TRANSFORM YOUR CV INTO A HIGH-IMPACT RESUME FOR INDUSTRY AND NON-PROFIT EMPLOYERS IN THIS VIRTUAL MINI-COURSE

"It’s incredibly encouraging to hear stories of people leaving academic roles and finding fulfilling work in other areas!"





Learn how to communicate your research, writing, and teaching capabilities to business, government, and non-profit employers.

It's not enough to share academic job materials with industry readers. You must empower yourself to translate your skills and expertise for folks who don't speak academese.
Industry and non-profit leaders need you to translate your skills and expertise for them
You must communicate your professional story in 7 seconds—the average time an employers spends reviewing a resume
Endless opportunities exist in the corporate, non-profit, and public sectors for those with MA and PhD degrees
Do you feel prepared and empowered to explore professional opportunities beyond academia?


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A VIRTUAL EXPERIENCE THAT WILL TRANSFORM HOW YOU THINK AND TALK ABOUT YOUR TEACHING, RESEARCH, AND PUBLICATIONS

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Graduate students are powerful writers, researchers, and instructors. But how do your skills translate outside of academia?



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Meet Katie Trauth Taylor and Catherine O'Shea—two professionals with MA and PhD degrees in English who navigated career paths in academia and then pivoted to industry, government, and non-profit sectors.

In this mini-course, Katie and Catherine empower you with practical tools and tips to translate your expertise for industry and non-profit leaders.

Gain a window into the endless alt ac job opportunities that exist for professionals with graduate degrees. Your capabilities and training have prepared you to make positive impacts beyond academia. You just need to prepare differently for this job market.

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

  • Learn to translate your academic expertise into capabilities that spark the intrigue and trust of industry employers
  • Examine examples of MA- and PhD-level resumes
  • Hone your craft through exercises that empower you to transform your CV into a high-impact resume 
For Alt Ac Job Seekers!
  • Experience epic examples of alt-ac resumes from professionals with MA and PhD degrees
  • Transform how you think about professional opportunities outside of academia
  • Gain guidance on making your resume clear, compelling, and value-added to employers outside the university

Are you a faculty member interested in offering this as a live virtual workshop to your job group? Talk with our team to make it happen.

Talk With Us About Offering This Workshop To Your Department

WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING ABOUT THIS VIRTUAL EXPERIENCE

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"This has been amazing and so useful, and I gained knowledge and tips from every slide."

4th Year English PhD Student

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"I feel like my mind is being blown. SO helpful."

3rd Year RhetComp PhD

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"Whew. The critics are raving. *Just* what this group needs to hear!"

Faculty Job Group Advisor

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"I’m liking the focus on giving back which isn’t what I initially thought about in corporate work."

2nd Year MA Gender/Sexuality Studies Student

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"This workshop helped me think about research in a new way—instead only thinking about what it contributes to the discipline I’m thinking more broadly about what it helps folks with."

4th Year Education PhD Student

LIMITED TIME OFFER

The COVID-19 pandemic has negatively impacted the academic job market. We are offering this workshop at a reduced price to support graduate students during this unique time.

We hope to encourage professionals who are unexpectedly searching for alt-ac opportunities during these challenging times, and inspire all professionals to become more confident with non-academic audiences.