How to Tell Your Career Transition Story

October 7, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm


Beyond the Professoriate Webinar

You’ve spent the last several years succeeding in academia, but now you’re ready to do something else! But how do you explain your academic career and its connection to your job beyond the professoriate?

In this webinar, L. Maren Wood, PhD (Founder of Beyond the Professoriate) will help you craft a compelling career transition story that you can use on your LinkedIn profile, when networking, in cover letters, and in job interviews.

After attending this webinar, you will be able to:

  • Identify your reasons for leaving academia.
  • Describe the components of an effective PhD career transition story.
  • Write a draft of your PhD career transition story.
  • Identify resources in Aurora that can help you.

The webinar will be held via Zoom webinar in Aurora and will be recorded. Advanced registration is required.