Business

Juggling Side-Interests, Graduate School, and Your Personal Life During your PhD With Gertrude Nonterah

My experience going through graduate school was mostly of graduate students being fully funded and working exclusively on their PhD, at least until the time came to write their thesis. But this is not the reality for everyone and in all domains of research. Today, I’m bringing you a conversation with Gertrude Nonterah about her…

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Being a PhD Researcher and an Entrepreneur With Jessica Steinberg

Do you have a business idea based on your PhD research? A consultancy or a deeptech project? Well, you are not alone. A lot of PhD researchers out there have plans to become their own bosses rather than getting a job, when they’re done with their degree. In today’s episode, you’ll hear Jessica Steinberg’s recount…

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Navigating the Corporate Space With Caolan Kovach-Orr

This week on Papa PhD, I’m talking with Caolan Kovach-Orr about his journey from the wet lab to a career in data science. During our conversation, we talked Caolan’s academic journey, about what skills you should focus on as a candidate, today, if you’re interested in data science, about the specifics of the interviewing process…

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Talking Science to the Public and to Policy Makers with Mark Bayer

In this episode, I have the pleasure of talking science communication with former U.S. Senate and House of Representatives Chief of Staff and president of Bayer Strategic Consulting, Mark Bayer. During our conversation Mark and I talked about best practices when communicating science to non-academic audiences, but we also talked about the interface between science and policy,…

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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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