Business

Going From Research to Business Development With Fabrice Marquet

Hi and happy new year! In this first episode of 2021, I bring you a story you may in part know. A story of changing countries and cultures and of finding new horizons for yourself in the process – in my guest’s case, leading to his transition from basic research into business development. Take the…

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The Art of the Informational Interview with Matteo Tardelli

If you ask me or anyone helping people with career transitions what the most powerful tool is in testing the waters and in growing your network when preparing for job hunting, you will most certainly hear these two words: informational interviews. Today’s guest has invested strongly in this exercise, so much so that he’s published…

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From PhD to Consulting Entrepreneur With Stephanie Ryan

This week, I am sharing with you an interview that covered a lot of terrain, from going through grad school with a disability, to the importance of networking during grad school and after, to the challenges of building a consultancy business based on your research. A great conversation with Stephanie Ryan, author of “Let’s Learn…

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Understanding the Job Market as a PhD With Natalia Bielczyk

What informs your career choices? Do you trust your gut? Or do you trust others to help you with tough decisions? And once you take the plunge in the job market, what factors end up determining where you end up? These are the types of questions this week’s guest, Natalia Bielczyk, is interested in and…

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PhD Recruitment Today with Rebecca Maymon

This week, I’m bringing you a conversation with someone who has recently made the transition from her PhD to the non-academic job market, and has done so into the PhD career development and recruitment domain. During our conversation, Rebecca Maymon, you will not only hear about her experience exploring career avenues during her PhD and…

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Emploi et doctorat en 2020 avec Amandine Bugnicourt

De retour en français pour cette saison 2 de Papa PhD et cette semaine je vous apporte une invitée qui travaille depuis 2008 à faire le pont entre docteurs et employeurs. Tu remarqueras que le format a un peu changé : les entrevues dureront environ 40 minutes et seront toujours publiées le jeudi, tu m’entendras intervenir…

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Rebranding the PhD with Chris Humphrey

Download “Tools for Your PhD Journey” Now ! Welcome to Season 2 of Papa PhD! To kick-start this second season of interviews, I’m bringing you someone who has been helping researchers figuring out their careers for a while, now, and who will be recounting how he navigated his transition and how he got to the…

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Regard sur une saison de Papa PhD – Conversations, réflexions et grandes lignes

Téléchargez la “Boîte à outils pour le doctorat” maintenant ! Transcription de l’épisode : Bonjour à tous ! Nous arrivons à la fin de la première saison de Papa PhD et aujourd’hui, je voulais juste remercier tous les auditeurs qui ont suivi l’émission partout autour de la planète. Ça a été très impressionnant de voir…

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Looking Back On A Season of Papa PhD – Conversations, Reflections, and Common Themes

Download “Tools for Your PhD Journey” Now ! Episode transcript: Hi there! We’re reaching the end of season one of Papa PhD and today, I just wanted to thank all the listeners out there who’ve been following the show around the world. It’s been quite humbling to see the show grow as it did in…

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Graydon Snider –Part 2 – Building Your Path Towards Data Science

In part 2 of my conversation with Graydon Snider, we dug a little deeper into his rationale for exploring career avenues during his postdoc. The strategies and resources he used, the people he met, the notes he took. I also took the opportunity to ask Graydon what the day-to-day of a data scientist looks like…

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