Whole PhD Part 4 - Career Perspectives and Job Simulations

May 16, 2022

Welcome back to Whole PhD! This week, we’re sharing Part 4: Career Perspectives and Job Simulations, as well as the feedback from Part 3 -- see below to read what your scholar community had to say. Join the conversation by completing this week’s survey!


Curated resources, crowdsourced information, and opportunities to win weekly raffles.


Whether you are certain of your career interests, or completely unsure of what you want to do, it’s essential to keep an open mind and take advantage of career exploration resources. That’s why Part 4 is full of quick tips and resources to help you find careers that fit, practical ways to gain firsthand experience at your dream jobs, and ways to branch out in industry or continue in academia. Watch Part 4 and complete the survey in our Instagram LinkTree (@ucsbcsep, @biopacificmip) by Sunday, May 15, 2022, at midnight for the chance to win gift cards! Check back next Monday to read what your peers are saying about this week’s topic, and catch the next series topic as well.


About Whole PhD - developing your professional self:

A series designed for graduate students and postdocs to share resources and engage in discussions around five core personal and professional development themes, we aim to increase awareness around elements that contribute to a fulfilling and successful scholar tenure. Many of these you may be familiar with, some you may not be. Join us on email, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook and YouTube each Monday (April 18 - May 23, 2022) for a new part in the series, and be sure to access the weekly surveys and resource guides through the LinkTree in our Instagram bio (@ucsbcsep) for a chance to win prizes each week! We’re looking forward to hearing from you!


Whole PhD series is hosted at the University of California, Santa Barbara by the Professional Development Series (PDS) for graduate students and postdoctoral scholars at the Center for Science and Engineering Partnerships, the DoD HBCU/MI project (W911NF-20-1-0294; PI David Weld), and the NSF BioPACIFIC MIP (DMR-1933487).


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