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Discover the knowledge needed
to craft your ideal career

Attend local professional gatherings and classes where Ph.D. students, professionals, and employers come together like never before.

Discover the knowledge needed
to craft your ideal career

Attend local professional gatherings and classes where Ph.D. students, professionals, and employers come together like never before.

Tell me about yourself?

The most successful and satisfied Ph.D. (and masters) students and postdoctoral scholars in industry positions often think early in their academic careers about the complete professional profile they want to create, the value they provide in the marketplace, and the impression they want to leave on people.

Acquire a first-hand and “behind the employer curtain” look at proven methods and techniques to best prepare and position yourself for a successful transition to a satisfying career across industries and professions.

CALENDAR

Ph.D. Career Connect Bootcamp |
San Diego

Monday, May 3, 10, and 17, 2021 | 5-6:30pm
A progressive, 3-part series of professional webinars.


YOU DON’T HAVE TO GO IT ALONE.

All boot camp curriculum and topics inspired and informed by hiring managers and PhDs with satisfying careers in diverse industries and professions.

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WHAT THEY SAID

Saturday, May 18, 2019
at UC San Diego

“The boot camp was much more helpful than the other career workshops I’ve attended. This was because of the group discussions with experts who gave me specific feedback on framing my pitch.”


Saturday, February 2, 2019
at UC San Diego

Phenomenal event!

-3rd-year life sciences PhD


Saturday, February 23, 2019
at UC San Diego

Being challenged to reflect upon my accomplishments in terms of  skills and broader value I can provide employers was empowering and greatly clarified new opportunities for me.

-5th-year biochemistry PhD looking towards drug discovery in industry

 

 

February 23, 2019
at UC San Diego

“At the [bootcamp], I learned to communicate how I stand out from the competition to potential employers.”

– Chemistry Ph.D. graduate


Saturday, December 2, 2019
at UC San Diego

“This boot camp answered my most pressing career questions … speaking with successful PhD professionals gave me the confidence and insights to go on the market outside of academia.”

– 5th-year Ph.D. Neuroscience interested in consulting.

 

MORE TESTIMONIALS

It takes a network

Get the answers and support you need.

These specifically planned gatherings for the local PhD community, allow you to learn from and question your professional peers and top employers, who value your skills and abilities.  Share these opportunities and let others get-in-the-know

Working with a PhD career coach, learn how to effectively leverage and incorporate this first-hand information into a career “plan of action” —allowing you to cut through the application clutter and stand out from the competition. 

Winter 2019                                                                         Volume 27: Issue 1
“We sat down with Joe Cribari, Founder of The Known Experience, which is perpetuating the non-traditional in redefining PhD career preparedness.

What’s your biggest piece of advice for PhDs making a transition into the workforce?

“Start early in your academic career to make the unknown-known in every aspect of your career preparation, search, and transition.  Plus, you don’t have to do it alone. 
Like the professionals that take time out of their busy schedules to help facilitate our [career] bootcamps, there are many more willing to share their experience, provide support, and open doors to top jobs–no matter what you want to do.”  
Read the entire interview