Events


Upcoming events

Beyond Academia Speaker Series

October 28th, 2020

Kim Tran, PhD will offer her insights on transitioning out of academia, her work as a consultant and author, and more!

Professional Profile Clinic

November 20th, 2020

Curious about how to properly update your professional profile? Join us to learn more about LinkedIn, have professionals revise your CV or resumé, and more!

Beyond Academia Conference 2021

February 25 & 26, 2021

For the 9th consecutive year the Beyond Academia conference will gather panels, workshops and keynote lectures aimed at PhD professional development and careers outside of academia.

Past events

Recruiting and Negotiating Industry Jobs Webinar

October 15th, 2020

Recruiters are negotiating experts. Are you? Join a free offer negotiation webinar. Prepare yourself to get what you want with tech industry offers.

Beyond Academia Speaker Series

September 29th, 2020

Weslee Glenn, PhD will offer his insights on transitioning out of academia, his work as Principal Scientist at Provivi, Inc., and more!

What I Wish I Did In Grad School Panel

September 10th, 2020

The WIWIDIGS panel focuses on advice and discussions from current UC Berkeley Graduate Students on how to navigate your PhD journey and how to prepare for your future career.

Beyond Academia Conference 2020

February 27 - 28, 2020

Our flagship conference is a two-day event with close to 100 PhD speakers who successfully transitioned from academia to industry.

Professional Profile Clinic

January 29th, 2020 from 4pm-7pm

Bring your resumes and CVs for critiques by a professional portfolio coach.

Negotiating Your Job Offer Webinar

Nov 6th, 2019 from 7-8pm

Recruiters are negotiating experts. Are you? Join a free offer negotiation webinar. Prepare yourself to get what you want with tech industry offers.

What I Wish I Did In Grad School 2019

September 19th, 2019

Join Beyond Academia, a student organization committed to helping PhDs navigate their post-grad employment options, for a panel discussion about what we wish we had known when we started here.

Beyond Academia Conference 2019

February 28 - March 1, 2019

Our flagship conference is a two-day event with close to 100 PhD speakers who successfully transitioned from academia to industry.

Professional Profile Clinic

January 30th, 2019 from 4pm-7pm

Bring your resumes and CVs for critiques by a professional portfolio coach.

Public Sector Fellowship Workshop 2018

September 25th, 2018 from 4-7pm

Are you interested in careers in government and policy? Do you want to learn more about postdoctoral fellowships for PhDs interested in government positions?

What I Wish I Did In Grad School 2018

September 5th, 2018

Join Beyond Academia, a student organization committed to helping PhDs navigate their post-grad employment options, for a panel discussion about what we wish we had known when we started here.

Careers Reception 2018

April 25th, 2018

The Careers Reception is a networking event designed for PhDs and postdocs who are interested in learning more or applying to work outside academia by talking to representatives of companies and organizations directly. All of the participating representatives are interested in hiring PhD holders.

Beyond Academia Conference 2018

March 1 - March 2, 2018

In 2018 we held our sixth annual conference, with over 300 attendees and keynotes from Eric Chulze and Susan Basalla May!

Professional Profile Clinic 2018

January 31st, 2018 from 4pm-7pm

Bring your resumes and CVs for critiques by a professional portfolio coach.

Startup 101

January 22nd, 2018

Berkeley PhDs! Interested in launching a life sciences start-up during or after graduating/the postdoc? This event is for you!