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Turning a PhD to Consulting and Start-Up Careers


PhDs in the sciences and humanities are in high-demand from the world's leading consultancies as well as new and innovative start-ups. But navigating the transition from academic work can be challenging.  Nick Edwards completed his PhD in Neuroscience at Brown University … Read more

Triangle entrepreneurial trainee event

Alexandria LaunchLabs 9 Laboratory Drive, 1st floor lounge, Durham, NC

Please join us for a joint trainee panel and networking event, hosted by UNC's KickStart Venture Services and Duke's Translation & Commercialization Office. This event will feature panelists who are early in their careers outside of academia, as well those … Read more

Sci-athon (in-person)

TBA Chapel Hill, NC

Sci-athon is a 48-hour competition that challenges interdisciplinary teams of STEM graduate students and post-docs to tackle key issues that affect society. It is hosted by the UNC Chemistry department and will be held from May 24-26th. This year's theme is "From Waste … Read more

How to Identify New Career Fields Where You’ll Thrive


You’ve heard that PhDs can be happy in a nonacademic career, but will YOU be happy? How can you find a career that will be intellectually engaging, rewarding and challenging? Join Beyond the Professoriate to learn how you can find … Read more