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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. 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 gor Gad and I to…

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Le doctorat nous prépare-t-il à enseigner ? Avec Émilie Deschênes

Cette semaine sur Papa PhD, j’ai le plaisir de vous apporter une exploration avec mon invitée – Émilie Deschênes – sur les défis que présente le passage à l’enseignement, après le doctorat. Pendant notre conversation, nous avons aussi abordé des sujets plus larges dans le contexte de la carrière académique et, en particulier, du doctorat….

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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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University and Indigenous Peoples – Paths for Reconciliation With Naiomi Metallic

This week on Papa PhD, I have the pleasure of bringing you Naiomi Metallic, member of the Listuguj Mìgmaq First Nation to talk about her academic journey and about her reflections on paths to reconciliation with indigenous peoples in the context of access and inclusion in university. VIDEO Naiomi is from the Listuguj Mìgmaq First…

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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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Reconciling the Research and Development Mindsets with David Giltner

Get the Papa PhD Career Readiness Tool kit ! On this episode, I will be bringing you my interview with David Giltner, who is launching his book « It’s a Game, Not a Formula: How to Succeed as a Scientist Working in the Private Sector », about his experience bridging the gap between the research…

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PhD Dojo – Presentation and Pitch with David Mendes

Get the Papa PhD Tool kit ! Welcome to the brand new Papa PhD segment! The PhD Dojo. Every two weeks, David Mendes will bring you PhD news, answers to listener questions, humor in this new space, where the goal is to make you a black belt in all things related to career preparation as…

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