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We support career diversity and we encourage you to imagine multiple possible futures. The PhDs & Postdoc team supports PhD students and postdoctoral fellows in their pursuit of meaningful, purposeful work across all industries. At Stanford Career Education, we are committed to helping you explore the many paths available to you, and help you secure the opportunities you desire within and beyond academia.

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Meet Our PhD/Postdoc Coaching Team:

  • Associate Director of Career Coaching and Education - PhDs & Postdocs
  • Assistant Director of Career Coaching and Education - PhDs & Post Docs
  • Assistant Director of Career Coaching and Education - PhDs & Postdocs

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Whether you’re starting to explore or you’re actively applying to jobs, internships, and fellowships, you can talk confidentially about whatever is on your mind with a member of our team. We look forward to working with you!

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Additionally, spouses of current students and postdocs are eligible for one appointment per

Start Where You Are

We provide an array of programs, courses, and resources to help you, no matter where you are in your career preparation.

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Start where you are. Learn more about the resources and events available to help you identify your skills, strengths, interests, and values and how you can connect them to meaningful and purposeful work.

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Gain information and make connections. Learn how to leverage key resources and learn key strategies to explore diverse careers, connect with alums and employers, and build confidence in your career development.

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Discover, apply for, and secure opportunities. Whether you’re applying for faculty jobs or pursuing careers beyond academia, learn about the key strategies, application documents, and tips to help you be successful.

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