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Each Thursday, join David Mendes as he interviews guests who have carved a career path for themselves outside academia after their master’s or their doctoral degree. Listen to their grad school stories, and learn with their insights on self-care, on job hunting, and on career-building after transitioning to the non-academic space. PapaPhD.com | Patreon.com/PapaPhD | Twitter.com/PapaPhDpodcast | Facebook.com/PapaPhD

Each Thursday, join David Mendes as he interviews guests who have carved a career path for themselves outside academia after their master’s or their doctoral degree. Listen to their grad school stories, and learn with their insights on self-care, on job hunting, and on career-building after transitioning to the non-academic space. PapaPhD.com | Patreon.com/PapaPhD | Twitter.com/PapaPhDpodcast | Facebook.com/PapaPhD
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Each Thursday, join David Mendes as he interviews guests who have carved a career path for themselves outside academia after their master’s or their doctoral degree. Listen to their grad school stories, and learn with their insights on self-care, on job hunting, and on career-building after transitioning to the non-academic space. PapaPhD.com | Patreon.com/PapaPhD | Twitter.com/PapaPhDpodcast | Facebook.com/PapaPhD

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Episodes

Episode 10: Tamarah Luk – Taking on Further Studies After Grad School – Law

9/12/2019
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Sometimes, when you finish your studies you get a job, or you start a business. Sometimes, you go back to school. Be it because you want to go to law school or med school, or because you want to access a domain that requires you to have a related degree, you may be headed back to the classroom after grad school. You’ll probably be a much better student than you were before, and your motivation for studying and for completing your new degree will be much greater at this juncture. In today’s...

Duration:00:59:02

Episode 9: Kelly Bullock – Pivoting From the Bench to a Creative or an Artistic Career

9/5/2019
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There is always one day when reality hits. Your well devised trip, that you’d been planning for months, or for years, falls short of your expectations, of what you had imagined. The disappointment you feel may bring you thoughts of packing up and heading back home… Or you can pick up your map and look for what other treasures your surroundings hold for you to discover. And you trace a new route and embark on a new and exciting voyage. In this episode, Kelly Bullock shares her experience...

Duration:00:48:29

Episode 8: Emily Roberts – The Power of the Side-Hustle or How to Set Yourself Up for a Healthy Financial Life

8/29/2019
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When talking about grad school, we often talk about the challenges of academic life, about mental health, and about physical health, but what about financial health? Academic accomplishments are paramount at this juncture in your life, but in the end, you want to be set up not only as a specialist in your domain, but you also want to come out of the process with a clean financial bill of health and ready to find your ideal place on the job market. In this week’s episode, we’ll be talking...

Duration:01:10:55

Episode 7: Filipa Carreira Barbosa – Navigating the International Student Experience

8/22/2019
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Many of us leave home for grad school, to another city or even to another country. Some end up staying after graduation, some end up coming back home. Being an international student can be an experience in freedom and independence, but the fact that you are far from family and friends may be challenging, especially if you're having problems or difficulties adjusting to a new place, to a new culture. In this episode, Filipa Carreira Barbosa will tell us about how she went abroad for her PhD...

Duration:00:47:35

Episode 6: Fiona Robinson – Listening to Your Inner Voice

8/14/2019
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Imagine swimming 1.9 kilometers, then biking 90 kilometers through the hills of Mont-Tremblant, and then running a half-marathon. It may sound impossible or a task for super-humans... But people like you and me set out to do it, diligently train for months and months, and they do it - they complete an IronMan, or in this case a Half Ironman. And when they do, they push through physical pain, through mental blocks, and trough thoughts of giving up. And crossing that finish line is their...

Duration:01:10:02

Episode 5 : François Beaubien – Changer d’univers sans perdre le nord

8/8/2019
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En recherche, on apprend des techniques, des principes et un langage particulier. Dépendamment du type d’études que vous suivez, ce langage et votre domaine d’expertise peuvent devenir très pointus et quasiment hermétiques. Ce n’est pas pour autant que vous êtes pris au piège et que l’accès au marché du travail non académique vous est barré. Forts des principes que vous avez intériorisé au long de vos études graduées et des habiletés que vous avez gagné sur votre parcours, il ne vous faut...

Duration:00:51:19

Episode 4: Rob Hutcheson – Playing to Your Strong Suits

8/1/2019
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During grad school, your personal interests and strengths can serve as a blueprint for what comes after graduation and inform the career choices you will make once you’re on the job market. Your personal interests are also key for keeping a healthy balance between work and your personal life, during your studies. In this episode, we will be talking with Rob Hutcheson, who will share his insights and experience achieving balance during grad school and charting his path in his current...

Duration:00:37:48

Episode 1: Dana Murchison – Checkpoints in Your Graduate Education

7/23/2019
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In a space mission, there is one countdown, one launch, one destination, and no place for error or doubt. Grad studies are less like a rocket launch, and more like an expedition into uncharted territory. As such, they are a forgiving endeavour, where you have ample opportunity to reassess and reorient along the way. This week, we will be hearing from Dana Murchison, whose passion for writing and teaching has brought her from experimental science to a vibrant career in science outreach, and...

Duration:01:00:26

Episode 3: Mark Roberts – Transferable Skills and Industry Jobs

7/19/2019
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You don’t embark in a master’s or a PhD without confidence. A trust, a confidence that you can delve into the unknown of a master’s or a PhD project and come out with answers to questions no one has asked before. This confidence is what fueled you so far. And during this time, it has grown with you. It may have suffered some blows, and weakened, now and then, but it has become one of your greatest strengths. Today, we’ll be talking with Mark Roberts about how candidates with master’s and...

Duration:01:07:07

Episode 2: Joe Makkerh – Pushing Through Obstacles and Difficulties

7/17/2019
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You’re finishing grad school, or you’ve just finished. Your project has brought you here and now – it had challenges, victories, failures, obstacles, successes. It has brought you excitement, frustration, exhilaration, anxiety, satisfaction. In it, you have asked questions, tested hypotheses, studied, discussed. But one question may still be unanswered – what comes after? In this episode, you will be meeting a guest that has deep insights to share about going through your graduate studies...

Duration:00:55:10