Transitioning out of academia

The Thesis Whisperer

Have you thought about running your own business after finishing your PhD?

Shari Walsh worked as an expert PhD career counsellor when I first met her, around 5 years ago. Now she runs her own business called ‘Growth Psychology’ and specialises in helping PhD students develop a successful post-PhD career both inside and outside of academia, amongst other things. In this post Shari shares her own transition story and offers you the benefit of her expert advice – for free 🙂

Screen Shot 2015-05-16 at 4.28.34 pmIt’s been over five years since I graduated from my PhD – wow, how time flies. I remember often thinking I would never make it and then, suddenly, it’s all done and there are lots of questions to face…

How do I get used to the empty space in my head where my research used to be? What am I going to do with my time…? Do I want…

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