PhD+ Career Design 2: Research self and careers

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PhD Plus Career Design series will be offered in Spring 2022 on Thursdays between Jan 27 and Feb 24 at 3.30 pm – 5 pm (5 weeks; equal to 5 hours total workshop time. Excludes preparation time). We encourage all PhD students in year 2 and above, and Postdoctoral Scholars at all stages of training to participate. Upon successful completion (75%) of this session, PhD students are eligible for non-credit credential (PhDP 9100) in academic transcript. Career Design is also strongly recommended for PhD candidates applying for PhD+ internships.

Please note: PhD students in humanities & qualitative social sciences can also enroll in 1-credit course, GHSS 7050 on Fridays 3-4 (content and expectations will vary). 

This is the second session of PhD Plus Career Design skills  series.


In this session, trainees (PhD students and Postdocs) will

  • Broaden awareness of the range of careers post-PhD leveraging national and institutional data on PhD career outcomes.  
  • Learn strategies to collect and analyze data on post-PhD careers through PhD Plus career exploration seminars, and mining job descriptions.
  • Learn strategies to iteratively analyze interest in specific careers through reflection questions.
  • Visualize possible lives that integrate career interests and real-world, pragmatic considerations

This session will involve pre-workshop and post-workshop preparation.


Sonali Majumdar, PhD - Associate Director of Graduate Professional Development, Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs


Register Here by Monday, Jan 24 to attend PhD+ Career Design series in Spring 2022.

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