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Leveraging Your Personal Brand in Academia and Beyond with Samantha Lynch

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Mental Health in Graduate School with Susanna L. Harris (Rerun)

Get the Papa PhD Career Readiness Tool kit ! Warning: Please note that this episode mentions different mental health issues, including suicidal ideation. This week, given that this holiday season might be particularly difficult for some of you, I’m having a rerun of a great conversation around mental health in graduate school I had in…

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First Year PhD – Show Up and Avoid Tunnel Vision

Welcome to the PhD Dojo! In the 4th installment of the “First Year PhD” series, I share with you some mindset advice for making sure you have a healthy start to your PhD adventure. Below, you’ll find the full – edited to be read – transcript of the live taping of this episode. VIDEO FULL…

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Inside Big Pharma – A Roadmap for PhDs with Vicky Sherwood

Get the Papa PhD Career Readiness Tool kit ! This week on Papa PhD, I’m sharing my conversation with  scientific writer and amazing human behind the Biomed Badass website – Vicky Sherwood. During our conversation, Vicky shared great advice based on her own career transition experience from academia into industry, but  also on her experience…

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First Year PhD – Staying Healthy Within and Without

Welcome to the PhD Dojo! This week, I’m bringing you part four of the PhD Dojo series on tools and strategies to make the best out of your PhD experience. Today – Staying Healthy Within and Without, what three habits you need to nurture to stay balanced during grad school. Below, you’ll find the full…

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Changing University Parental Leave Policies with Marie McCausland

Get the Papa PhD Career Readiness Tool kit ! University policies… Are they set in stone? Do we get to update them, if they’re unfair or archaic? If you’re considering this type of question, today, you might be feeling like David facing Goliath, and tend to shrug your shoulders and just accept things as they…

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First Year PhD – Assembling the Expedition Team

Welcome to the PhD Dojo! This week, I’m bringing you part three of the PhD Dojo series on tools and strategies to make the best out of your PhD experience. Today – Assembling the PhD Expedition Team, or how to ensure your PhD won’t be a solitary endeavor and that you will have help and…

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Marketing Your Research Skills after the PhD with Alana Rister

Get the Papa PhD Career Readiness Tool kit ! Building your brand? Improving your discoverability? Establishing a presence on social media? These are questions that are seldom covered in the context of graduate school and of the career development of young researchers. Do these questions pique your interest? This week, I’m bringing you my recent…

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First Year PhD – Avoiding the Pitfalls – PhD Dojo

Welcome to the PhD Dojo! This week, I’m starting a series on tools and strategies to make the best out of your PhD experience. Today – Things I would have loved to know when I started my PhD and that would have saved me a lot of headaches. Below, you’ll find the full, edited to…

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Are Things Changing for the Better for Women in STEM? with Krishna Kadiyala

Get the Papa PhD Career Readiness Tool kit ! On this episode, I will be bringing you my interview with Krishna Kadiyala. During our conversation, we talked about Krishna’s experience as a woman in the STEM space, and in particular about her decision to have children during the PhD. An important conversation I really wanted…

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