Career Transition Guides

The University of Texas at Austin prepares advanced degree students and scholars for a wide range of careers in industry, nonprofit, government and academia. These career transition guides, researched and written by UT-Austin PhD students are designed to help graduate students and postdocs learn more about a wider range of careers and how skills developed through advanced degree training translate into different opportunities.

Each career transition guide includes:

  • an overview of the career
  • example job titles and employers
  • information on compensation and industry-specific locations
  • advice for getting started in the career and applying to jobs
  • a review of required skills as they relate to common job responsibilities

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