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The Versatile PhD: a new resource on non-academic careers for graduate students.

Thinking about next steps in your career? Interested in exploring non-academic career options? Look here for information, resources and support. The Versatile PhD is a new resource that is especially for graduate students who want to know more about non-academic career options and how to pursue them. Currently the material is aimed at scholars in the humanities and social sciences, but there will be equivalent STEM content rolled out as of summer 2013.

Login to The Versatile PhD site to:

  • Read first-person narratives written by PhDs and ABDs who have established non-academic careers, describing how they did it and sharing their advice from experience;
  • See authentic, successful resumes and cover letters that got PhDs their first non-academic jobs;
  • Join a supportive web-based community where you can dialogue with "Versatile PhDs" in and outside the academy;

The Versatile PhD is completely confidential. No one at any university will know you are using this website unless you tell them. Not your advisor, not your peers, nobody.

Logging in with your UCSB Net ID will establish your credential as affiliated with UC Santa Barbara and bring you to a Versatile PhD login page.

The Versatile PhD premium account credential will last for one year after your first login with your UCSB Net ID and Versatile PhD. However, even after the one year your Versatile PhD site account will not expire.

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