Aurora by Beyond the Professoriate

Aurora by Beyond the Professoriate is a faculty job market and professional careers online exploration and planning tool featuring more than 80 hours of seminars, career panels, and interviews with over 170 PhDs who have successfully launched careers in industry, non-profits, government, and higher education. Content is added monthly, including supplemental planning worksheets and materials, and is accessible through The UK Graduate School's institutional subscription for doctoral students and postdoctoral scholars and fellows.

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Programs of Study: Career Success

Professional Careers

Learn how to launch a successful non-faculty job search. Video seminars are taught by PhD experts working beyond the professoriate. Topics include career exploration, hiring and negotiating, and online job search strategies. Learning prompts will help students apply this new knowledge to their own job search. Learn More

 

Faculty Careers

Learn how to launch a successful faculty job search. Video seminars are taught by PhD experts working in graduate schools and university career centers. Topics include c.v. and cover letter writing, interviewing, and negotiating job offers. Learning prompts will help students apply this new knowledge to their own job search. Learn More

 

PhD Career Interviews

These short videos are organized by broad discipline: humanities, social sciences, biomedical sciences, and STEM.  Learn about an interviewee’s specific career, important information about the job search process, and the skills non-academic employers value in job candidates.  Learn More

 

PhD Career Panels

Learn how to launch a successful non-faculty job search. Video seminars are taught by PhD experts working beyond the professoriate. Topics include career exploration, hiring and negotiating, and online job search strategies. Learn More

 

PhD Career Spotlights

In these one-hour seminars, PhD experts teach students about career fields in both the private and the public sectors. These focused spotlights provide the opportunity to explore what it takes to be successful in a specific career.

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