PhDs & Postdocs

Career Resources for Social Innovation

At the intersection of social impact and tech are a lot of opportunities to leverage a variety of academic backgrounds, skills, and career interests. Here are some resources to check out:

Tech Jobs for Good – this job board allows you …

By Sharon Fleshman
Sharon Fleshman Senior Associate Director, Nursing, Education, Social Policy & Practice
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Reapplying to Companies: Unlock Your Career Potential

As a career advisor, I often look for common questions I hear from students that could inspire my blog posts. This past spring, several rising seniors asked me, “Is it okay to apply to companies I’ve applied to in the …

By Anne Dickinson
Anne Dickinson Senior Associate Director, The College
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What Are Transferable Skills? 10 Examples for your Resume

Transferable skills, also known as portable skills, are those versatile abilities that you can bring to any role or industry—which is particularly helpful when changing careers. But you don’t need to be an expert to have them; these valuable skills …

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Creating a Job that doesn’t yet exist!

Check out this post from the Carpe Careers blog published on the Inside Higher Ed website – written by PhD/postdoc career advisors for PhD students and postdocs:

By Joseph Barber
Joseph Barber Director, Graduate Career Initiatives
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Congratulations Graduates!

Congratulations to the Class of 2024!  You’ve been through some rather tumultuous years – from beginning your studies in the midst of a pandemic, to becoming more comfortable with new technologies (including the revolution that is AI and online learning), to …

By Barbara Hewitt
Barbara Hewitt Executive Director
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