How to follow your calling after you realize it’s not academia

Photo of a women typing on a laptop. How to follow your calling after you realize it’s not academia

Guest Post by Melissa E Anders In 2003 I quit my PhD. I had finished my Masters of Science the year before and what I loved the most about my Masters was writing in my tiny, attic apartment surrounded by all of my papers and compiling my introduction for my thesis around how to detect […]

How to use your PhD to become a coach [Interview with Morgana McCabe Allan]

Womans hand on a keyboard. Papers, glasses on the table. Using her PhD to be a coach

Interview with Morgana McCabe Allan Founder/CEO of Morgana McCabe Allan Ltd. (Business mindset and manifesting coaching) What does an average day in the life look like for you? Most days, I coach my lovely clients for a few hours (morning and/or evening), and spend a couple more on building my own business. Right now, that […]

How to be a forensic scientist [Interview with Martina Ribar Hestericová]

How to be a forensic scientist [Interview with Martina Ribar Hestericová]

Senior communications manager and trade media lead Tell us about yourself Hello everyone, my name is Martina and I am originally from Slovakia, now working and living in Switzerland. I am a chemist by training, but I also work as a science communicator and a science journalist. I studied biochemistry and bioorganic chemistry at the […]

How to use your PhD to become a Data Scientist [Interview with Michael Li]

Why did you decide to no longer pursue an academic career? Like many people, a career in academia looked like a great career choice when we started, but we slowly realized that it wasn’t for us over the course of the multiyear experience. There isn’t a lot of career flexibility, the publication cycles are very […]

How to make art (and get paid for it) [Interview with Alexej Savreux]

Alexej Savreux

What is your side hustle? My side hustle is visual art and writing. I do a lot of retail (gallery stuff) and also service-oriented production. I do a lot of photography, videography, photo manipulation, printmaking, bookmaking, arts blogging, literary translations in French, Czech, English & Joual. I’ve even done community activism banners/signs before and design […]