What’s most important on a Ph.D.’s application for a tenure-track job might be least important in applying for many nonacademic ones.
Be skeptical of any grass-is-greener hype about your nonacademic career options.
When it comes to a nonfaculty career path, doctoral students are afraid to talk about it and their professors are afraid to offer any advice.
For Ph.D.s, figuring out how to describe your "transferable skills" is a lot harder than it looks.
As a Ph.D., you shouldn’t feel embarrassed to admit your interest in a career outside of the professoriate.
A new seminar at Michigan helped doctoral students explore nonfaculty jobs and helped a professor learn how to teach about them.