How I Decided to Leave Academia: Graduate Student Webinar Spring 2021

Date: April 23, 2021
Time: 12:00 pm until 1:00 pm

Location: Virtual Venue (Online)

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Are you considering a non-faculty career? Join Beyond the Professoriate Founder L. Maren Wood, PhD as she speaks with 3 PhDs about their decision to leave academia and how they built thriving careers in the professional workforce.

After attending this webinar, you will be able to:

  1. Articulate common reasons PhDs have for leaving academia
  2. Recognize your own push/pull factors for pursuing a non-academic career
  3. Apply strategies to begin exploring career options that align with your unique skills and interests.

This event is managed and hosted externally by Beyond the Professoriate. For more information, please visit

Recommended dress for this event: Casual

More information: (706) 542-3375

This event is sponsored by Beyond the Professoriate

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