Ph.D. Resources

Discover resources available to help you with post-graduation planning and opportunities for Ph.D. students.

Versatile PhD
The Versatile Ph.D. is a forum to help currently enrolled Ph.D. students in the humanities, social science, and STEM disciplines identify and prepare for non-academic careers. The USC Career Center partners with The Versatile Ph.D. to bring premium access for all PhD students.

Beyond the PhD: PhD and Postdoctoral Career Conference

Beyond the Ph.D.: Ph.D. and Postdoctoral Career Conference is designed to inspire the USC doctoral community to pursue fulfilling, innovative, entrepreneurial careers in academia and industry. The diverse and accomplished array of speakers will provide you with strategies for presenting your unique research skills, scholarly perspectives, and teaching experiences to the job market and beyond.

In partnership with the USC Career Center and the USC Graduate School, this annual conference features interdisciplinary keynote panels, industry and academic roundtable sessions, and career sessions.