Phd Career Stories



PhD Career Stories is a podcast where PhD:s share their stories and experiences in life after a PhD, inspiring you to take the next step in your career development!


  • #006: Tips&Tricks Philipp Gramlich: how to get a map of the job landscape

    30/09/2016 Duration: 08min

    In episode six, Philipp Gramlich will show you that there are many more jobs out there for you to put Tina Persson's inventory from episode four to best use. He will bring in his experiences from industry, academia and as co-founder of NaturalScience.Careers along to enrich the "landscape" of jobs you will see in front of you.

  • #005: Kyriaki Liadaki Story

    16/09/2016 Duration: 13min

    Kyriaki Liadaki finished her PhD in Immunology at the University of Thessaly, Greece, and then continued postdoctoral studies at Harvard Medical School and Karolinska Institutet. In this episode of PhD Career Stories, Kyriaki tells her story on how she came to make the life changing decision to leave academia and become a Math/Science Teacher at a bilingual school in Stockholm.

  • #004: Tips&Tricks Tina Persson: how to rewrite your CV

    29/08/2016 Duration: 09min

    In episode four of “PhD Career Stories” Tina Persson returns for a “tips & tricks”-themed episode. In this podcast, we learn more on how we can prepare ourselves for our next career move by making an inventory of our skills and rewriting our CV:s.

  • #003: Michele Manzo Story

    19/08/2016 Duration: 10min

    Michele Manzo started his career change in April 2015, after completing his PhD in Applied Physics at KTH in Stockholm, Sweden. In this episode of “PhD Career Stories”, Michele tells the story about his journey from academia to industry, which lasted almost a year. We learn how Michele, after a few hundreds of applications and with a little reverse engineering of the job hunting system as well as the willingness to completely reinvent himself, was able to land his current position as Electronic Design Engineer.

  • #002: Tips&Tricks Maria Sjögren: how to boost your online presence

    05/08/2016 Duration: 03min

    The second episode of our new podcast “PhD Career Stories” features Maria Sjögren, the researcher who left academia to become a change agent and digital evangelist. In this “tips & tricks”-themed episode, we learn more on how we can take control of our online presence and manage our digital reputation.

  • #001: First episode by PhD Career Stories: Tina Persson Story

    22/07/2016 Duration: 19min

    On this very first episode of our new podcast “PhD Career Stories”, Tina Persson talks about her career story and how her experiences inspired her to start this podcast. We learn how Tina, after 20 years in academia, finally found her dream job as an Professional Academic Career Adviser and Coach supporting PhD students, researchers and professionals to find career possibilities.

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