Alternatives to Academia
Are you a master’s or PhD UCalgary alum who is exploring or looking to secure an alt-ac or non-academic career?
Webinar: Alternatives to Academia
Watch the recording of our Alternatives to Academia webinar from November 2017 featuring alumni Stuart Barnard, MA’10, PhD’16, and Tara Christie, PhD’09, plus Stephanie Warner, PhD’14, career development specialist, and Carol Wert, manager, UCalgary Alumni Career Program.
Tips and guidance for every stage
These resources will help you assess and explore your career options when pursuing alternatives to academia.
There are two key stages when exploring alternatives to academia — and determining your career path. We’ve laid out each step, with resources to help you along the way.
Assessing interest, personality and more
Exploring options and taking action
Tips from UCalgary
Tips from Alberta Learning Information Service (ALIS) resources
The Conference Board of Canada
Life Outside the Academy [webinar]
Calgary Career Counselling
Formal assessments (e.g., Strong Interest Inventory, MBTI)