PhD Pathways: Career Conversations

Are you a PhD interested in exploring careers outside of academia? Do you want to widen your professional network in industry?

The Graduate Student Career Development (GSCD) team has created a “PhD Pathways: Career Conversation” series to help you explore career opportunities and connect with industry professionals.

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Each month, we invite PhD alumni, recruiters, and speakers to discuss their careers and share a variety of opportunities from their organizations. Resources such as industry news, PhD internships, full/part-time opportunities, fellowships, and networking events are shared with attendees. Industries covered include Biotechnology, Consulting, Financial Services, Machine Learning, Publishing, Think Tanks, International Development, Not-for-Profits, Independent Schools, Higher Education Administration, and others. You will find a sample list of previous participating organizations below. 


For a full list of upcoming PhD Pathways events, please visit our Events Calendar for more information and event registration.


  • Amazon
  • AstraZeneca
  • AW Asia
  • Berkeley Carroll School
  • Boston Consulting Group
  • Chinese-American Family Alliance for Mental Health
  • Citadel
  • Council on Foreign Relations
  • Doris Duke Charitable Foundation
  • Google
  • Harmony Institute
  • Immineering
  • Manhattan Institute
  • Modern Language Association
  • Nature Communications
  • NYC Center for Economic Opportunity
  • NYC Department of Homeless Services
  • NYC Independent Budget Office
  • Susquehanna International Group
  • The Brearley School
  • The Dalton School
  • Trinity School
  • U.S. Department of Commerce
  • ZS Associate

For a recap of past events and employer highlights, be sure to check out our In the Know page.

Continue to explore career paths with the new PhD career planning tool, ImaginePhD.