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Journey Through Pathways: Discover Your Unique Career Roadmap

Chart Your Course: Doctoral Career Pathways

Welcome to ‘Chart Your Course: PhD Career Pathways’, your comprehensive guide to explore and navigate diverse career options as a PhD or Postdoc. Here, you’ll find a myriad of pathways from traditional academia to innovative roles in the industry, non-profits, government, and more. Uncover potential careers in fields like consulting, entrepreneurship, UX, policy, and beyond. Dive in at your own pace, exploring, learning, and carving out the path that resonates with your aspirations.

Click on any category below to start your journey.

Consulting, Venture Capital, Product Management, Data Analysis, Research & Development, Biotech, Pharmaceuticals, Startups.

Technology Transfer, Start-up Founder, Venture Capital, Innovation Consultancy.

Learning & Development (L&D), User Experience (UX) Design, Instructional Design, Human Resources, Talent Development.

Museums, Libraries, Non-profit Management, Public History, Arts Administration.

Teaching, Research, Administration, Student Affairs, Academic Advising.

Public Administration, Policy Analysis, Government Research, Public Affairs, Think Tanks.

Science Writing, Technical Writing, Publishing, Public Relations, Corporate Communications.

Market Research, Policy Research, Data Science, Competitive Intelligence.

Environmental consulting, conservation science, clean energy, etc.

Popular career paths for JHU Docs. Skip ahead.