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Graduate Program Coordinators

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Versatile PhD offers resources and a supportive community for PhDs & ABDs seeking work outside the academy, such as:

  • Hired: Authentic resumes and cover letters that got real PhDs their first jobs away from the faculty track, with detailed analysis that describes how they made the non-academic pivot and shows the application and hiring process step by step
  • Bio: Inspiring first‐person stories by experienced non-academic PhDs describing how their careers evolved over several years after moving out of the academy, including promotions, advancement, and signature accomplishments
  • Panel: Detailed inside information on a wide range of specific PhD‐friendly careers provided by PhDs in those careers, along with their answers to grad student questions

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Powerpoint Presentations from Graduate Program Coordinator Meeting (8/5/14)