Organizing a Job Search Outside Academia

A wide range of jobs are available for PhDs in non-academic sectors and in industry. Once you're ready to search for job opportunities, find articles and resources below to help you locate companies and opportunities.

Getting Started

In order to job hunt effectively, it's essential to know the job application process used in non-academic sectors. For example, do you know the difference between Human Resources and the Hiring Manager? If not, start by reading our guide below, click here to download our Job Hunting Strategies presentation slides, or watch our videos!


    Next Steps

    Are you clear on the strategies you'll need to locate job opportunities?
    If so, go to the next step: Apply: CVs, Resumes, and Cover Letters: Learn strategies for reading a job description and tailoring your application materials.

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