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The Power of Mentorship During a Career Pivot With Anushka Khasnobish

This week on Papa PhD, I’m sharing the story of someone I’ve had the pleasure to mentor during her PhD to non-academic job transition – Anushka Khasnobish. I want to thank Anushka for suggesting to share this testimonial on the show and for the chance to reflect on a string of conversations that took place…

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Unlocking Your Thesis Writing Super Powers with Martha Boeglin

Do you struggle to sit down and write your thesis? Is the process painful to you? Then join me in this interview a specialist, a “thesis whisperer” of sorts – Martha Boeglin of Scriptoria. During my conversation with Martha, we discuss this inevitable, yet often gruesome task that is thesis writing, and Martha shares her…

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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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Le doctorat à l’étranger, une grande aventure avec Charlotte Hendryckx

Cette semaine sur Papa PhD, on parle de cette aventure qu’est de quitter son pays pour son doctorat. Avec mon invitée, Charlotte Hendryckx, on explore les choses à faire et à ne pas faire pour en faire une expérience positive et dans laquelle vous pourrez vous épanouir en tant que personne et en tant que…

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Are You a Sellout if You Leave Academia After Your PhD? With Jennifer Polk

Welcome to Season 4 of Papa PhD! To kick of this new season, I have the great pleasure of bringing you my recent conversation with someone I’ve been looking up to since before the launch of the podcast, someone who has been hard at work to help PhDs figure out their careers for a long…

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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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L’importance de rencontrer d’autres chercheur.e.s avec Myriam Beaudry

Cette semaine sur Papa PhD, je vous apporte une conversation avec Myriam Beaudry, l’animatrice du balado Tête à tête avec la science. Nous allons parler du rôle que le balado et les rencontres avec d’autres chercheur.e.s qu’il engendre jouent dans le parcours doctoral de Myriam. Nous allons aussi parler du pourquoi de cette mission qu’elle…

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How to Make an Impact With Your Career with Amani Said

Today on Papa PhD, I have the pleasure of bringing you my recent conversation with Amani Said. During this high energy conversation, Amani shares how her career transition experience after her PhD has inspired her to coach scientists to start thinking about their long-term vision and mission early on in their careers. We also talked…

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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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