Unleash Your PhD was created

for PhDs by PhDs

Produced by a current Post-Doc and a current PhD student, Unleash Your PhD was created with PhDs in mind from inception. We couldn’t find the resources we wanted, so we put together a dream team and created our own. Forget about the generic CV or interview advice. Let’s focus on what PhDs need to take the leap from academia into the vast world beyond.

Learn about careers beyond academia

Figure out how your skills translate to non-academic jobs

Open up your mind to possibilities

UNLEASH YOUR PHD is about just that:

 

possibilities.

 

In 5 days we will help you unleash your PhD superpowers and figure out what’s next.

Did you know that...

most doctoral students do not aspire to pursue academic careers, yet ‘alternative’ careers are discouraged by faculty?

many PhDs have little knowledge of career paths beyond ‘professor’ and ‘industry researcher’?

most PhDs have little conception of what their future work life might look like?

It's time to explore the world beyond academia.

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MEET YOUR HOSTS

Alex Macznik, PhD

Alex has a PhD in physiotherapy from the University of Otago (New Zealand). She runs Alternative Postdoc, a blog and Instagram community exploring alternative careers for academics.

She is Polish and lives in Sydney (Australia). She is a mum of a young kid and exercise passionate.

Louise Elali, future PhD

Louise is a doctoral researcher at the University of Sussex (UK). She has held both academic roles and industry jobs alongside her PhD studies. Originally from Brazil, she has lived, studied and worked in seven countries. Her background is in Communications and Psychology, and her current degree is in Digital Media.

She shares her PhD journey, SciComm tips, research-inspired art and her love of chocolate as PhDoer on Instagram.

The Details

When & Where

Unleash Your PhD is an online event and will run on 25-29 October 2021.

Presentations

Presentations will run about 30 minutes each and will be available for 24 hours.

Prizes

You will have the opportunity to win exciting prizes during the week of the event. More details coming soon.

Extended Access

You can purchase the Unleasher Power Pack for extended access to the presentations plus loads of extra resources!

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IT’S TIME TO…

 

– Say goodbye to the uncertainty, precarity and politics of academia

– Explore the skills and opportunities that you developed through your PhD

– Create the life and career of your dreams
 

take a leap!

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FAQ

Hope to see you there!

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