PhD careers

Honing Your Public Speaking Skills with Neil Thompson

This week on Papa PhD, I’m bringing you an expert on how to improve your public speaking skills – Neil Thompson of TeachTheGeek.com. If you want to get better a presenting in front of different audiences, get a pen and paper and join us on this great Papa PhD conversation! While you’re here, I’ll take…

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Projeter les jeunes chercheur.e.s dans des carrières d’avenir avec Rémi Quirion

La semaine où je célébrais le 200e épisode de Papa PhD, j’ai eu le plaisir d’interviewer un invité d’honneur – Rémi Quirion, le scientifique en chef du Québec – pour entendre son point de vue sur le doctorat et sur l’avenir des PhD sur le marché du travail. Durant l’enregistrement j’ai posé à Rémi les…

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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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De Cap PhD 2021 à Cap Docteurs 2022 avec Claudine Pierron et Marc Chevalier

Cette semaine sur Papa PhD, une enrichissante conversation avec Claudine Pierron de l’APEC et avec Marc Chevalier, ami du podcast et champion de la promotion du succès professionnel des PhD. Au programme, un retour sur l’évènement Cap PhD, qui a eu lieu en 2021, et l’annonce de Cap Docteurs, la mouture revue et améliorée qui…

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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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Using SciComm to Make a Difference with Albertha Joseph-Alexander

On this episode of Papa PhD, I bring you my recent conversation about science communication with Albertha Joseph-Alexander and about how scicomm has impacted her researcher career. If you are curious about science content creation and about the scicomm space, Albertha shares her journey and her lessons learned, so far. Happy listening! VIDEO Dr. Albertha…

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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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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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