Beyond the Professoriate: 7th Online Careers Conference

2nd & 9th May 2020  

Beyond the professoriate is an established, primarily Canadian, organisation specialising in providing careers information and support to PhDs and ECRs. The conference is an excellent opportunity to learn more about job search and transitions to employment from an international perspective.

Depending on numbers, the Doctoral College may be able to sponsor researchers to attend so please do not register direct but email to express interest as soon as possible.

If you are unable to attend but are still interested in training on job search and a careers discussion, please email to request an interview with one of our specialist careers consultants.


It’s Beyond the Professoriate’s 7th Annual Online Career Conference for Graduate Students and PhDs.

The program features 16 PhDs from all academic disciplines, who will discuss networking, resume writing, online job search strategies, and how to manage a career transition. This year’s conference will also directly address tips and strategies for navigating the job market during the Covid-19 crisis.

Attend Live: May 2nd & 9th, starting at 11:00 AM (ET) both days.

Where: Online! Attend the conference from wherever you are via Zoom webinar. No travel required. 


Video Replay: 30-day replay available, starting May 15th. 

Price: $59 for All Access (live + replay), $29 for Live Only attendance. 
Early Bird (April 1st to April 14th) coupon available for $10 off the All Access ticket. Use code: FriendofBP2020   As mentioned the Doctoral College may be able to sponsor you – see above.

Program Overview:

2 May 2020 11 a.m. ET to 4 p.m. ET
One hour instructional webinars to teach you jobs search strategies. Topics include:

  • How to explore career options that leverage your education
  • Networking & online job search strategies
  • Resumes and cover letters to get you the interview
  • Job searching & COVID-19

9 May 2020 11 a.m. ET to 4 p.m. ET
Panel discussions with PhDs who have launched successful non-faculty careers. Topics include:

  • Career exploration and leaving academia
  • Networking and building your professional community
  • Interviewing and Hiring
  • Transitioning to a 9-5 post-academic career

Attend live via Zoom webinar. 30 Day Replay for All Access Ticket Holders.  Register by April 14th and Use code FriendofBP2020 to receive $10 off the All Access Pass.

Learn more and register: