Entrepreneurship

Leveraging Your PhD in the Consulting Space With Bryan Quoc Le

This week on the show, I’m sharing a story of resilience and steadfastness in career building with my guest, Bryan Quoc Le. During our conversation, Bryan shares his journey from a PhD in chemistry to being self-employed as a consultant in the food industry space. I got great feedback about this interview during our live…

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Hidden Opportunities in Tech for Social Sciences Graduates With Victoria Wobber

This week, I’m sharing with you a conversation about a side of the post-PhD experience that is kind of a blind spot for me – the place of social science graduates in the tech space. To talk about this, I had the pleasure of having a conversation with Victoria (Tory) Wobber, growth and leadership coach…

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A Roadmap to Pivoting Into the Private Sector With Terence Milstead

200 episodes… I couldn’t have imagined I’d come this far when I launched back in 2019, but a little over 3 years in, it feels almost surreal. If you’re new to the show, welcome, and enjoy all the content! If you’re a long time fan, thank you for dropping by week after week! And if…

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Influence and Leadership Positions – a How-To With David Giltner

On this episode of Papa PhD, I bring you my conversation with returning guest David Giltner about opportunities and obstacles PhDs face when accessing influence and leadership positions in organizations outside academia. David Giltner has covered this and other questions around career readiness for PhDs in his new book “It’s a Game, Not a Formula:…

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The Importance of HBCUs and Africana Heritage With Kweli Zukeri

Welcome to Season 4 of Papa PhD! VIDEO Kweli Zukeri was born and raised in Falls Church, Va. He has a BA in Journalism and Mass Communication and minor in social entrepreneurship from UNC at Chapel Hill, as well as an M.S. in Psychology (2018) and Ph.D. (2021) in Developmental Psychology from Howard University. Both…

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What are Accessible Careers for PhDs outside R&D? With The 2nd Lab

VIDEO Welcome to another collab episode of the PhD Dojo with The 2nd Lab. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CD2dmV8D9jw This week on the PhD Dojo, Gad Sabbatier and I answer a question from 2nd Lab mentee Romane Oliverio who asks: “What are the accessible careers outside R&D?”. Thank you, Romane, for a great question that allowed Gad and I…

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Networking and Job Hunting as a PhD With Parag Mahanti (rerun)

This week on Papa PhD, I’m bringing you another great conversation from Season 2 of the show. This interview was recorded during Thanksgiving, so you might hear some background noise throughout. But please bear with us, because the advice Parag shares is pure gold. For example, we talked about Parag’s experience interviewing for jobs –…

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Expanding Your Career Toolkit with Mark Herschberg (rerun)

This week on Papa PhD, I’m bringing you a great conversation from Season 2 of the show. In it, Mark Herschberg shares an incredible amount of insights and advice on how to take control of your career as a PhD, be it in academia our outside of it, so be sure to have pen and…

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Becoming a Full-Time Science Communicator with Sarah Habibi

This week one Papa PhD , I’m over the moon happy to have with me Sarah Habibi, aka Science Bae, to talk about her journey into full-time science communication. During our conversation, Sarah shared her academic and scientific journey and we discussed what key choices and strategies allowed for Sarah to build a brand around…

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Le tiers secteur de la recherche avec Anaïs Trousselle

Cette semaine sur Papa PhD, je réponds à la question ” Qu’est-ce que le tiers secteur de la recherche ? ” avec la cofondatrice de la société à mission Narrau – Anaïs Trousselle. Au long de notre conversation, Anaïs a partagé son trajet académique, les réflexions et les passions qui ont guidé ses choix à…

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