategies. Topics include:

  • How to Use Assessments to Explore Career Options
  • Identifying Your Most Marketable Skills
  • How to Research Career Options that are Right for You
  • How to Communicate Your Value to Employers

14 May 2022 11 a.m. ET to 4 p.m. ET

Panel discussions with PhDs who have launched successful non-faculty careers. Topics include:

  • Building a Professional Community
  • Hiring and Negotiating in a Nonacademic Job
  • Deciding to Leave Academia
  • Transitioning into a 9 to 5 Job

Attend live in the Aurora platform. 60 day replay will be available in Aurora. Advanced registration is required. https://institutions.beyondprof.com/conference/